BSNL has launched a low cost phone and two smartphones. The PentaBharat is a java based phone priced at Rs. 1,799; the PentaSmart PS501 smartphone comes for Rs. 6,999; the PS650 for Rs. 7,999.

PentaBharat PF300

This is a dual SIM handset with minimal features – it’s java based phone with a 3 inch screen. A very basic phone with 64MB RAM, 1.3MP camera on the rear, Bluetooth and micro SD support. It comes with 1800 mAh battery with around 8 hours of talk-time. The PF300 handset can also be used to access the net. It is priced at Rs. 1,799 along with 1200 minutes of free BSNL talk-time.

PentaSmart PS501

This handset sports a 5 inch screen with 854×480 pixel resolution running android 4.2 and powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor. On board RAM is 512MB with 4Gigs of internal storage. Micro SD card is supported. Other features are 5MP rear camera, front VGA camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. The handset with 1800 mAh battery is priced at Rs. 6,999 and comes with free 3GB data and talk-time of 300 minutes.

BSNL PentaBharat, PentaSmart PS501 and PS650 handsets

PentaSmart PS650

This Phablet is powered by dual core processor with Mail 400 GPU running android 4.2 on 512MB RAM and 4GB storage. The PS650 comes with 6.5 inch screen with 800×480 pixels resolution. Other features are 2MP rear camera, VGA front camera, 3G, Wi-FI, GPS and Bluetooth. PS650 comes with 2500 mAh battery. The PentaSmart PS650 is priced at Rs. 7,999 and also comes with 300 minutes talk-time and 3GB free 3G data (BSNL Network).

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -