Here comes Firstouch A10 a smartphone made for regional non-English Indian speakers.
Not much of the Indian population are literate. People struggle to when they have English language infront of them. Understanding this problem three IIT graduates have come up with MoFirst Solutions Pvt Ltd, a company which has announced first smartphone in their own language. Dubbed as Firstouch A10 the smartphone can be handy for those non-English speakers as it can translate whole English stuff on the phone into regional language spoken in India using the Swipe technology.
Firstouch A10 is priced competitive at Rs 6,000 and should make it for customers who eye for budget phones. As of now this device only supports Gujrati as the language, maybe they got inspired by Narendra Modi (Namo movement). Rakesh Deshmukh, CEO says that the support for other Indian languages are coming soon.
Coming to hardware specifications, it's with 4-inch WVGA touchscreen display providing 800 x 480 pixels bearable resolution and powered with 1.2 Ghz dual core processor with 512 MB RAM. It will be running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of box and has 2 mega pixel primary camera and VGA front facing camera. There is enough 4 GB internal memory and a micro SD card slot. 1300 mAh Li-ion battery is capable to provide 6 hours of continuous talk time or 180 hours of standby time.
Firstouch A10 Specifications
|Display Size||4 Inches touchscreen display|
|Resolution||800 x480 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Dual core processor|
|Primary Camera||2 Mega Pixel Camera|
|Front Camera||0.3 Mega Pixel Camera|
|Camera Features||Geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization, HDR|
|Storage||4 GB Internal|
|External Storage||Expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card|
|2G Freq||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Freq||3G WCDMA: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|Audio||MP3, AAC, WAV, OGG, AMR|
|Video||MP4, 3GP, WMV, AVI, MKV|
|Image||JPEG, PNG, GIF|
|Headphone Jack||Yes, 3.5 mm|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Tethering||Wi-Fi Tethering, USB tethering, Bluetooth tethering|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP|
|Navigation||aGP with GLONASS|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Battery||1300 mAh Li-ion battery|
|Talk Time||up to 5 hours|
|Standby Time||up to 200 hours|
|Colors Available||Black, White|
|Box Content||Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, User Manual|