GOME has announced its India entry in partnership with Agaston Mobile which has already created a credible name in the Indian mobile market with its brand Tambo Mobile since its launch in early 2018. GOME’s India venture will be its first oversees operation post successfully establishing prowess in China. GOME and Agaston have announced its C Series smartphones in India with path-breaking offerings, including the most advanced and unique privacy feature offering the best in technology for consumers and will further strengthen its Indian presence by bringing a range of devices across mid-premium segment. GOME smartphones will be launched across retailers in India in a phased manner beginning October.
Face Me technology by GOME will take the face recognition technology to an unprecedented level in India by providing users an option to enjoy complete privacy of the personal device and its data, including Gallery, Incoming calls and hiding of details on the notification lock screen. The Face Me technology will remain a standard security offering across the GOME smartphones. GOME’s unique OS was also recently awarded the prestigious RED DOT AWARD for Communication Design in 2018.
The GOME C7 Note comes in two versions of 2GB and 3GB RAM with 16GB and 32GB storage, respectively. GOME C7 Note has premium gloss finish which is framed in a 5.99- inch screen with a HD+ display and 18:9 aspect ratio along with 16M colours and 282 PPi. The VoLTE-enabled C7 Note is powered by 2.0 GHz Octa Core processor. It is backed with a 3,500mAh battery that lasts over a day even with extensive usage. Enabled with a combination of 13+5 MP front and back camera, the device is capable of taking pictures across various modes that vary from Panorama, Bokeh and Scene. The device offers a Dual 4G capability and will be enabled with Oreo 8.1 out of the box. With Face Unlock and Finger print features as a standard offering across the range, C7 Note will be available in Black & Gold colours and will be priced at Rs.6,999/- (2+16GB) and Rs.8,499/- (3+32GB).
C7 by GOME will be a 5.45-inch smartphone with a HD+ 1080p resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Powered by a 1.5 quad-core processor, the smartphone will offer 2GB RAM and 16GB in-built memory expandable to 64 GB for extra storage. Enabled with a 13+5 MP front and back camera, the C7 will offer various shooting modes including Panorama, Bokeh and Scene. Other notable features on the C7 include Face Unlock, Finger print sensor, Dual 4G SIM, Oreo 8.1 Android OS and 3,000mAh battery. The C7 will be available in Gold & Black colours for the Indian consumers at a price of Rs.5,999/-.
Sudhir Kumar, CEO, Agaston Mobile India, says, “It’s a privilege for us to partner with GOME which brings in a global expertise as a leading telco giant in China. The partnership between Agaston and GOME is aimed at offering the best-in-class technology and features in mid-premium range to the Indian consumers. With our well-established distribution network, we are confident that we will be able to offer GOME across maximum cities by the end of the year.”
Sean Sha, CEO, GOME Telecom, says, “GOME is very excited to come to India. It is a market ready for benefiting from the greatest innovation. We hope to provide solutions that offer a new era of experiences, powered by technology. We aim at building a product ecosystem which isn’t just to cater to customer needs but offers the first and only platform which has ‘privacy’ at the center of everything that we have to offer. We are delighted to partner with Agaston, which brings a wealth of experience, credibility, and strategic thinking that complements our approach.”