Videocon today announced a new 4G handset with Panic Button featuring SoS Be Safe App. This new smartphone is named Videocon Cube 3. It features a Panic button that was made mandatory by the Government recently. Videocon Cube 3 is available via offline retail shops across India for Rs. 8,490 in black color option. Device comes with Reliance Jio Preview Offer with free Data calls, Voice calls and SMS till December 31st 2016.
The company claims that it has come out with the Panic Button across its entire line up and is found inside the SoS Be Safe App. Here the Power button twins as SoS Button and this button is used to send SoS alert to pre-registered numbers in case of emergency. This App makes use of the GPS to provide map view of nearby Police stations and Hospitals under risky situations. It poses features like Alert, Walk with Me and Reach on Time.
• 5 inch (720*1280 p) Full HD IPS Display with 2.5 D curved glass and Dragon Trail X Glass Protection
• 1.3 GHz Quad-Core Media Tek MT 6735 coupled with 3 GB of RAM
• Mali T 720 GPU
• 32 GB storage space expandable via Micro Card SD
• 13 MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash and PDAF and 5 MP front facing shooter for selfies with Flash
• Runs Android OS V 6.0. Marshmallows out of the box
• 3000 mAh li-ion non removable battery with 20% fast charging support
• Dual SIM supports 4G VoLTE
• Connectivity supports 3G HPSA, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0V, GPRS/EDGE, GPS, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm Audio Jack and Micro-USB V 2.0
• Sensors lodged are Ambient light sensor, Proximity and Accelerometer
Commenting on the launch, Akshay Dhoot, Head – Technology and Innovation, Videocon, said, “Videocon Smartphone is a consumer-first brand aiming to create indigenous devices, matching up the growing needs of consumers and smartphone Eco-system in the country.
He added, with smartphones impacting our lives in many ways, emergency response system or panic button is certainly the need of the hour. We welcome the recent provision by government for devices with emergency response facilities as it will provide a new direction for the industry to empower smartphone users. We are confident that our latest Cube 3 handset featuring ‘SOS-Be Safe’ will assist smartphone users during different kind of emergency situations and enhance consumer experience. This smart device is packed with powerful and utility led features that are shaping the consumer aspirations and industry growth.