Available at an affordable price-point of Rs.3,990, the K9 Smart offers  users the option to navigate the device in up to 12 Indian languages and  the flexibility to choose from 21 Indian languages for typing input, a  company statement said.

"With the launch of K9 Smart, we aim to dissolve the language barrier  which is one of the major impediments inhibiting Smartphone adoption  amongst non-English speaking population," said Shashin Devsare, Karbonn  Mobiles' executive director, at the launch of the device here.

K9 Smart also enables users to search and add contacts in upto 11 Indian  languages. With smartphones becoming an important source of news and  information, the device offers the option to access news and magazines on Newshunt and enjoy cricket commentary, score and live updates on CricBuzz in six languages of their choice.

Users can also access various utility and social apps like Google Maps,  YouTube, Facebook and Whatsapp in various Indian languages.K9 Smart comes with a 12.4 cm screen, 1.2 GHz quad core processor and  2300 mAh Li-ion battery.

The smartphone is packed with an internal memory of 8GB which is expandable to 32 GB. It offers a 3.2 MP rear camera with flash and a 1.3MP front camera. The device has dual SIM support with faster 3G connectivity with bundling offers from leading network operators.