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.
Apps such as Skype, Google Talk, WhatsApp, Google Plus, Gmail, Facebook, YouTube, News, Weather, Saavn, et al come pre-installed on Karbonn A12.
The 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.
Spice Stellar 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)