Celkon Mobiles in India has launched a new budget dual-SIM phone (GSM+GSM) called Celkon C76 that incorporates support for the following eight Indian languages- Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. The phone, first unveiled in September 2013, is now available across online retailers and retail stores for Rs 1899/-.


The candy bar Celkon C76 features an alphanumeric keyboard and a 2.8 inch TFT QVGA screen with 240 x 320 pixel resolution, and for sound alerts its includes vibration, polyphonic and MP3 ringtones. On the rear is a 1.3megapixel camera to capture images and videos (video recording is supported at 1280 x 1024 pixels). There are no front cams on this phone. The microSD card slot can expand memory up to 8GB. A 1400mAh Li-ion battery provides the necessary running juices to the phone.For connectivity, it supports EDGE,¬†GPRS, WLAN, Bluetooth and USB. The built in MP3/WAV player shall cater to the music lovers’ needs.

Y Guru, Chairman and Managing director, Celkon Mobiles, said- “Introducing a multi-lingual phone will reach out to the majority people spread across the regional boundaries. This will enable users to send text messages in their respective mother tongue and perform other linguistic activity.”

The Celkon C76 budget phone is available in three color variants- Chocolate, Silver and Black.