Rio Mobile in partnership with Snapdeal has launched three new affordable smartphones.
The handsets, named Rio London, Rio Paris, and Rio New York, are now exclusively available at Snapdeal. The Rio London (R201) smartphone is priced at Rs. 3,399, the Rio Paris (R301) is priced at Rs. 4,399, while the Rio New York R501 is priced at Rs. 4,999.
Both the Rio London and Rio Paris smartphones are powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core MediaTek (MT6572) processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. Both Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based smartphones come with dual-SIM support.
Notably, both the new budget smartphones also support 3G connectivity. Apart from 3G, other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. Both also sport a 5-megapixel rear camera with flash and 2-megapixel front camera. Both the Rio London and Rio Paris smartphones come with 4GB inbuilt storage that's further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
However, the Rio London features a 4-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) display while the Rio Paris features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) IPS display. The Rio London packs a 1500mAh battery while the Rio Paris packs a 1700mAh battery.
The Rio New York, on the other hand, is a phablet featuring 5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582) coupled with 512MB of RAM. The dual-SIM based Rio New York sports an 8-megapixel rear auto focus camera with LED flash while also including a 2-megapixel front-facing camera onboard. It packs a 2000mAh battery and includes 4GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB.