Dell Makes a Foray into Smartphone Market in India With XCD 35 and XCD 28

Written By Sam on 13 November 2010
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Understanding India’s growing smartphone user market and the increasing demand for the same, Dell makes an entry into the Indian smartphone market by introducing two new models, the XCD 28 and the XCD 35. Smartphone users can look forward to pocket-friendly options with these devices as Dell aims to address primarily price point issues in any country without the option of bundling the offer with a Telecom provider. The two models will be available for Rs. 10,990 and Rs. 16,990 respectively though the XCD 35 will be out in December 2010 while the XCD 28 will be available in the market immediately.

The smartphones have the following features:

  • They will run on the Android 2.1 OS.
  • A native browser supported by a built-in 3G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
  • Media player with multiple video formats, plus imaging and music features.
  • Location awareness tool
  • Features typical to the Indian user have been included, such as, FM radio and Activesync to access the
  • Microsoft Email Exchange.
  • A 3.5 MP camera and a 2.8 inch LCD touchscreen for the XCD 28 and a 3.5 inch capacitative one for the XCD 35 for richer gaming, multimedia and entertainment experience.
  • The devices are equipped with an internal memory of 200 MB which has an expandable capacity of up to 16 GB with micro SD cards.

The phones come with a 1 year Advanced Exchange Warranty that gives users the option to have their devices exchanged for new ones should they face any problems with their smartphones.

Both the devices will be readily available at Dell’s stores as well as in leading mobile retail stores. If you plan to go phone-shopping this weekend, the available Dell model may be among the list of phones you wish to check out.

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