Katrina Kaif unveils new Spice Mobile handsets

Mumbai: Spice Mobiles has collaborated with developer of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions Qualcomm to bring 3G CDMA (CDMA2000 and WCDMA) devices to the Indian market.

To mark the commencement of this collaboration for the technological exchange, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif unveiled two new Spice handsets: S-950, the first Indian branded 3G device and C-810, a full-featured CDMA2000 device for the open market in India.

It will empower Spice Mobiles to address the demand for 3G-ready devices ahead of commercial launch of 3G services in the Indian market.

Spice Mobiles vice chairman and Spice Corp. group president (global operations) Dilip Modi said, "We are launching the first Indian 3G enabled device based on our cutting edge technology, through our technical association with Qualcomm. This association will further strengthen our leadership in the domestic market, empowering us with an enhanced portfolio consisting of a variety of feature-rich handsets."

He further added, "The Indian CDMA market has been limited to operator dependent handsets. We take pride to be the first again to offer open market CDMA handsets. We remain focused on delivering long term value to our consumers thus widening our global footprints."