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Celkon’s first ever Windows phone WIN400 Launched
~ Partners with Microsoft for a series of Windows based models ~

* Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor with 1.2 GHz Quad core CPU
* 4GB Internal Memory
* 5MP Rear Auto Focus camera with flash
* 3G
Hyderabad, 1st December, 2014: Celkon Mobiles (www.celkonmobiles.com), one of the leading Indian mobile brands, today launched WIN 400 - its first ever Windows based phone, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Through this partnership, Celkon will not only explore newer segments but will also be better positioned to give a wide range of offerings to its existing customers.


Apart from being the 1st ever Windows powered model, the WIN 400 also packs in delightful features and exciting specs for the range. The dual sim model comes with a 1.2GHz Quad-core processor and Windows 8.1 OS, the latest in the series. The phone also has a 5 MP Rear Camera AF with Flash Light and 1.3 MP Front Camera. WIN 400 provides full 3G support with a 4.0”WVGA Display. The model comes with GPS and Bluetooth – 4.0 V along with Wi-Fi 802.11 to enable faster data surfing and connectivity. Backed by a powerful 1500 mAh Lithium Ion battery. The internal memory of 4GB with 512MB RAM along with a 32 GB Expandable memory support enables seamless multitasking and provides adequate storage space. The device can also use the Microsoft Cloud platform, One Drive with free storage of 15GB. Elegant & Stylish in design it comes in a White and Black variant.

The all new WIN 400 is priced affordably at Rs. 4979/- and will be available in all retail stores and leading ecommerce portals. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Y Guru Chairman and Managing Director - Celkon Mobiles, said “We are happy to announce our Association with Microsoft and Qualcomm, a new milestone for Celkon .We have many more exciting offerings lined up in the coming year as well which will stand true to our proposition of being innovative yet affordable.”


Mr.Murali Retineni, Executive Director-Celkon Mobiles said, “We at Celkon believe in products which are absolute value for money for our customers. In continuation of that, we are today pleased to announce the launch of our first Windows-based phone WIN 400. This phone provides a unique Windows experience with seamless multitasking and value-added features such as a front-facing camera, 3G support and more. We are confident that our partnership with Microsoft will prove to be a mutually beneficial association and immensely benefit our consumers.”

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajiv Ahlawat, Director Mobility, Microsoft India, said, “I congratulate Celkon Mobiles on the launch of their first Windows phone today – the WIN 400. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for the Windows ecosystem and we are proud of our partnership with Celkon. With Celkon’s WIN 400, Windows is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value. ”

About Celkon Mobiles:
Celkon Mobiles is one of leading mobile phones and wireless solutions provider in India. Celkon caters to the increasing smart needs of mobile users across the world. The wide range of products available at Celkon ensures that there is a phone for every pocket. Every Celkon product undergoes stringent quality tests at every stage of production. Leading the market in South India, Celkon has presence in International markets such as Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore and South & East Africa. For more details please visit www.celkonmobiles.com.

About Microsoft:
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 6,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, across nine Indian cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft is committed to touching and transforming lives and businesses in India through technology.

About Qualcomm Snapdragon:
Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm Snapdragon processors are designed to support an exceptional level of integration between hardware, software and services on Windows Phone, which enables the Win 400 smartphone to support powerful processing, efficient multi-tasking, richer graphics and media capability while optimizing battery life.