Large screen smartphones seems to be the flavour of the season. The
Indian handset maker Karbonn Mobiles is all set to launch another
contender in this segment. Dubbed Karbonn A12, the smartphone is already
available online. Saholic has listed Karbonn A12 for Rs. 7,699 and is
promising to ship this smartphone within four business days. While on
Flipkart, this smartphone is available for Rs. 7,990 and will be
delivered within 10 business days.
Karbonn A12 is a dual-SIM
smartphone, which comes with a 4.5 inch capacitive touchscreen and has a
qHD display. It is powered by a 1GHz processor accompanied by 512MB of
RAM. The internal storage available on the device is 4GB, which can be
expanded by up to 32GB via a microSD card.
For camera, there is a
5-megapixel rear camera, along with single LED flash and a VGA camera in
the front for video chatting. Karbonn A12 is powered by 1,800 mAh
battery. The smartphone runs on Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich).
Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
such as Skype, Google Talk, WhatsApp, Google Plus, Gmail, Facebook,
YouTube, News, Weather, Saavn, et al come pre-installed on Karbonn A12.
latest smartphone from Karbonn will be competing with Samsung Galaxy Y
Duos S6102 and Spice Stellar Nhance Mi-435. Both of these smartphones
are dual-SIM smartphones. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102 comes with 3.14
inch-screen and runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). There is an 832 MHz
processor on-board along with 290MB of RAM and 1,300mAh battery. This
smartphone is currently retailing for Rs. 7,799.
Nhance Mi-435 on the other hand comes with 4-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It is powered by 1 GHz
Dual Core Scorpion Processor along with 512MB of RAM. There is
8-megapixel back camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. Spice Stellar
Nhance Mi-435 comes with 1500 mAh battery and is available for a best
buy price of Rs. 7,299
Karbonn A12 key specifications
- 4.5 inch capacitive with qHD display
- 1GHz processor
- 512MB of RAM
- 4GB of internal storage can be expanded to up to 32GB
- 5-megapixel rear camera
- VGA front camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM=GSM)
- 1,800 mAh
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)