Brand Spice has brought about a Touchscreen device while simultaneously making the device messaging friendly in the form of the Spice Stellar Mi-285. The device possesses a dual SIM (GSM + GSM) functionality for users who require more than a single SIM card for work and personal purposes. The phone comes with the clever Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS which ensures the device can manage multiple tasks easily. Additionally, the Spice Stellar Mi-285 comes with a 650 MHz processor and a 256 MB RAM to back up the operating software. A QWERTY keypad located under the touchscreen allows the user to easily carry out messaging on the device.
The device supports both 2G as well as 3G networks and comes in a bar form with a 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen display which provides a QVGA resolution of 240 x 320 pixels.
The phone contains a 3.2 megapixel primary camera which doubles up to record video as well. The camera comes with a number of useful features such as digital zoom, White balance, Color Effects and Scene Mode which enhances and simplifies its usability. A secondary 0.3 megapixel camera allows the user to carry out video calling easily.
The Spice Stellar Mi-285 is a stylish device with smoothly curved edges. The device comes with a proximity sensor and a 3-axis G sensor, the former serves to switch off the display when the user is taking a call to prevent the user’s ear from tapping buttons unnecessarily, while the latter rotates the display depending on the orientation of the phone.
Storage and Battery
The phone comes with a 512 MB ROM which holds the basic functions for the running of the device. The Spice Stellar Mi-285 is powered by a 1400 mAh battery which provides optimum battery life.
Connectivity and Features
The phone provides adequate connectivity features to the user to access the internet on the move or exchange data with another device. The device is capable of connecting to the 3G network and comes with HSDPA and HSUPA technology which allow faster data transfer rates. The phone is WiFi capable and can connect to a wireless network in the phone’s vicinity. Files and documents can also be transferred from one device to another through the Bluetooth functionality or the USB port. The Stellar Mi-285 is capable of tethering to another device through the USB port or the WiFi functionality to play games or transfer data between devices. The phone also acts as a navigation aid in the form of Google Maps which uses assisted-GPS technology.
The phone comes with entertainment features like a music player, video player and an FM radio. Other useful features on the phone include Audio streaming via Bluetooth and IP calling. The device comes with NETQUIN Antivirus and Vault Security to protect the data on your phone. Social networking Apps like Facebook, Google Talk, Nimbuzz and Yahoo messenger also come bundled into the phone.