Fly Mobile launches CDMA+GSM phone, CG588 in association with Tata Indicom

flygsmcdma  Tata Teleservices Limited and Fly Mobile, today announced the launch of a new handset Fly CG588, which features full Qwerty keypad, mobile e-mail service and access to social networking sites. The Fly CG588 is a CDMA and GSM, allowing users greater flexibility in choosing their operator of choice. The handset comes pre-loaded with “Fly Buzz” which is a combination of Nimbuzz! and Snaptu applications including facebook and twitter at 1x speed of 153 kbps.

The Fly CG588 is bundled with an offer from Tata Indicom for both voice and data usage. With a first recharge of Rs 104, customers will get 1 GB free data usage, 250 local On Net minutes, 250 Local Off Net minutes and 250 SMS’s worth Rs. 1,500. 

Following are the salient features of CG588:
  • CDMA+GSM active dual SIM combination which Supports both Voice and Data up to 153Kbps on the same bandwidth configuration.
  • Full QWERTY keypad phone with five-way scroll.
  • Dedicated camera key and volume key.
  • “Fly Buzz” application which combines Nimbuzz and Snaptu applications, thus giving access to Facebook, Twitter, Google Talk, Yahoo! and MSN Messenger, Flickr, etc.
  • 5.8 cm 262K color TFT display.
  • 1.3-Mega Pixel Camera and video player with recording capabilities.
  • MP3 audio player, FM radio, 3.5-mm universal audio jack.
  • Expandable memory up to 4 GB.
  • WAP & Bluetooth support.
  • Phone can be connected to the computer for Internet browsing using CDMA USB modem.
  • 1500 mAH battery providing 300 hours of stand-by time, up to 8 hours hours of talk-time on CDMA and GSM networks.
It is priced at Rs. 4,795.