Rio London, Paris & New York Smartphones Launched, Price Starts At Rs.3,399

Domestic handset maker, Rio Mobiles has partnered with online retailer Snapdeal to launch its three new smartphone in India namely, Rio London, Paris & New York. As for specifications, the Rio London and Paris smartphones share some identical specs. Both dual-SIM handsets are powered by a dual-core MediaTek (MT6572) processor clocked at 1.3 GHz alongside 512 MB of RAM and run Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. The Rio London packs a 4 inch WVGA display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution while Rio Paris comes with a 4.5 inch FWVGA IPS display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution. Read on to find more information about specifications, features, price and availability of the devices.

Rio London, Paris & New York

Both the handsets sport a 5 mega pixel rear camera with flash and a 2 mega pixel front facing camera. There is 4 GB of inbuilt storage on both phones which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. Connectivity options on both Rio London and Paris handsets include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB. The Rio London is fueled by a 1500 mAh battery and Rio Paris packs a 1700 mAh battery.

The dual-SIM Rio New York phone is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582) processor paired with 512 MB of RAM and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. It features a 5 inch FWVGA display 480 x 854 pixels resolution. It sports an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a 2 mega pixel front facing camera. It houses 4 GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. The handset packs a 2000 mAh battery and includes 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB as connectivity options.

“Rio Mobile is here to make waves and we are delighted to launch a range of three feature rich and affordable smartphones in association with Snapdeal. The aesthetically designed smartphones – Rio New York R501, Rio Paris R301 and Rio London R201 are characterized by style and simplicity, combining functionality with high performance,” said Adnan Kidwai, Co-founder and Director, Rio Mobile.

Key Features of Rio London

  • Processor: 1.3 GHz dual-core MediaTek (MT6572)
  • Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Display: 4 inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 4 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
  • Battery: 1500 mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB

Key Features of Rio Paris

  • Processor: 1.3 GHz dual-core MediaTek (MT6572)
  • Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Display: 4.5 inch FWVGA IPS (480 x 854 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 4 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
  • Battery: 1700 mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB

Key Features of Rio New York

  • Processor: 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582)
  • Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Display: 5 inch FWVGA (480 x 854 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 4 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 8 mega pixel auto focus with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
  • Battery: 2000 mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB

“The affordable smartphone market is booming in India and Rio Mobile is debuting with standout devices in their respective price points,” said, Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Electronics and Home, Snapdeal.com.

Price and Availability

All the three handsets are available to buy exclusively through Snapdeal. Rio London is priced at Rs. 3,399, Rio Paris carries a price tag of Rs. 4,399 and Rio New York is priced at Rs. 4,999.

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