New Delhi, Feb 16: Celkon Mobiles has introduced Celkon UniQ in India and the phone will be available at a price tag of just Rs. 8,999. The recently launched smartphone offers a metal body and a fast front-facing fingerprint sensor. However, the precise availability information is not yet available for now.
The dual-SIM Celkon UniQ smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display and 2.5D curved glass protection. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. As far as optics are concerned, the smartphone offers a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor along with an LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with a moonlight flash.
When it comes to storage, Celkon UniQ offers 128GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB), that is supported by a dedicated slot. The smartphone has 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. Besides, it packs a 2700mAh battery.
Earlier, Celkon Mobiles allied with Airtel to offer the Celkon Star 4G+ at an 'effective price' of Rs. 1,249, though the market price of the smartphone is approximately Rs. 2,999. The partnership was aimed to expand Airtel's 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative that was aimed to make smartphones affordable for the general population. Customers opting for the Celkon Star 4G+ under the tie-up need to pay a down payment of Rs. 2,749 and make 36 continuous monthly recharges (totaling a minimum of Rs. 3,000 every 18 months). In return, Airtel will provide them with a cashback of Rs. 500 after 18 months, while the remaining Rs. 1,000 will be available after 36 months - bringing the total cashback to Rs. 1,500.