Cogent smartphone launched at Rs 2,999 exclusively on ShopClues
Cogent smartphone launched at Rs 2,999 exclusively on ShopCluesShopClues

India-based Reach Mobile launched a new ultra-cheap smartphone – Cogent – for just Rs 2,999. The company has selected ShopClues as its exclusive sales partner for Cogent, the e-commerce company said Thursday.

The Cogent smartphone has a lot to offer for its price, which is one of the lowest for a smartphone of its specifications. Some of the biggest highlights of the device are 1GB RAM, quad-core processor, Android Lollipop and a 2,000mAh battery.

"Built to suit the versatile needs of the modern consumer, Cogent combines the ultimate features that every smartphone user desires to blend the best of design and performance," Nitin Kochhar, VP – Categories at ShopClues, said in a statement. "Its swift, easy and powerful features are sure to appeal to the mass customer base at ShopClues. Reach Mobile has established its credibility as a brand of repute that promises the best of technology at unmatched pricing and this is exactly aligned to what makes us the preferred marketplace for smartphone shoppers."

The dual-SIM-enabled smartphone is powered by a quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB expandable storage up to 32GB. Of the built in storage, the product listing says nearly 5.5GB is available for users' photos, videos, songs and other files.

The Cogent sports a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash and a 1.3MP front snapper. The handset packs a 2,000mAh battery, which claims to deliver up to seven hours of talk time and up to 200 hours standby.

Reach Mobile competes against the likes of Intex, Micromax and Karbonn in a highly price-driven Indian market. Reach Cogent offers specs that is set to give Intex Aqua 3G Pro and Micromax Bolt Q324 a run for their money.