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Torque Enters Android Race With Affordable Devices

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Torque, known for affordable handsets and tri-sim mobile phones, formally launched their own set of Android-powered devices with celebrity endorsers Luis Manzano, Billy Joe Crawford and Karla Abellana.

The telecommunications company showcased four new mobile phones and three tablets for the local consumers. With the entry of Torque to the Android technology, the Filipino market can have a wider selection of Android technology at affordable rates.

The Android-powered devices are expected to be available this month in local stores.

Android Mobile Phones

DROIDZ GLEE – Php 3,699

  • Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby Capable
  • 2.8 inch Resistive Touch Screen
  • MTK6516 416Mhz CPU
  • Quadband GSM
  • ROM: 512MB / RAM: 256MB
  • Java / Edge / GPRS / MMS
  • 1.3MP Camera/Video record
  • WIFI connectivity
  • Bluetooth
  • Micro SD (up to 32GB)
  • FM Radio
  • Stereo Headset Jack


DROIDZ MATE – Php 4,999

  •  SC6810 550Mhz CPU
  • G-Sensor
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Dual-sim, dual standby-capable
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS Support
  • 3.2 WQVGA Capacitive Touch Screen
  • Micro SD Slot (32GB expandable)
  • 2MP Camera (with flash)
  • ROM: 512MB / RAM: 256MB

DROIDZ MATCH – Php 6,999

  • MTK6573 650Mhz CPU
  • 3.5 HVGA Capacitive Tourch Screen
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Dual SIM telephony
  • Gravity Sensor / Proximity Sensor
  • 5MP Camera (with flash) + VGA Front Camera
  • WIFI / Bluetooth / WIFI Tethering
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer


ANDROID TABLETS

DROIDZ VIEW – Php 3,899

  • 7-inch Display with 2-point Touch screen
  • 800 Mhz CPU + 400 Mhz DSP
  • Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • G-sensor
  • WIFI capability
  • 2GB internal memory + Micro SD slot (expandable up to 32GB).
  • VGA Camera front camera


DROIDZ FLASH – Php 7,999

  • Rockchip 1.2Ghz
  • 7” WSVGA 1024×600 Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Multi-touch zoom
  • ROM: 4GB / RAM: 512 MB
  • 2MP Rear camera / VGA Front Camera
  • WIFI / Bluetooth / WIFI Tethering
  • GPS Support
  • 3.5 Stereo Headset Jack
  • Full HD Video Playback (1080p)
  • Micro SD (up to 32GB)
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer
  • G-Sensor


DROIDZ PORTAL – Php 12,999

  •  Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Phone-calling Feature
  • Rockchip 1.2Ghz
  • 7.0” WSVGA 1024×600 Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-Touch Zoom
  • HSDPA 7.2Mbps / HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • Quadband / GSM
  • ROM: 4GB / RAM: 512MB
  • Dual Camera: 2MP Rear / VGA Front
  • WIFI / Bluetooth / WIFI Tethering
  • Gravity Sensor / Proximity Sensor


TECH EDITORIAL:

With the entry of more affordable Android-powered phones in the market today, Filipino consumers, especially the budget-conscious buyers, are expected to experience the Google experience at their fingertips with wider choices of Android-powered mobile handsets and tablets.

I can expect more and more Filipinos to put on their shopping lists Android devices.

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