Mumbai based technology firm, iBall has announced a women safety smartphone Andi Uddaan with dedicated emergency buttons.
"iBall's Andi Uddaan is definitely a phone for women in India. It promises to generate fashion with safety! It scores a perfect 10 with its outstanding features and technology while making no compromise on the style quotient. Hats off to iBall for this special phone for women - iBall Andi Uddaan!", said Kareena Kapoor (Bollywood actress), iBall's brand ambassador.
Andi Uddaan boasts of a SOS physical button on the rear side, below the camera module. If a woman is caught in an dire situation, she just has to press the button. Once initiated, the device sets-off a loud siren to alert the public around the area and also shoots off SMS (with location details) and makes calls to pre-defined contacts (max: 5). That's not all, it also automatically updates the victim's Facebook page asking for help.
It also comes preloaded with ICE (In Case of Emergency) app, where in the user can update health records like blood group and medical history so that details be helpful to doctors treating the victim.
Another USP of the phone is that, it features GPS tracking system. Once activated, people (up to 10) can track user's movements on internet or get SMS at pre-timed intervals. They can also customize the alert system creating geo-fences, where-in they get updates of exit and entry details from a designated location.
The company says the new iBall Andi Udaan will be released to the market by December end for ₹8,999 (MRP: ₹10,999).
Key specifications of iBall Andi Uddaan:
iBall Andi Uddaan
5.0-inch qHD (960x540p) IPS display with pixel density of 220 ppi
Dual-core Cortex-A7 processor with 1.3GHz CPU speed
4GB, expandable up to 32GB
Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with Dual-LED flash support & BSI sensor
Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus and BSI sensor
Dedicated SOS emergency button, ICE (In Case of Emergency) application keeps personal health and medical records ( like blood group ), Tracking (pre-defined people can access live movements of the user via interactive web dashboard)
Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS for navigation, microSD card slot