Spice Mobility, which gave India its first taste of a dual SIM mobile phone is the first to launch a 3G Dual SIM Android phone. Spice Mi350 is a dual SIM (GSM+GSM) phone powered by Android 2.3 and will cost Rs. 9000. Spice Mi350 has other great specifications like a 3.5 inch touch screen and 5 megapixel camera. Before we get to that let’s clear what’s first about this dual SIM phone.
There were quite a few dual SIM mobile phones launched already. Spice QT 95, Samsung Star Duos B7722, Spice G6565, Spice Mi270, Motorola Glam (Motorola XT800). These phones are either Android powered or dual SIM (2G+2G) or Dual SIM (GSM+CDMA).
Spice Mi350 is first Android powered GSM+GSM phone with 3G capability.
Spice Mi350 runs Android 2.3, sports a 3.5 inch touch screen with 480×320 screen resolution, and is powered by a Qualcomm 600 MHz processor. It has a 5 megapixel camera, 512 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM. 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth are on-board. Price : ~Rs.9000
Spice Mi 350 is an attractively priced phone. Its dual SIM capability is the main attraction and powering the phone with Android 2.3 is a nice move by Spice. Spice Mi 350 competes with LG Optimus Pro and Motorola Fire, but Spice Mi 350 has a distinct advantage of being the Dual SIM phone. Now you don’t have to ditch your 2G connection to get a 3G connection from a different provider. It rarely happens that your 3G connection will be a good service to avail cheap call rates. Spice Mi 350 facilitates in keeping things separate.
Spice has created a niche with Spice Mi 350.