Vodafone 150 to launch in India at Price of Rs.700

The Vodafone 150 and 250 were announced for Emerging markets at MWC. Now Vodafone is planning to launch the 150 in India.This might be the first  Vodafone Handset to be launched in India at a price of Rs.700

Marten Pieters, MD and CEO, Vodafone Essar, told TOI –  “The average user in rural India does not spend as much as mobile consumers in Delhi or in Mumbai. Though the majority still make a revenue stream for mobile operators, the idea is to make mobile phones affordable and achievable for everyone,” he said.

From our earlier story

These low cost phones are launching in India and 6 markets in Africa – The Democratic Republic of CongoRepublic of Congo,  Kenya, Mozambique, Qatar, South Africa and Tanzania. The price of the Vodafone 150 is 15 USD and Vodafone 250 will have a price of 20  USD.  The price of these handsets in India is expected to be around Rs.700 to Rs.1000.Vodafone and handset manufacturer TCL have worked together to produce these handsets.

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