M-tech Mobile has launched a new budget smartphone in India. Dubbed as Eros Smart, it comes with a price tag of Rs. 4,799. The smartphone comes in Black, Coffee, Gold and Rose Gold color options. The Eros Smart will be available at 20,000 offline retail stores as well as leading e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, ShopClues.
Talking about the specifications, the M-tech Eros Smart is fitted with a 5-inch IPS LCD display that delivers HD resolution. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a quad-core processor running at 1.3GHz. The device offers 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card.
In terms of optics, the Eros Smart is equipped with 5MP rear-facing primary camera with LED flash. At the front, there is a 2MP selfie camera. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS right out of the box. A 2,400mAh battery powers the entire package. The battery is claimed to deliver talk time of up to 6-7 hours.
The Eros Smart boasts of a fingerprint scanner, which is quite rare among smartphones in this price segment. When it comes to connectivity, the handset offers options like 4G VoLTE, OTG support, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, proximity sensor, FM radio with recording.
"The all new Eros Smart is designed for customers who are looking for a value for money product. Our new offering blends design, durability, performance and affordability into one device setting new benchmarks in the industry," said Mr. Goutam Kumar Jain, Co- Founder, M-tech Informatics Ltd, commenting on the launch.
"Additionally, our 600+ service centers across the country deliver all necessary support and peace of mind. We are positive that the our new offering will receive a great response from our esteemed customers" he noted further.
Earlier this year, M-tech Mobile had launched another 4G smartphone called Foto 3 at Rs. 4,499. While the Foto 3 has similar specifications as the Eros Smart, the latter has some upgrades in the display resolution and optics department.
Many Android OEMs are currently putting their focus in the budget segment as in price-conscious country like India, not everyone has the means to spend much on a smartphone.