NEW DELHI: State-run BSNL in partnership with Champion Computers launched two smartphones for Rs 3,225 and Rs 4,499, targetted at tier 2 and 3 cities.
"The market in tier 2 and 3 cities is ripe for such a product offering as the consumers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy and the demand for user-friendly products is very high," Champion Computers MD Kapil Wadhwa said in a statement.
The devices come with dual-core processor and run on Android Jelly Bean operating system and have a dual SIM slot.
"Needless to say, technology is wide-spread today and to reach to the grass-root level, we must have quality hardware, interactive content and robust and affordable carrier service," BSNL Director (Consumer Mobility) Anupam Srivastava said.
Srivastava added BSNL also has an agreement for sale of bundled devices with Champion Computers and have launched a special 3G data plan for tablets which include 500MB free data, 50 minutes on-network voice calls per month for six months.