Karbonn K9 Smart launched at Rs 3,990; Supports 21 Indian Languages

Karbonn K9 Smart: Domestic mobile phone manufacturer Karbonn has launched a new affordable smartphone, the K9 Smart. The handset is now available to buy via retails stores with a price tag of Rs 3,990.

The noteworthy thing about the Karbonn K9 Smart is that it comes with support for 21 Indian languages. The Indian firm said that the smartphone provides support to 12 Indian languages at the system level and the phone contacts are accessible in 11 Indian languages.

Karbonn K9 Smart – Specs list:

Karbonn K9 Smart launched at Rs 3,990
Karbonn K9 Smart launched at Rs 3,990

Karbonn also said that the users will be allowed to choose from 21 Indian languages for typing input. The smartphone is mainly targeted at non-English speaking users. Additionally, the Karbonn K9 Smart comes with preloaded apps such as Cricbuzz, which will provide commentary and live updates in 6 Indian languages. It also comes preloaded with Newshunt app which will be offering news and magazines in 11 Indian languages.

In terms of other specs, the Karbonn K9 Smart sports a 5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor clubbed with 512MB of RAM. It includes an internal storage of 8GB which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.

The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. It comes equipped with a 3.2-megapixel rear camera along with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The connectivity options bundled with the device include GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. It also comes with 3G connectivity support. A 2300mAh battery completed the package.

Commenting on the launch, Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles said, “With the launch of K9 Smart, we aim to dissolve the language barrier which is one of the major impediments inhibiting Smartphone adoption amongst non-English speaking population. With K9 Smart launch we aim to bridge this divide by offering Indian users an affordable smartphone device which offers access in their native language for ease of use thereby encouraging adoption.”

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