Indian handset maker Spice and Google in partnership launched new Android One smartphone, dubbed Spice Dream Uno H complete with Hindi language support, which it includes full Hindi keyboard, voice input and Hindi version of popular Google products such as Android OS, Chrome, Search, YouTube and Google Maps. Adds an exclusive Hindi application, called Aajtak, Sony Live and Hungama as well.
For the 300 million Hindi speaking people in India, the Spice Dream Uno H was design exclusively focusing on states such as Utter Pradesh (UP), Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Bihar and the rest of the country, as per the company words.
The Spice Dream Uno H, apart from the name its specs goes the same with the first version of Dream Uno that was launched few months ago. Features a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen, 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582 processor, Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) OS, 5MP rear with LED flash and 2MP front-facing camera sensors, paired with 1GB of RAM, 4GB built-in storage with microSD card slot, 3G connectivity support, Dual-SIM functionality and packs a 1700mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch, Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd, said:
Keeping in line with our shared philosophy of bringing the best in technology at an affordable price, we are delighted to partner with Google to launch India’s first truly Hindi phone – the Spice Dream Uno H. We firmly believe that this revolutionary phone will contribute immensely in connecting the 300 million Hindi speaking masses to the internet with its useful applications such as Google Search, YouTube and Google Maps. After successful launching the Android One with Google in September this year, this is our next step towards making smartphones more accessible to the Hindi speaking population in the country.
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product, Google, said:
Google has been pleased to work with Spice over the last few months on Android One — a program designed to help bring high-quality, affordable Android devices to everyone. We are excited by the launch of the second Spice Android One smartphone, this time targeting Hindi users. This is another step in empowering the next billion people.
Priced at Rs. 6499, the Spice Dream Uno H will be available to buy on all major retail stores across India. Goes different!