has launched a new budget smartphone, the Xolo A500S, at a price of Rs. 6,999.
The Xolo A500S
features a 4-inch WVGA display that has a resolution of 480x800 pixels and pixel density of 233 Pixels Per Inch (PPI). The device is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM and a Mali-400 MP GPU for boosting graphics. The device is based on MediaTek's chipset, MT 6572W.
It includes a 5-megapixel rear camera accompanied by an LED flash and a VGA front facing camera. The rear camera can record videos up to 720p resolution. The Xolo A500S runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It also includes 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB through microSD card. It is a dual SIM device with support for GSM+GSM with dual standby. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE, 3G, and Micro-USB. Other features include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor and AGPS. The Xolo A500S is backed by a 1400mAh battery.
The device will be available in four colour options - Black, Blue, Red & White.
Xolo seems to be targeting the budget Android segment with the A500S. The latest smartphone is believed to be a successor to the Xolo A500 which is now available for Rs. 6,499 at online retailers.
Last month, Xolo launched the Play T1000 smartphone powered by Tegra 3 quad-core processor for Rs. 15,999.
The Xolo Play T1000 features a 4.7-inch HD display. The highlight of the device is its 1.5 GHz Tegra 3 quad-core processor which comes with a 12-core GeForce GPU and 1GB RAM. The phone comes with internal storage of 4GB which can be further expanded up to 32GB. The device sports an 8.0-megapixel rear camera and a 2.0-megapixel front camera. It comes with full HD 1080p video recording and playback capabilities. Other major features include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS support. The phone comes with a 2,000mAh battery.
Mobiles launched in July 2013
Xolo A500S key specifications
- 4-inch WVGA display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels and pixel density of 233 PPI
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB of internal storage, expandable by up to 32GB via microSD card
- 5.0-megapixel camera with LED Flash
- VGA front facing camera
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, AGPS
- 1400mAh battery
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)