After a long wait, Android has finally come to India in the form of HTC Magic. Telecom operator Airtel and Vodafone had launched iPhone in the country last year and now Airtel is bring India’s first Android phone as well.
According to a press release issued by the company, HTC Magic has been priced at INR 29,990 and will be available in red/black color version.
HTC Magic Indian version packs the same specs as International version of Magic, including Android 1.5, 3.2-inch HVGA display, G-sensor, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, web browser, email and a 3.2 autofocus camera with video recording.
Customers will be able to find the HTC Magic at Airtel Relationship Centers and authorized HTC resellers in 17 Indian towns.
Airtel’s subscribers, who buy the smartphone will be provided with 100MB/month of free data download, for 6 months.
Airtel applications bundled available with HTC Magic:
Portfolio Manager: Portfolio Manager is Mobile Client application to provide general public a secured and user friendly service platform. Its objective is to facilitate investors in Indian share market to manage their portfolio in a handsome way. Special offer for HTC Magic users – 3 Months subscription waiver
Hello Tunes Manager: Hello Tunes Manager will be used by subscribers to search for, buy and share hello tunes/hello tune albums. You can use Hello Tunes Manager to send/receive hello tune recommendations from friends, rate hello tunes and much more. Special offer for HTC Magic – Free Hello Tune downloads for one month.
Weather Channel: This application provides detailed weather forecasts for the current day and next 6 days. Any location of user’s choice can be marked as favorite. The user can obtain weather forecast for (a) Current location (b) Favorite location (c) Any other location of choice.
Mobshare: MobShare is a Mobile phone picture sharing Application that enables Immediate, controlled, and organized sharing of mobile pictures, and the browsing, of the shared Pictures.
In-Mobile Search: This application enables the user to search for contacts, image files, audio files and video files from a single interface. The user can search any of the above mentioned files starting with the query string entered. It provides the user to view the image or play the audio / video files without the use of any external applications.
City Search: This application incorporates both location and data call technology, steering you towards the very best activities that your city has to offer. For the selected category, the application retrieves appropriate list of options for any location review. The application provides the full information (address, contact number and other information) for any selected option. User also has an option to call the selected option or SMS the info from the application.