Ufone Introduces Futura Phone with EVO Service

Ufone is today launching a new handset called ‘Uth Futura’, which is said to be a cheaper 3G alternate and an industry first device that support both GSM and CDMA EVDO REV A networks in parallel.

The killer features of this phone are:

  • It will use (Ufone’s) GSM network for voice calls and SMS
  • Plus it will use PTCL’s EVO network for data services, to be used with mobile plus it can work as EVDO modem – to be connected with PC to use EVO service.

So blended with the benefits of both the GSM and CDMA networks, you can have premium quality GSM coverage plus the high speed internet of 3.1 Mbps – in a single device.

EVO Tariffs for Ufone Futura

For GSM services, you will have to recharge your account with conventional Ufone cards or U-Share with usual tariffs that Ufone offers.

However, for Internet services, Ufone has partnered with PTCL offer exclusive per hour package to its customers.

Following are available packages:

  • Hourly Package: Rs. 25 per hour (Default Package)
  • Unlimited Monthly Package: Rs. 2,000 per month

Note: To use EVO Internet services, you will have to use PTCL Vouchers for recharge.

Features

  • QWERTY Keyboard
  • 2.0 MP Camera
  • FM Radio
  • Audio/Video Player
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • WAP/MMS/GPRS
  • 262K 2.4”TFT
  • Micro SD Card Support up to 8 GB
  • Email (Built-in Gmail, Other Pop Accounts )
  • GPS Data (Only provides basic GPS data information, does not support Navigation feature.)
  • (EVDO Modem/Mass Storage)
  • Internal Memory: 34 MB
  • Snaptu
  • Nimbuzz
  • Mobile TV

Price

  • Ufone Futura is offered for Rs. 7,000
  • Ufone Futura is available through all Ufone Sales and Service Centers (Except Peshawar)
  • Ufone Futura is network locked
  • Ufone Futura comes with replaceable warranty of 6 months
  • Ufone Futura comes with 10 free EVO Internet Hours

We had a chance to speak with Mr. Faisal Khalid, who is Manager Marketing (VAS) at Ufone to ask him few questions about Ufone Futura phone, watch below the video:

Handset Accessories:

Ufone Futura will come with following accessories:

  • Stereo Head Phones
  • Battery and Charger
  • Data Cable
  • Modem Driver Disk
  • Handset Manual

At the launch Mr. Abdul Aziz, CEO Ufone, proclaimed that Futura is the gadget of tomorrow which will completely change the tech-lifestyle of Pakistani mobile users. He stressed upon the necessity for frequent and affordable innovations in technology, claiming that Futura, being a reasonably priced mobile phone, will completely revamp the mind-set of the internet and tech savvy users exposing them to high speed internet facility at low costs.

Here are few pictures of Ufone Futura:

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