Karbonn has launched its Karbonn Smart A12 in India. Priced at Rs.
7,990, Karbonn Smart A12 comes with Broadcom's 1GHz ARM Cortex A9
processor along with 512 MB of RAM.
Karbonn Smart A12 sports a
4.5-inch capacitive screen with qHD display. The smartphone offers 4GB
of internal storage, which can be expanded by up to 32GB via microSD
card. There is a 5-megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera on-board.
It is a dual-SIM smartphone (WCDMA + GSM) and comes with 1,800mAh
battery. Karbonn A12 runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). There is
no word available whether this smartphone will get an update to Android
4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Popular apps such as Whatsapp, GTalk, Google
Plus Messenger, Facebook, Youtube, Kingsoft Office, Gmail and Saavn
Music come pre-installed on this smartphone.
Commenting on the
launch of Karbonn Smart A12 smartphone, Shashin Devsare, Executive
Director, Karbonn Mobiles said "With the launch of the Smart A12, we
seek to establish our positioning into the emergent Android domain, and
provide our users cutting-edge Android based mobility solutions. It is
herein that with the partnership with Broadcom to bring in our premier
3G enabled mobility device that we seek to cater to the nascent needs of
the young and aspiring consumer base of the country."
around the world shift from 2G feature phones to more sophisticated 3G
phones, Broadcom's complete, integrated platforms enable OEMs to reach
new consumers with entry-level, high-caliber smartphones," said Nambi
Seshadri, Broadcom Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile
Platform Solutions. "With device manufacturers developing smartphones
at a lower cost, more consumers will be able to enjoy the benefits of
the mobile Internet."
Mobiles launched in April 2013
Karbonn Smart A12 key specifications
- 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with qHD display
- 1GHz processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and auto-focus
- 0.3-megapixel front camera
- Dual-SIM (WCDMA+GSM)
- 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
- Micro SD card slot
- 1800 mAh battery
- Android 4.0