Korean natural philosophy major LG has launched a replacement smartphone — K10 2017 — with a button that permits users to attach to emergency variety ‘112’.
The government had mandated that each one mobile phones within the country are going to be oversubscribed with button feature with the point currently set for February twenty-eight.
As per the order, pressing button can create a decision to single emergency variety ‘112’.
“The K10 2017 smartphone comes with associate degree emergency button that may be ironed to get associate degree alarm. we tend to are terribly optimistic that buyers can appreciate this product,” LG Republic of India company promoting Head Amit Gujral aforementioned.
He another that the device, priced at Rs thirteen,990, isn’t simply geared toward women however is additionally relevant for college kids and other.
The conception of a tool with button feature was floated when brutal gangrape of a paramedical student in urban center.
The Finance Ministry approved a Nirbhaya Fund after the incident for the combination of the police administration with itinerant network to trace and answer distress calls with minimum reaction time.
IT Minister Shankar Prasad, World Health Organization was gift at the event tweeted: “Happy to notice, orientating with Government initiative, LG has enforced Industry’s first smartphone (Make In India) absolutely supporting button service.”
The device options a five.3-inch show, 1.5 rate octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera and a couple of,800 mAh battery.
Gujral aforementioned the corporate is additionally acting on increasing its retail presence within the country and by the tip of the year, its handsets are going to be on the market at concerning eight,000-10,000 retail points.