Comio enters India with launch of P1, S1, C1 smartphones priced Rs 5,999 onwards; specifications, availability
Comio enters the Indian market with the launch of three smartphones together which is targeted to the lower and mid-segment of smartphones.
- The Comio P1 is priced at Rs 9,999, the Comio S1 is priced at Rs 8,999 and Comio C1 at Rs 5,999
- Comio P1 is packed with a massive 5000mAh battery
- All the three smartphones run on a Quad-core 64 bit Mediatek chipset
Chinese-based smartphone maker Comio entered the Indian market on Friday with the launch of its flagship handsets S1 and P1 along with the third smartphone, C1. While the Comio P1 is priced at Rs 9,999, the Comio S1 is priced at Rs 8,999 and Comio C1 at Rs 5,999.
The brand Comio comes from Topwise Communication which is based in China. In India the company is headquartered in New Delhi and the brand seeks to cater to the mid-level smartphone segment.
The Comio P1 is packed with a massive 5000mAh battery. It is available in a Metal Grey and Sunrise Gold colour variants, it comes in a metal body with a dual-SIM phone offering, 5.5-inch HD IPS display screen, finger print sensor, 3 GB RAM, 13-megapixel autofocus with flash rear camera and 8-megapixel selfie camera with screen flash.
The company claims the smartphone has 24 hours talk time and 30-day standby time.
The Comio S1 features a metal unibody with curved edges and is available in two colour variants - Royal Black and Sunrise Gold.
The USP of the S1 is its slim design and metallic finish. In terms of the camera, it has a 13-megapixel auto focus with flash rear camera and 8-megapixel selfie camera.
It is paired with a 5.2-inch HD IPS display, front finger print sensor, 2GB RAM and a 2700mAh battery.
While the Comio C1 has a metal frame comes with Hi-fi music system. It will be available in Mellow Gold and Space Black variants and comes with 32 GB internal memory, 5-inch HD IPS display and 8-megapixel autofocus with flash rear camera with 5-megapixel selfie camera.
All the three smartphones run on a Quad-core 64 bit Mediatek chipset, with 32GB internal memory and are 4G VoLTE enabled.
The devices are also embedded with the Freezer and Clone Application. The Freezer app allows you to as many applications as you wish without the worry of space constraints whereas the Clone app makes sure that all that data from your device is backed up at all times. The Clone app also allows for ease of transfer of data from one handset to another.
The Comio smartphones come with the anti-theft feature preloaded in all handsets. In case of any suspicious activity, SIM based alerts are shared with the registered mobile number.
One of the interesting feature of Anti-theft is the image click seek, wherein when someone tries to unlock the device by trying to break the pattern or PIN, the device will automatically take the image of the unauthorized person. Other options include the lock and unlock feature, shutdown blocker, data back up, and SIM related functions.
Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, CEO and Director, Comio India said, “Entering as a new player in the smartphone market, consumer satisfaction and delivering premium quality products are our main strategies to fuel the establishment of Comio in India. Our clear vision is to be the leader in the mid-segment smartphone category in India and create a strong offline brand. Over the course of the first year, we will build a strong foundation for the brand based on the three strategic pillars- innovation, partnership and great people. We are in India for the long run and will contribute to the nations ‘Make in India’ initiative.”
In addition Comio is also offering its customers a very special after-sales service. Comio will be offering 30 day DOA, a special buy back and upgrade offer allowing you to upgrade your old smartphone.
The Comio upgrade offer, allows you an assured 40% return on your old Comio phone (Not more than 12 months old) which will be given if you want to upgrade you existing Comio phone.
Additionally, all three smartphones also come with a free one-time screen replacement warranty within six months of purchase to supplement the one-year plus 100 days’ extra manufacturer warranty.
The Comio smartphones will be available at all key retail stores from the coming week in North India and will be available from third week of September in West India.
Comio will also announced an exclusive data tie-up with Reliance Jio, which will offer packages with additional data benefit, especially designed for the youth. With a recharge of Rs 309 or above, consumers will get a 5 GB additional data voucher on their handset.