Comio, the homegrown brand, has launched the lighter version of its two previously launched smartphones; C2 and S1, called the C2 Lite and S2 Lite budget smartphones for the Tier 2 and 3 towns and cities and at the same time mulling options to start its own manufacturing unit in India with an estimated investment of around 250 crores for next two years. Currently, Hi-Pad and V-Sun manufactures smartphones for Comio at Noida and Bawal plant respectively.
Both the Comio C2 Lite and S2 Lite is priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 7,499 respectively, and they also have Jio cashback offer to go with them.
The C2 Lite features 5 inch screen, 8MP rear lens, 5MP front camera, 1.5GB RAM and 16GB ROM and runs on Android 7.0 along with 3,900mAh battery. While the S2 Lite has a similar 5 inches screen, 13MP rear and 8MP front camera with flash, 2GB+32GB ROM, 1.3GHz quad-core processor with Android 7.0, OTG support and 3,050mAh battery.
Speaking at the launch, Sanjay Kalirona, CEO and Director of Comio said, “India is a growing market with huge potential and infinite possibilities.”
Comio is going to increase its network of 30,000 retailers and 800 distributors while strengthening its after-sales touch points to more than 800 across 550 towns. Comio seems quite upbeat as it has predicted its revenue to reach Rs 2,100 crores by the end of next financial year (2018-19). The company has been able to get the maximum sales from Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.