Karbonn is the first smartphone company which comes with integrated BHIM app!
Karbonn launched K9 Kavach 4G smartphone, the highlight of the smartphone is it integrates with BHIM app. The smartphone lets you do the online payment by govt. made BHIM app. and supported by NPCI.
The smartphone has 5-inch HD display, running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The smartphone is powered by Quad core processor, has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. It sports 5MP camera with flash on front and rear both sides. It comes with 4G VoLTE support and packed with 2,300mAh battery capacity.
Mr. Pardeep Jain, Managing Director, Karbonn Mobiles said,
“We, at Karbonn, are immensely honored to have an opportunity to partner with NPCI to integrate BHIM in our devices. This partnership is an epitome of two ‘Made in India’ entities joining hands to enable digital Indians with smart telephony solutions. Through this partnership, our aim is to promote a cashless economy empowering and educating more and more people in tier 2, 3 cities and rural areas about digital transactions and benefits of the same. The volume of digital transaction has increased by 80% in the last quarter and is slated to increase even further. Hence, our aim is to reach out to the next billion users and continue to contribute to ‘Digital India’ initiative through smart and simplified technology which has always been the core of our business.”
Mr. Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles said,
“I feel India is a very unique market. There is a rural consumer in the urban landscape and an urban consumer in rural landscape which divides the population not demographically but psycho-graphically. This initiative will benefit different segments of the Indian population catering to daily monetary transaction needs of the consumers. With this new initiative we plan to bring the benefits of smart telephony to the masses in a way that they are able to join the league of the digital Indians”
Mr. A. P. Hota, Managing Director & CEO, National Payments Corporation of India said,
“With this association lakhs of customers will be greeted with BHIM App in Karbonn smartphones. Availability of BHIM in multiple languages will cater to people from distinct regions with ease. This strategic partnership is a significant step towards providing acceptance tools for facilitating digital payments in India.”
Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G will be coming in Gold and Silver colour for Rs. 5,290.
Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G specifications are
Processor: 1.25GHz Quad-core
Display: 5-inch HD, 1280×720 pixels
Memory: 8GB internal, expandable up to 32GB with microSD
Camera: Rear 5MP autofocus with LED Flash/ Front 5MP with Flash
OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS