New Topwise Comio Phones Launched in India – S1, P1 and C1

Brace yourself for some more Chinese invasion in the Indian mobile market. A new Chinese smartphone brand called Topwise Communication is going to enter the Indian market soon and they want to launch a new Dual Rear Camera mobile called as Comio S1″.

Economic Times reported the entry of the company Topwise in the Indian market back in April 2017, when the Topwise Communication appointed Mr. Sanjay Kalirona as CEO and Director for Indian operations.

Topwise To Launch Comio S1 Dual Camera Smartphone in India

The Topwise Communication is the parent company and they have a handset brand called as Comio which will be launched in India. As reported by Digit India  Topwise was the original designer and manufacturer (ODM) for Micromax earlier and used to make smartphones for the brand. Now they have stopped making the mobiles for Micromax and taking cues from iVoomi, Xiaomi, Oppo and several other Chinese manufacturers want to set up their own shop in the Indian market.

ODM – is a company which design and manufacture products for another brand and allow it to rebrand and sell. 

More Chinese Mobile Brands to launch in India – In this report, we shared how more Chinese brands are going to enter the Indian market, including iVoomi, Tecno, LePhone and inFinix to name a few.

Topwise Communications was founded in June 2005 and is now a 12 years old company. TopWise Communication is one of the biggest ODMs in China and is among top three printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers in the homeland.

Coming to the Comio S1 Dual Camera Smartphone Launch In India

Comio S1

The Comio S1 comes with a metallic design and houses dual rear cameras. The smartphone comes with Dual rear speakers and is powered by the MediaTek Quad-Core processor. There is 2 GB of ram and the smartphone comes with 16 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded to 32 GB using the micro-sd card slot.

The Comio S1 looks really similar to the Comio A8 which the company recently launched in China for a price tag of 899 Yuan or Rs. 9,000.

The Comio S1 comes with a 5. 0 Inch Display with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution and offers 283 PPi. The smartphone comes with minimal amount of bloatware and will run on the Android Nougat 7.0 OS along with the Comio UI 2.1.

Topwise To Launch Comio S1 Dual Camera Smartphone in India

Comio is promising faster Android updates for the device and it already comes with a June security patch update. The device also comes with 360 Security and Anti Theft software for enhanced protection and safety.

The device comes with 2700 mAH capacity battery and offers all day battery life. The smartphone is expected to be priced below Rs. 10,000 and the Topwise is expected to launch 3-4 more smartphones along with the Comio S1. More details for the Comio S1 will come once the device launches in the Indian market.

These are early details and we will get to know the complete specs and details of Comio S1 when the company decides to launch the devices in India.

It is likely that the launch may happen in August or September 2017 as the company is expanding it’s tie up with new distributors and retailers to launch the new “Comio Brand”.

It will not be an online-only model but Topwise will expand the sales and distribution network in traditional retail similar to the Tecno brand.


3 New Budget Chinese Smartphones Comio C1, S1, P1 Launched in India

Topwise the former smartphone vendor for Micromax India has launched 3 new smartphones in India. Topwise use to make mobiles for Micromax earlier and now has directly entered the Indian market with its own brand ” Comio”.

There are three phones launched by the company in India – the Comio C1 priced at Rs. 5,999, the Comio S1 priced at Rs. 8,999 and the Comio P1 which is priced at Rs. 9,999. All the three devices are launched in the Sub 10K price range and will be available in the retail market.

Notably, all the three devices come with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support and even runs on the latest Android Nougat OS.  Moreover, the Comio branded mobiles will go on sale through retail channels instead of the online route used by most new Chinese companies.

The smartphone will be available in the key retail stores in North India in the coming week and will also go on sale in the West part of the country in the first week of September. All the phones come with the metallic body. Let’s look at the key specs for each of the smartphone and its price.

Comio C1 Specs and Price

Comio-C1

Key Specs for Comio C1

  • Display: 5.0-inch HD Display with 1280*720 pixels, 293 PPi
  • Processor: Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz
  • Chipset: Quad Core MediaTek Processor
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.0
  • RAM: 1 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB, expandable up to 128 GB through an SD card
  • Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash & 5 MP Front Selfie camera
  • Battery Capacity: 2200 mAH battery
  • HiFi Music Support
  • Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and 4G VOLTE Dual sim connectivity
  • Price: Rs. 5999 or $90
  • Launch Date – 18/Aug/2017

The mobile comes with good internal storage, probably the largest storage which you can find in the sub 6K price range. However, it misses on the Fingerprint scanner. Also, Comio has not disclosed the name for the processors, not even on the official website, which is likely they don’t want to highlight the low powered Mediatek processors used in all 3 smartphones.

Comio S1 Specs and Price

Comio-S1

Key Specs for Comio S1 

  • Display: 5.2-inch HD Display with 1280*720 pixels, 282 PPi.
  • Processor: Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.
  • Chipset: Quad Core MediaTek Processor.
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.0
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM.
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB, expandable up to 128 GB through an SD card.
  • Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash & 8 MP Front Selfie camera.
  • Battery Capacity: 2700 mAH battery
  • HiFi Music Support
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes
  • Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and 4G VOLTE Dual sim connectivity.
  • Price: Rs. 8999 or $130
  • Launch Date – 18/Aug/2017.

Comio P1 Specs and Price

Comio C1, S1, P1

Key Specs for Comio P1 

  • Display: 5.5-inch HD Display with 1280*720 pixels, 267 PPi.
  • Processor: Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.
  • Chipset: Quad Core MediaTek Processor.
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.0
  • RAM: 3 GB RAM.
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB, expandable up to 128 GB through an SD card.
  • Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash & 8 MP Front Selfie camera.
  • Battery Capacity: 5000 mAH battery
  • HiFi Music Support
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes
  • Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and 4G VOLTE Dual sim connectivity.
  • Price: Rs. 9999 or $150
  • Launch Date – 18/Aug/2017.

Lastly, these are meant for the retail market and may do well considering decent specs but there are several good options in the Sub 10K price range from Indian as well as other Chinese smartphone makers.

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