Mobiistar, the Vietnamese smartphone maker, entered the Indian smartphone market with two selfie-centric smartphones recently. Now, the company is expanding its offline presence with an aim to hire over 3,000 employees and 600 distributors. Mobiistar has also launched five new selfie-centric smartphones in India, with prices ranging from Rs 4,340 and going all the way up to Rs 10,500. The smartphones will be available starting August 2.
“While we entered the country in May, we wanted to highlight our strong commitment towards the country by establishing ourselves more deeply into its ecosystem. 70% of India’s smartphone market is offline and even before coming into the country we knew we would eventually take our product portfolio offline. Our phones cater to the selfie driven Indian who is also cost conscious thus Mobiistar provides a meaningful user experience with affordability. With our new range of selfie centric smartphones, we aim to be the part of top 5 smartphone brands in the affordable segment by the end of the year,” Mr. Carl Ngo Co-founder and CEO of Mobiistar, India and Global said in a press release.
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Mobiistar C1 Lite, C1, C2 price in India, specifications
The C1 Lite is priced at Rs 4,340, the C1 is priced at Rs 5,400 whereas the C2 is priced at Rs 6,300. All three smartphones are equipped with a 5.34 inch IPS LCD display running at 480×960 pixels (FWVGA+) resolution.
In terms of cameras, the C1 Lite features a 5-megapixel front and rear camera, the C1 comes with an 8-megapixel front and a 5-megapixel rear camera, whereas the C2 comes with an 8-megapixel front and rear camera.
The C1 and C2 feature 2GB of RAM and 16GB onboard storage with a microSD card slot. The C1 Lite, on the other hand comes with 1GB of RAM, 8GB onboard storage, with a microSD card slot. The C1 and C2 also include face unlock feature.
Mobiistar E1 Selfie price in India, specifications
The Mobiistar E1 Selfie is priced at Rs 8,400 and comes with a 5.45-inch IPS display with HD+ (720x1440pixels) resolution. The smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel front and rear cameras, 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage, which is expandable using a microSD card. Sadly, other specifications such as battery and chipset aren’t available at the moment.
Mobiistar X1 Dual price in India, specifications
Lastly, the X1 Dual is priced at Rs 10,500 and features a 5.7-inch HD+ display (720X1440pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Powered by a MediaTek MT6737H chipset, it is paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable using a microSD card.
The smartphone boots Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, features a fingerprint scanner and face unlock feature. In the photography department, the X1 Dual comes with two cameras on the front – a 13-megapixel sensor paired with an 8-megapixel secondary wide-angle shooter. At the back, the smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel shooter.