OKWU launches IoT module smartphone in India

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 15, 2016, 9:00 pm IST
Updated Nov 15, 2016, 8:02 pm IST
The USP of the new smartphone is that it is one of the pioneer brands to augment IoT technology in mobile phones.
The device offers a 5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM.
 The device offers a 5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM.

OKWU, a mobility start-up has launched its smartphone, Pi, along with an accessory, namely U-Tag. The USP of the new smartphone is that it is one of the pioneer brands to augment IoT technology in mobile phones.

On the specification front, the device offers a 5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card.

The smartphone runs on Android 6.1 Marshmallow and offers dual-SIM functionality and both SIM slots support 4G and VoLTE connectivity. It also features a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel that can detect up to 10 fingerprints.

The device is equipped with a dual camera setup with an 8MP and 2MP camera sensors with PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), while there is a 2MP front facing camera also on-board.

U-Tag is a Bluetooth tag that can be connected to user’s belongings and devices. Users can locate tagged belongings using a buzzer in close range and the same will also indicated through alerts on their phone in case it goes beyond a certain distance from the smartphone.

The smartphone will be selling at a price of Rs 5,999, while the U-Tag will be available at a price of Rs 990.


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