Celkon Launches RahmanIshq Music Smartphones AR40 and AR50


Celkon Mobiles, one of the leading smartphone manufacturer in India, launched two new smartphones AR50 and AR40 in an event held at Ahmedabad today. These new smartphones are a part of the music phone series introduced by Celkon, partnered with none other than Mr. A.R. Rahman. The series is called RahmanIshq and the first Rahman-branded smartphone AR45 was launched on last month at Kolkata.

Both AR50 and AR40 are branded as music smartphones by the manufacturer and they have dual speakers with K-class amplifier for an enhanced music experience for the users. These phones are come with pre-loaded chart busters of AR Rahman and a special tune made for the RahmanIshq Music Smartphones.


The phones have a feature called Shake & Transfer which allows the users to transfer files by shaking their phones. It also has interactive gaming that enables two people to play games with each other. Both phones come with Dual SIM support similar to other Celkon phones.

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Celkon RahmanIshq AR50

The AR50 has a 5-inch touchscreen and runs on Android Jelly Ban 4.2.2. It possesses a 1.2GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB RAM. It has a 5MP rear camera with Smile Detector feature. It also has a 4GB internal storage and expandable up to 32GB through  MicroSD card support. On the connectivity front the RahmanIshq AR 50 supports 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS.

Key Specs of AR50

  • 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
  • 5-inches Screen
  • 5MP camera with Smile Detector and front camera
  • Dual Sim
  • 2000 mAh Battery
  • Firware Over the Air (FOTA)
  • Interactive Gaming and Celkon Music Player

Price and Availability

The Celkon RahmanIshq AR50 is priced at Rs. 8499 and will be available at leading retail outlets by the end of October.

Celkon RahmanIshq AR40

AR 40 does not have much difference with AR50 except the screen size and the camera. It has a 4-inch screen and comes with 3.2MP rear camera. The device is powered with 1.2GHz Dual Core processor, 512MB RAM and Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 operating system.

Key Specs of AR40

  • 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
  • 4-inches Screen
  • 3.2MP camera and front camera
  • Dual Sim
  • 1500 mAh Battery
  • Firware Over the Air (FOTA)
  • Interactive Gaming and Celkon Music Player

Price and Availability

The Celkon AR40 is priced at Rs. 5,999 and will go on sale across India by the end of October.

What do you about think these two brand new devices from Celkon Mobiles? Are they good enough to compete with other smartphones in its range? Share your views through the comments.