Here’s another attempt at offering cheap smartphone — and this time, it’s really cheap. Bengaluru-based Namotel is marketing Namotel Acche Din at an insanely low price of Rs 99, calling it India’s most affordable smartphone. The company’s promoter Madhav Reddy said that the smartphone is available for pre-booking from May 17 to May 25 on the company’s website namotel.com. However, the website did not open when TOI Tech tried to book the smartphone.
As for the specifications, Namotel Acche Din sports a 4-inch display with 480×800 pixels WVGA resolution. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and packs 1GB RAM. There’s 4GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. There’s a 2MP camera at the back and a VGA selfie camera for those who plan on using this thing for taking photos. Connectivity options include 3G and dual-SIM.
The website of the company, namotel.com, shows that the price has been slashed from Rs 2,999 to Rs 99 and that the smartphone is available on cash-on-delivery basis. The company also adds that nominal delivery charges will be levied.
The message being displayed by the company says – ‘Joy and freedom represents the logo! The same joy will flourish in billion Indians in the form of smart Connect with (3 different looks and shapes) Android Smart powerful Phone at 99. We make this product to show love for India it is a ‘MAKE IN INDIA’ Initiative. This model is limited and it is applicable only for India and who holds Aadhar Identity.
How to Book Namotel Android Smart Phone Booking Online Procedure Step by Step Guide :
1. Firstly Open Official Website of Namotel at www.namotel.com or www.Namotel.in.
2. Select Acchedin Tab on Top Menu Bar for Rs 99 Mobile.
3. Next Click on Register Tab for Booking, then The below Form will be Displayed.
4. Before Filling the Form You need to Scan the Pass port Size pic with 1 MB and Aadhar Card Scan with Less than 2 MB Size.
5. If you have BeMyBanker ID then enter otherwise, Register for BeMyBanker ID at www.bemybanker.com from above Option.
On completing the Online Booking Process, you will receive an Email or an SMS (or both) as Confirmation of Booking Namotel Achhe Din Mobile.