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Intex Technologies today announced the launch of India’s lowest priced smartphone, the Intex Cloud FX at Rs. 1999.
The device runs on Firefox OS and boasts of features such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Dual SIM and comes with an expandable memory of upto 4GB.
Intex Cloud FX is available exclusively on Snapdeal.com in two premium colors – Black and White. The device also supports several languages like English, Hindi and Tamil.
Speaking on the launch of ‘Cloud FX’, Keshav Bansal, Director, Marketing, Intex Technologies said that, “The launch of Intex Cloud FX marks the beginning of a new era of the Indian smartphone market and Intex is proud to be the first Indian company to understand and deliver on market needs. With the launch of Intex Cloud FX, we aim to enable the masses to get smartphone experience at the cost of a feature phone. We are delighted to partner with Snapdeal.com, the partnership allows us to offer the smartphone pan-India at a revolutionary cost.”
“We are excited that Intex Cloud FX is now selling in the market, being the first Firefox OS device available in India and Asia.” “The positive consumer feedback from other markets tells that people like the unique user experience and openness we’re building with Firefox OS. With the supports from Intex, Firefox OS smartphones in ultra-low-cost category will redefine the entry-level smartphones segment, which attract people to transfer from featured phones to
smartphones. Having a stronghold as Intex, we believe Firefox OS devices are going to create
another momentum in Asia,” said Dr. Li Gong, President of Mozilla.
Cloud FX is equipped with 1.0 GHz Processor for instant messaging and fast internet browsing. Boasting its dual-sim capabilities, the phone supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, ensuring full time connectivity for the social media buffs. The phone comes with an expandable memory of upto4GB. Interesting, the phone has Build-in Usage monitor that allow users to monitor and control their data usage.
Firefox OS is a brand new open operating system for smartphones built entirely using HTML5 and other open Web standards. It is free from the rules and restrictions of existing proprietary platforms and therefore can deliver the performance, personalization and price people want in a smartphone with a beautiful, intuitive and easy-to-use experience that is unmatched by any other phone.
Aircel has also extended an attractive offer for Cloud FX users. Aircel subscribers can now avail 500MB data free per month for 3 months by simply SMSing ‘INTEX’ to 121.