Indian consumer electronics company Videocon Industries Limited have just announced the launch of its new smartphone, the Videocon Cube 3. The smartphone is slated to come with a ‘SOS-Be Safe’ emergency response app, a feature which is heavily stressed on by the company in case of needed help in any emergency situation.
“Offering a prompt and one-stop solution, the ‘SOS-Be Safe’ app comes with highly responsive and ingenious features including Alert, Walk with ME, and Reach on Time. The users can trigger these features from their smartphone status bar and set security preferences like time, distance and contacts. The app makes the best use of GPS and provides a map view of nearby police stations and hospitals for any critical situation. Videocon Cube 3 is the first model from brand’s extensive smartphone portfolio to feature this ground-breaking app.”
-Akshay Dhoot, Head – Technology and Innovation, Videocon
The SOS app uses the power button as the panic button to send an alert to the pre-defined numbers in case of emergency. Further, the company has decided to introduce the panic button (‘SOS-Be Safe’ emergency response app) across its entire range of smartphones.
Videocon Cube 3 Specifications:
Hardware Software and Memory Specifications:
The new device from videocon will feature a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6735 64-Bit Processor with 3Gb of internal memory as well as 32 GB of internal storage. The cube 3 will sport a 5 Inch(720p) HD IPS Touchscreen 2.5D curved glass Display with a pixel density index of 293 PPI.
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system
Camera, battery and Connectivity Specifications:
Camera Specifications for the smartphone include a 13-megapixel snapper with dual-LED flash and PDAF on its back, and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with LED flash on the front panel. The Videocon Cube 3 houses a 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery with 20% faster charging. Connectivity features include Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, WiFi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, a micro USB port, G-sensor, Light Sensor, Gesture control, and Dual Whatsapp.
Where will the device be available and how much will it cost?
The Videocon Cube 3 is priced at Rs 8,490 and will be available via retail stores across the country.