Micromax launched the world’s lightest touch 3.5G phone 3.5G modu T for Rs. 12,500 in the Indian market in an exclusive partnership with Israeli based company Modu Limited .The modu T holds a Guinness World Record, with a feather-weight of 55grams excluding the accessories or attachments.
modu T 3.5G model is a thin phone, featuring a 2.2 inch touch screen and a memory card with 2GB memory capacity which can be extended up to 32GB. It operates on operates on Qualcomm’s Brew operating system and offers applications such as YouTube, Google Search, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, TuneWiki, eBuddy, Snaptu etc.
The Micromax modu T comes with two “fy” devices, jackets, which when connected, add new features to the phone. The “camerafy” jacket converts the phone into a camera with a 5 mega pixel cam and LED flash. Alternatively, you can also “sportfy” your modu T phone and turn it into your exercise companion.The handset will be available in the market from Oct 22.
Micromax in association with Aircel also promises you 3 months of free 3.5G data service so that you can check the quality of phone .
Vikas Jain, Business Director, Micromax, asserted, “We are excited to work with modu, and bring this unique phone to the Indian audience with the Micromax touch. The modu T phone, co-branded and customized with Micromax gives consumer this modular mobile experience. He further adds, “The ‘fy’ devices provide an enhanced ecosystem, with multiple new functions added to the phone to enable users the freedom to choose, to change and to express themselves. Initially we will provide 2 ‘fy’ devices that make the phone multi functional and we are working with modu to introduce more ‘fy’ devices in the near future. ”.
Dov Moran, CEO and founder of modu, said, “We are quite fortunate to be launching in a dynamic market such as India with Micromax and with what we believe is a break-through product as the modu T. It is an opportunity for both companies.”
The modu T phone will be available in India from 22nd October 2010 and will be launched with pre-bundled 2GB memorycard and both ‘fy’ devices under a special launch promotional offer for the auspicious Indian festival of Diwali