Rajesh 'Rajni' D'souza
15:49 18th Dec, 2013
iBall Presents India’s First Safety Phone For Women
Yet another device that promises to protect ladies in the country.
With an aim make the women of the country feel safe, iBall has launched the iBall Andi Uddaan. It is the first phone with an SOS button at the back of the phone. So basically if a woman finds herself stuck in a sticky situation, pressing the SOS button sets on a loud siren. It also sends of messages and calls automatically to five pre-defined contacts along with the person's current location, based on geo codes.
Capitalising on the accessibility and effectiveness of social media, the phone then sends out a Facebook update too. It also sports a pre-installed app called 'ICE' that allows the user to add personal details including blood group, medical history, and details of persons to be contacted in emergency. The phone also lets you send SMSes to up to 10 people SMS via GPS tracking, when a person enters or exits an area.
Andi Uddaan comes with a dual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 Processor, 512 MB RAM, and 4 GB of internal storage with a 32 GB microSD card slot. It packs in a 2000 mAh battery and is powered with the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. The back camera is enhanced with 8 MP auto focus with dual LED flash. It is priced at best buy special introductory price of just Rs 9000 (MRP Rs 10,990) and comes with free accessories worth Rs 1200 that includes a flip cover, extra back cover, little pink purse, and scratch guard.
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