Spice Unveils Android Phone, Tablets

PC World Team 19 Aug 2010

Spice has launched a line of Android ready devices, named the “Connected Spice Life” devices, including the Android 2.1 running Spice Mi-300 mobile phone. The other two devices, the Mi-410 and the Mi-700, are hand-held Android based tablets.

The Mi-300 Android mobile phone comes 3.5G ready and features a bunch of customized apps developed by Spice. The phone’s display is a 3.2-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen capable of a resolution of 320x240. Connectivity options include support for GPS (with A-GPS) and Wi-Fi while other features include support for Google Mobile Services, accelerometer and a proximity sensor The Mi-300 has a 5MP camera and is powered by the Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset.

The Mi-300 is available now in India for Rs. 9,990.

The Mi-410 is a touchscreen Android tablet with a 4.1-inch HVGA capacitive display. A press release claims that it is capable of “high definition video record” (sic), and we take that as an ability to record 720p video. The Mi-410 supports Wi-Fi and 3G and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor.

The Mi-700 is another Android touch screen tablet but with a 7-inch HVGA touchscreen. It has features similar to the Mi-400 and also has a hot-swappable memory card slot and dual cameras and runs using the Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset.

Both the Mi-410 and the Mi-700 will be launched in October-November of this year and their pricing will be announced later.