MoFirst plans to launch regional language based smartphones in India by March 2015
Indian technology start-up MoFirst has plans to launch regional-language based smartphones, whose patent technology allow users to change languages with just a swipe, across India by March 2015.
MoFirst Solutions Co-founder and CEO Rakesh Deshmukh said -
“Language is one of biggest barriers thats prevents people from using mobile phone functions exhaustively. We have launched and tested response to smartphones that supports Gujarati language. By March 2015, we will launch phones for all regional languages.
Our swipe technology helps customer to communicate in regional as well as in English even if they don’t know one of these languages. A message typed in a regional language can be translated to English by swiping a finger from left to right and transliterated by swiping the finger from right to left.”
The company has plans to launch Firstouch phones in Hindi and Marathi in July, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali by September, Kannada and Malayalam by November and rest of the regional languages by March 2015. MoFirst is scheduled to out 10 different versions of the Firstouch regional smartphones priced between Rs 3500 and Rs 12500. The specifications and features will also vary depending upon the model of the phones.