Reliance Webstore and Coolpad Communications, today commenced the market roll-out of Coolpad smartphones in Tamil Nadu with the launch of Coolpad 2938 dual-mode smartphone.
Reliance Webstore Limited, the retail venture of Reliance ADA Group, will retail Coolpad branded dual-mode smartphones in over 150 Reliance World & Reliance Mobile Stores across the state of Tamil Nadu.
The market roll-out of Coolpad brand in Tamil Nadu is part of the strategic agreement signed between Reliance Webstore and Coolpad Communications. This marks Coolpad’s foray into the Indian smartphone market. It also marks the diversification of Reliance Webstore into open market handset retailing business.
Commenting on the market roll-out, Mr Rajeev Chandravally, Circle Head – Tamil Nadu, Reliance Webstore Limited said, “Tamil Nadu is the kind of market where customers always look for greater value and quality in products. Coolpad dual-mode smartphones combine great features with superb value and offer the best of both worlds–CDMA & GSM—in the same handset. We are sure that these smartphones will win the hearts of customers in Tamil Nadu.”
Coolpad 2938 The dual-mode touchscreen smartphone supports both CDMA and GSM connections, with two SIM card slots. The GSM SIM is tri-band, while for CDMA it supports 800 MHz. There are separate calling keys for GSM and CDMA. It allows selection of the preferred network (GSM or CDMA) and the option to make both networks to function simultaneously.
The touchscreen has enhanced response capabilities and supports handwriting recognition along with the traditional onscreen keyboard for typing messages. A tap on the homescreen takes users to the menu. All received and sent SMSes are saved automatically with ‘c’ or ‘g’ prefixes for differentiating between CDMA and GSM.
The Coolpad 2938 offers a mix of entertainment and business applications coupled with a 2.0-megapixel camera, the option of self-timer, continuous shots, special effects and adjusting contrast and brightness. It also has FM radio and a music player that supports MP3, AAC, AMR, MIDI, MMF, WAV and 3GP file formats. Connectivity options include Bluetooth and GPRS.
The Coolpad 2938 dual-mode smartphone is priced at Rs 10,999 and will be available at Reliance World and Reliance Mobile Stores across TamilNadu.