In an era where Indian smartphone manufacturers are receiving heavy backlash from Chinese intrusion, Kestrel attempts to enter the vital Indian smartphone market with Kestrel KM451 priced at 6,190 INR.
Kestrel KM451 includes a 4.5 Inch OGS LCD display and is powered by MediaTek’s dual core MT6572 processor with 4 GB internal storage and 512 MB RAM. The internal storage is further expandable by another 32 GB using MicroSD card slot.
For photography, there is a 5 MP rear camera and a VGA front selfie shooter. Battery capacity is 1750 mAh and the company claims it will last for 8 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time. Software is Android 4.4 Kitkat and this phone comes with 40 preloaded apps.
Kestrel KM451 is 9.35 mm thick and weighs 150 grams. Other features include gravity and proximity sensor, GPRS, Wifi, Bluetooth and FM radio. The handset is meant for basic first time users switching from feature phones
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj A Sureka , Co Founder & Director, Kestrel Mobiles, said, ‘With over 18 years experience in the ICT business, we at Kestrel bring solid domain knowledge, operational excellence and keen understanding of consumers particularly in smaller cities and towns.
Our maiden smartphone – the Kestrel KM 451 is targeted at users looking for an affordable device along with durability, performance and a long battery life. Additionally our network of 100+ service centres across the country, a complete R&D center in India, in-house testing centre in China . Our philosophy is of customer first and focus on quality. We are very positive that the blend of sleek unique design, performance, excellent after sales service and affordability will make the KM 451 appeal to our customers.”
Key Specifications of Kestrel KM451:
|Display||4 inch Display|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Dual Core|
|Camera||5 MP rear and VGA front camera|
|Internal Memory||4 GB|
Kestrel KM451 will be available in ivory white colors on online retail stores like Paytm, Flipkart, Shopclues, Naaptol, etc for MRP of 6,190 INR. The Market price will be lower.