Next-gen Elari NanoPhone C launched in India at Rs 2,999, is world’s smallest GSM phone


lari, the company behind the quirky NanoPhone, on Monday announced the launch of the next-gen NanoPhone C, which is touted as the world’s smallest GSM handset. The miniature phone, like the previous model, is designed to be an ‘anti-phone’, providing the most minimal functionality so that users can stay “disconnected”. It is available at an introductory price of Rs 2,999 on in Platinum Silver, Rose Gold , Black Anthracite colours.

The company launched the older NanoPhone C, with an aluminium body and silicon keypad, earlier this year in July at Rs 3,940. The new NanoPhone C brings most of the same design and functionalities. It comes with Bluetooth support, measures 6.8mm and weighs only 30 grams. This tiny handset doesn’t boast of a lot of features, but the company says it has enough like a Bluetooth Call Recorder, Calculator, 32 GB microSD and microSIM card slots, MP3 player, FM radio, Alarm and a Voice Recorder for your basic needs.

Additionally, the NanoPhone C comes with a 1.0-inch TFT (96×128) display and is powered by a Mediatek MT6261D processor coupled with 32MB of RAM. You get 32MB of internal storage, which is expandable via a microSD card. The tiny handset packs a 280mAh battery that will provide roughly 4 hours of talktime and 4 days of standby time. The phone also comes with a Magic Voice function that lets you prank call your friends with a funny sound. Users can also Bluetooth pair with their smartphones to make to use either of the two numbers to make or receive calls and access both phonebooks.

“We just couldn’t wait to get the newest version of Elari NanoPhone C after the overwhelming and record breaking response that we received from gadget lovers for its previous model. What makes this device stand out is its fantastic design, built and feature set that comprise of Bluetooth-sync cum call recorder, calculator, MP3 player, Radio, the Magic Voice function and theme changing colour option (white, blue, orange &rose gold). Our team was more than happy to bring this next gen innovative designer mobile phone to the forefront of the Indian consumer,” Mani Kant Jain, CEO of said.