Mar 18, 2013 (LBO) – Dialog Axiata Plc, Sri Lanka’s largest cellco said it has launched two own brand Android based handsets with which it hopes encourage mass-adoption of Smartphones in the country. Hans Wijesuriya, group chief executive of Dialog Axiata said the move will allow every citizen to afford a Smartphone.
He said the Dialog brand, customer service infrastructure and aggressive pricing will give its devices an edge in the market.
Dialog Smartphones use the Android 2.3 operating system and come with a one-year warranty.
The Dialog i35 (with a 3.5 inch TFT Screen and 2 Megapixel camera) is offered at Rs. 9,990 rupees and the Dialog i43 (with a 4.3 inch TFT Screen and 5 Megapixel camera) is offered at 16,990 rupees.
They have a 1 GigaHertz processor and 4GigaByte storage on board, with Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM radio and a microSD card slot as standard features.