Supporting government’s provision, Videocon Smartphone introduces ‘Panic Button’ across its entire smartphone portfolio
~launches new smartphone Videocon Cube 3 with ‘SOS-Be Safe’ panic button to ensure user safety~
~the brand to introduce emergency response app across its entire smartphone portfolio~
New Delhi, September , 2016: India’s fastest growing mobile player, Videocon Smartphone introduces ‘Panic Button’ across its entire product portfolio. Supporting government’s provision of a mandatory ‘Panic Button’, the brand has introduced ‘SOS-Be Safe’ emergency response app on its power-packed smartphone Videocon Cube 3. The app utilizes power button as the panic button to send an alert to the numbers added in the emergency list at the time of requirement.
Offering a prompt and one-stop solution, the ‘SOS-Be Safe’ app comes with highly responsive and ingenious features including Alert, Walk with ME, and Reach on Time. The users can trigger these features from their smartphone status bar and set security preferences like time, distance and contacts. The app makes the best use of GPS and provides a map view of nearby police stations and hospitals for any critical situation. Videocon Cube 3 is the first model from brand’s extensive smartphone portfolio to feature this ground-breaking app. The handset comes with sparkling design and utility-led features like 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, 4G VoLTE, 5” HD IPS display and a 3000mAh battery with 20% faster charging.
Akshay Dhoot, Head- Technology and Innovation, Videocon said, “Videocon Smartphone is a consumer-first brand aiming to create indigenous devices, matching up the growing needs of consumers and smartphone eco-system in the country. Smart devices packed with powerful and utility led features are shaping the consumer aspirations and industry growth. With smartphones impacting our lives in many ways, emergency response system or panic button is certainly the need of the hour. We welcome the recent provision by government for devices with emergency response facilities as it will provide a new direction for the industry to empower smartphone users. We are confident that our latest Cube3 handset featuring ‘SOS-Be Safe’ will assist smartphone users during different kind of emergency situations and enhance consumer experience.”
Focusing on a superior smartphone experience, the new ‘SOS-Be Safe’ app empowers the user to get help effectively, swiftly at any emergency conditions. By using ‘Walk with Me’ feature, user can send an emergency alert to their family or friends. For example, if they are going for a fixed distance of 10 km, they can set their preferred frequency of messages if they cross the preset distance. The contacts added as emergency numbers will receive alerts immediately. In ‘Reach on Time’ feature, the smartphone users can set a location such as home, office etc and set their normal travel timing. An Alert will be sent to their immediate contacts if they do not reach their selected destination within the fixed time. With ‘Alarm’ option, users can enable/disable the power button to alarm and can customize the message they want to send when notifying their emergency contacts.
Speaking about the launch of new smartphone, Vineet Mahajan, Product Business Head, Videocon Smartphone said, “Videocon Cube 3 is indigenously designed in line up with the brand’s mission of taking forward the power of smartphone technology in the country. Cube 3 makes a perfect choice for aspiring smartphone users who are looking for a powerful 4G device with rich features and youth-oriented design.”
The new Videocon Cube 3 with ‘Panic Button’ is available at an attractive price of Rs 8490.
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