Recently when Jaipur based company launched Docoss X1, the cheap smart phone, everybody compared it with Freedom 251, which soon came under the government scanner and there is no update till yet.
Talking about Docoss X1, it has not had an extensive advertising campaign, the first ads appeared in papers on April 27 and even the domain wasn’t registered till a little before 3PM on the same day, booking of phone started after that. Delivery of phone was said to be started from 2 May, but has not begun. So, we decided to take update and managed to talked to Docoss Multimedia Pvt Ltd. official Shashikant Sharma, Marketing Director (and believe me it was not an easy job).
Asking about negative publicity he said, “We are genuine, this negative publicity is due to social media, we have not taken money from public, our company is dedicated towards delivering the product and we are in the process. We are data filtering and verifying calls after which we will start delivering”.
However on asking about delivering date and booking details official refused to give any data as it was confidential and against company policy.
Priced specially at Rs 888/- to attract customers, company is outsourcing its production and its manufacturing company is based in Shenzhen, China. “ In Shenzhen there is huge Mobile Mandi where one can find mobile at cheap cost, and we are outsourcing it, while company is not following Make in India concept and totally based on the concept of Desi Vyapar, i.e give and take, our basic module of earning is from applet program, and we are getting good response” said Shashikant.
This phone comes with one year warranty and as told to DQ Week there will be service centers in Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Kolkata which are opening soon, if any problems occurs in phone set.
Soon company is planning to launch another product i.e VR Glasses which will be announced shortly. These will be eyeglasses with virtual images.