Micromax Launches C350 Open Market Handset for CDMA

Micromax, the leading Indian mobile handset manufacturer announced the launch of Micromax C350, the first Indian OMH (Open Market Handset) compliant CDMA2000 phone was launched in Hong Kong. The revolutionary OMH technology, available on the CDMA2000 platform, gives mobile customers the flexibility to buy a CDMA2000 handset and relevant SIM cards from any CDMA2000 operator of their choice. The OMH-compliant Micromax C350, powered by Qualcomm’s QSC6020™ chipset, offers 2MP camera, motion sensor, 2.4” 262K colour QVGA screen, stereo FM radio, multi format music player, video recorder/player, Bluetooth 2.0, and expandable memory (up to 4GB).

Micromax CDMA OMH handset model C350 is an extremely affordable upgrade option for existing CDMA2000 customers who want more features and VAS/data services on their handsets. The Micromax C350 is expected to be priced below Rs. 4500 and available across India at all existing retail outlets across the country.

Speaking at the launch of the Micromax OMH model C350, Mr. Vikas Jain, Business Director, Micromax Informatics Ltd, said, “With our futuristic vision and commitment to deliver the best of technology to our customers, Micromax is proud to be the first Indian brand to have released the OMH handset. Our product line always exemplifies our motto of ’Inventing Surprises‘ and our latest release of the OMH model will surely provide another delightful experience to the subscribers of CDMA technology. The OMH technology, combined with C350, has enabled us to bring feature-rich handsets into the market faster, and make them available at very attractive price points.”

OMH technology has provided equality across CDMA and GSM in terms of operator selection and upgrade flexibility. This will greatly benefit the CDMA handset market in India and encourage manufacturers to bring a greater variety of handsets into the market.

Dr. Sandeep Sibal, Country Manager and Vice President, of Technology, for Qualcomm India & South Asia said, “We congratulate Micromax for being the first Indian brand to launch a CDMA OMH handset.

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  • vinay January 10, 2010 12:07 am

    read somewhere abt dual sim phones where phone can work both as gsm+gsm nd also work like gsm+cdma. is it true n which company’s model?

  • vinay January 10, 2010 12:04 am

    now is the time for dual sim phones, whether gsm2 or cdma+gsm. but c350 from micromax looks single sim, so lost some charm.

  • saket January 8, 2010 9:15 pm

    i thing price shud be around 4000…

    wat about battery back up??

  • Vinayak Pai January 8, 2010 6:02 pm

    @Sanjay Bafna
    Thnaks for the clarification!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sanjay Bafna January 8, 2010 3:18 pm

    Vinayak Pai :

    “Dr. Sandeep Sibal, Country Manager and Vice President, of Technology, for Qualcomm India & South Asia said, “We congratulate Micromax for being the first Indian brand to launch a CDMA OMH handset.”
    What about samsung corby speed OMH? Wasnt it launched before the Micromax model??????????

    Micromax is Indian Brand while Samsung is Korian Brand

  • Prasath J January 8, 2010 2:32 pm

    Come on Micromax, bring a OMH qwerty CDMA or C+G dual phone to India.. Especially with low cost high speed CDMA data around corner and excessive FREE SMS offers available, qwerty CDMA handsets is going to be a great hit…

  • Vinayak Pai January 8, 2010 2:17 pm

    “Dr. Sandeep Sibal, Country Manager and Vice President, of Technology, for Qualcomm India & South Asia said, “We congratulate Micromax for being the first Indian brand to launch a CDMA OMH handset.”
    What about samsung corby speed OMH? Wasnt it launched before the Micromax model??????????

  • IG January 8, 2010 1:55 pm

    a good cdma phone according to cost..

  • Agnivo January 8, 2010 1:25 pm

    MicroMax is a bigger player, though many think it’s a darn cheap Chinese manufacturer…

  • Fahad January 8, 2010 1:19 pm

    Good going Micro Max…
    A better way to lead in cdma marke…

  • IDRIS January 8, 2010 1:18 pm

    Micromax has offered good productz in past .This is some thing praise worthy and customers will welcome the product. seems to be a fully featured phone…GOOD JOB..

  • RDB January 8, 2010 1:18 pm

    Does it support on-mobile web browsing ? any opera mini included ?