Thursday, March 10, 2011

Ufone Launches 3 Android Handsets

ufone android Ufone Launches 3 Android Handsets [Pix+Video]

Ufone has formally stepped into Smartphone handset business. Earlier, Ufone has already tried selling low-end phone and we know the experience has been remarkable, except that the phones used to get unlocked.

Today, in a single go, Ufone has launched 3 android based handsets, which come with 30 MB of free Free GPRS Usage for 18, 15 and 6 Months based on phone model.

All three handsets are manufactured by Huawei and comes with network locked setting. Ufone claims that its Image Phone (U8800) is unlock-able.

Ufone has arranged hands-on for all the android handsets at its main service centers in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad (F-7).

We managed to catch Mr. Waqar Nayyar, AM Devices and Special projects for Ufone, who briefed us about the Android handsets that Ufone launched today.

Ufone Image (U8800):

Ufone Image sports a 3.8-inch capacitive touchscreen, a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS and WiFi connectivity.

Ufone Image Android Phone is powered by a 800MHz Cortex-A8 processor with 512MB RAM.

It has 4 GB of internal memory and supports microSD / SDHC expansion.


  • Android™ 2.2 (Froyo) OS
  • 5 MP Auto Focus Camera with LED flash
  • 3.8” full touch screen supporting auto rotation
  • G-sensor
  • 720p HD video capture and playback
  • WIFI with portable hotspot support
  • Google Software Suite
  • Web browsing with Flash support
  • 512 MB RAM + 4GB Memory
  • Price: Price: Rs. 24,999
  • Free 30 MB GPRS, Every month for 18 months

Ufone Verve (U8500):

Ufone Verge runs on the Android operating system, and comes with a music and video player supporting H.264, H.263, MP4, eAAC+, WMA and MP3 file types.

This model sports a 262K color touchscreen measuring 3.2-inches; you also get features such as an Optical trackpad, Accelerometer sensor, Bluetooth, 3G and a memory slot for up to 32GB MicroSD cards.


  • Android™ 2.1 OS
  • 3.2” full touch screen
  • 3.2 MP Camera
  • Google applications
  • G-Sensor
  • Optical Trackpad
  • FM Radio
  • Price: Rs. 15,499
  • Free 30 MB GPRS, Every month for 15 months

Ufone Ideos (U8150):

We are familiar with Huawei Ideos, which is now brought by Ufone as well. Ufone says it is offering Black Ideos, which is otherwise not available in Pakistan. In addition, Ufone is giving away one free casing with all Ufone Ideos (until stock lasts).

  • Android™ 2.2 (Froyo) OS
  • 2.8” full touch screen
  • Micro SD Card support upto 16 GB
  • G-Sensor
  • Google Software Suite
  • Price: Rs. 11,999
  • 30 MB Free GPRS for 6 months

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