Saturday, July 27, 2013

Coming soon, an Android smartphone for Narendra Modi fans

Rejoice, Modi fans! Soon, it seems, there will be an Android phone dedicated to Narendra Modi.

According to reports, Smart Namo, an independent body formed by Modi fans, has announced it will soon launch a mobile phone by the same name.

The official website for the device says, the Android phone will be the group members’ way of showing their dedication and respect to Modi.

“We are from land of Gujarat and in electronic smartphone business in China. NAMO stands for Narendra Modi and Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey,” says the description of the website.

According to the brief product specifications posted on the website, the 5-inch SmartNamo smartphone will be powered by a MediaTek MT6589 SoC that includes a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and include Gorilla Glass 2 protection and a 13 megapixel camera.

The phone, according to the website, will be available in four variants with 1GB or 2GB RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal memory. There also seem to be plans to launch the phone with a Narendra Modi ‘signature edition’.

Ammeet Desai, a Gujarati businessmen who has a mobile business in China, told The Wall Street Journal that they got the idea for this phone from China, where several products like MP3 players and smartphones are sold with branding of the leaders.

The WSJ report claims that Smart Namo phone will cost Rs 16,000 at launch and have videos as well as apps related to Modi. The phone is expected to be released by end of August.

Source : First Post

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