Lava and Karbonn will soon be bringing in budget Windows Phone devices in India soon. So, how soon that will be? According to the company statements, it may materialize in the next few months.
The Smartphones from Karbonn will be available between Rs. 6,000 and Rs. 12,000. The range of the Lava phones is not known, but will cost Rs. 6,500 and upwards.
Karbonn will be launching four such devices with the Windows Phone OS. The launch will take place by the end of May this year, or either by early June. The price range will be from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 12,000, said Mr. Pradeep Jain, who is the Managing Director of Karbonn.
Hari Om Rai, the Lava International CEO and MD said that their company will be bringing in the Windows Phone devices, which will be launched under the Lava brand. However, he motioned that the price range of the Lave Smartphones will be from Rs. 6,500 to Rs. 8,500.
There was some more information from Hari Om Rai. He said that the devices will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processors along with the Windows Phone platform. Lava hopes to pocket about 8% to 10% of the market that they command today during the second financial quarter of the next year.