After the arrival of some key Chinese players, US-based InFocus has entered India with launching its M2 as the first smartphone. The company has partnered with e-commerce entity Snapdeal for exclusively selling the new smartphone in the country with a price tag of Rs. 4,999.
The InFocus M2 comes with a decent list of specifications that includes a 4.2 inches display with 1280 x 768 pixels (WXGA) resolution and a MediaTek MT6582 SoC with 1.3GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. Besides, there is 8GB on-board storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 64GB.
Running on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, the M2 sports an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the rear along with an LED flash and an 8-megapixel camera sensor is also available on the front. It has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and a microUSB port and packs a 2,010mAh battery.
The InFocus M2 has dual-SIM support with dual-standby technology and supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE and HSPA+ networks. It comes preloaded with features such as Gesture Controls, TV Direct Mode and Meitu-Beauty FX app.
On announcing the launch, Sachin Thapar, Country Head, InFocus Mobiles, said:
“With InFocus, we are going to change the rules of the game in the Indian smartphone industry. The kind of superlative features InFocus M2 offers are often unheard of in smartphones priced at even double its cost. It also comes with the indelible stamp of superior quality that all Foxconn-manufactured handsets sport. Our vision is to make products keeping our customers’ life in focus and to make user-friendly and highly advanced features accessible to the masses.”
InFocus reveals that all its smartphones are manufactured by Taiwanese ODM Foxconn and are designed with “highly advanced” features to reach to the masses.
Commenting on the partnership with InFocus, Tony Navin, Senior Vice-President, Electronics and Home, Snapdeal, said:
“The affordable smartphone market in India is emerging as an important avenue for smartphone manufacturers to reach a large customer base. National and international brands entering the segment have had to juggle for balance between features and price. This is why we are excited to partner with InFocus and launch the feature-laden InFocus M2 in India at market defining price. The device sets new benchmarks in terms of build quality and the specifications with brilliant display; superior front and rear camera and the software that comes pre-loaded with the device. We strongly believe that our customers will find a lot of value in purchasing the device exclusively available on Snapdeal.”
InFocus M2 key specifications:
- 4.2-inch WXGA display
- Android 4.4 KitKat OS
- 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
- 1GB of RAM, 8GB expandable storage
- 8MP rear and front camera sensors
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
- Dual-SIM support
- 2,010mAh battery