Celkon Launches A.R Rahman Branded Music-Centric Smartphone for ₹7,999
Hyderabad based technology firm, Celkon Mobiles on Monday launched the Music Maestro A.R Rahman branded smartphone series dubbed as ‘RahmanIshq AR45’ in India.Celkon Mobiles/Facebook

Hyderabad-based technology firm, Celkon Mobiles, launched the AR Rahman-inspired smartphone series, dubbed 'RahmanIshq AR45', in India on Monday.

"Partnering with the Mozart of Madras for RahmanIshq is a noteworthy achievement for the company. We are proud to share that our customers can also enjoy the special tune composed by the veteran himself for RahmanIshq that will be used extensively for the RahmanIshq smartphones." said Y Guru, Chairman and M D, Celkon Mobiles.

Celkon RahmanIshq AR45 sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with 480x854p resolution and runs on Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.

Under the hood, it packs a 1.2GHz dual-core MediaTek processor with 512MB RAM and 4GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB). Other specifications include a 5.0-megapixel (main) camera, VGA camera on the front and a 2000 mAh battery.

The music-centric smartphone boasting of K Class dual-speakers is expected go on sale this month (October) for ₹7,999.   

RahmanIshq AR45 is the second such celebrity branded smartphone to get launched in India, Just a few days ago, another big-name, the Narendra Modi-inspired 'SmartNamo Saffron' handset series - a 5.0-inch model and a 6.5-inch phablet went on sale in the subcontinent.

Key specifications of Celkon RahmanIshq AR45:


Celkon RahmanIshq AR45


4.5-inch FWVGA display with 480x854p resolution


Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean


1.2GHz Dual-core processor

(chipset type: MediaTek 6572)



Storage capacity

4GB, expandable up to 32GB


Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support

Front: VGA camera




2000 mAh


Dual-SIM(dual standby mode), K Class dual-speakers, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD card, A-GPS