Karbonn launches new smartphone integrated with BHIM app

Indian mobile phone company Karbonn Mobiles is set to start the country’s first 4G smartphone with the BHIM app already included in the device.

The Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) payment app aims at increasing financial transactions through the use of smartphones.

The new smartphone called the Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G is priced at Rs 5,290 and it has basic features.

It will be available for customers to buy from offline retail stores in the country from this week.

Fingerprint sensor, e-KYC and Aadhaar verification, Digilocker and e-Gov service access, ability to do person-to-person transactions directly from the phonebook, payments within messenger apps, bill payments and other services are some of the interesting features of the new phone.