Although Google announced its plans regarding expansion of Android One powered smartphones in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, apart from India. Following the announcement, the Symphony Mobile has launched the first Android One handset in Bangladesh. Symphony Roar A50 comes with the similar reference design and specifications described by Google and already accustomed with Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno already retailing in India from September 2014.
Notably, Spice has recently released yet another variant of its Android One-based smartphone for Indian market, dubbed Dream Uno H, available to buy at Rs. 6,499 and retailed with added Hindi-language input.
Features of Symphony Roar A50 goes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen, and powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor;1GB of RAM; a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash; a 2-megapixel front camera; 8GB of inbuilt storage; expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 32GB); Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, and a 1780mAh battery. This will be the foremost Android One smartphone introduced by any manufacturer outside India.
- 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) IPS display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core processor with Mali-400 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
- Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS
- Dual SIM
- Dimensions: 132 x 66 x 9.1mm
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 1780mAh battery
The Symphony Roar A50 is priced at 8700 Bangladeshi Taka (US$ 110 / Rs. 7100 approx). Purchased in Black color option only and available to pre-order from local operator Banglalink. Goes on sale with a promotional offer it comes with an 8GB microSD card and free data from Banglalink, respectively.