Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a new feature phone in the country. It is being touted as the ‘most economical feature phone’. The new BSNL Detel D1 is priced at just Rs 499. It comes with a bundled prepaid pack. The super-cheap phone sports a 1.44-inch monochrome display and basic features like torch light, FM radio, etc. Read more to find about BSNL Detel D1 Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The BSNL Detel D1 (with a BSNL connection) is priced at only Rs 499. It comes bundled with a BSNL 365-day pack. Customers will get free talk time of Rs 103 with the new device. The new handset is now available across the country.
As part of the prepaid pack, users will get Rs 103 worth of talk time and a personal ring back tone for 28 days. All BSNL to BSNL calls will cost only 15 paisa per minute. Whereas calls to other networks will cost 40 paise per minute.
Specifications and Features
- 1.44-inch monochrome display
- Vibration mode
- FM radio
- 650mAh battery
The BSNL Detel D1 sports a 1.44-inch monochrome display. It is backed by a 650mAh battery. The single SIM device comes with basic features like torchlight, phonebook, speaker, vibration mode, and FM radio.
With the new Detel D1, BSNL aims to offer super affordable handsets in ‘all the nooks and corners of the country’. The company has partnered with Detel Mobiles (Indian feature phone manufacturer) for the new handset. The new initiative will further propel the company’s ideology ‘to bring communication services in the most cost-effective manner.’
“India is one of the only places in the world where feature phones still outsell smartphones. Such phones are preferred by a large population either due to its price or its inherent simplicity,” said Yogesh Bhatia, MD, S. G. Corporate Mobility (parent company of Detel).