Datawind brings a new budget smartphone PocketSurfer GZ which has 1 year of internet. The company has already bundled with Reliance communications for free internet. The specifications of the smartphone is not given, but it is a touchscreen device and has rear camera with Flash.
Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of DataWind, said,
We are focused on driving the cost downward to a level where access to technology becomes universally affordable and democratization of technology finds its true meaning. Therefore, this new launch of smartphone at just Rs. 1499 is a step in that direction. This will certainly enhance the connectivity in the developing nations.
Hands-free communication has become extremely important and we feel strongly that this technology should reach every corner of the world. DataWind aims to breaks the affordability barriers and bandwidth constraints of networks touching the mass of India at a whole new level.
While need of internet reflects in every household, our product will enable everyone in the country to afford a smart phone.