OKWU, a new start-up in India has launched Pi, its first smartphone along with an accessory U-Tag. The OKWU Pi has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for capturing sharp images. It has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and also has a fingerprint sensor on the back to unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds and can store up to 10 fingerprints.
U-Tag Bluetooth tag can be connected to your belongings and devices, so that you don’t miss them. You can locate tagged belongings using a buzzer in close range and the same will also indicated through alerts on your phone in case it goes beyond a certain distance from the smartphone. The phone will also keep uploading its location to their server, which will track its location without overwriting the previous location.
OKWU Pi specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with up to 32GB with microSD
- Dual SIM
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 2MP secondary rear camera
- 2MP front-facing camera with LED flash
- 6.5 mm thick and weighs 138 grams
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2000mAh built-in battery
The OKWU Pi comes in gold and rose gold colors and is priced at Rs. 5,999, and the U-Tag costs Rs. 990. Pre-Booking for the phone starts from 27th November. The company said that its smartphones will be manufactured and assembled in Shenzhen, China and the company plans to set up their own assembly unit in India in future.
Commenting on the launch, Anshuman Atul, CEO and Managing Director, OKWU, said:
We are thrilled to present our first among the niche line of smart phones that are efficient, innovative and offer peak performance to enhance customer experience. OKWU is a truly urbane brand, innovating the eco-system with differentiating technology that supports an automotive lifestyle. We have envisioned a better future, and our smarter phones are setting the tone for the next generation technology.