Indian smartphone maker Xolo has launched its first quad-core
smartphone, Xolo Q800 in the market. This smartphone is powered by
1.2GHz quad-core processor along with PowerVR SGX544 GPU. It is
available in the market for Rs. 12,499.
NDTV Gadgets had
reported a week earlier about Xolo planning to launch a quad-core
smartphone dubbed Q800. Xolo Q800 comes with 4.5-inch qHD IPS display.
Internally, the device packs in 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage,
which can be expanded by up to 32GB via microSD card. It runs on Android
4.1 (Jelly Bean). There is an 8-megapixel autofocus rear snapper with
LED flash, a 1.2-megapixel front camera.
The phone is
powered by 2,100 mAh battery. The device will support dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
functionality. Connectivity options on the device include the usual
Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, USB and GPRS. Xolo Q800 also comes in with
YAMAHA 168 PA music system and comes with features such as 'Shake to
change the song' and auto filter in music settings to filter the songs
based on their size.
The Xolo Q800 will compete with Micromax A116
Canvas HD (Review | Pictures) that also features a quad-core processor
and Android Jelly Bean and is priced at Rs. 13,990.
plans to launch various new handsets with quad-core processor in the
coming quarter and name this series as QCORE. As reported earlier the
Xolo is expected to launch at least four quad-core smartphones by April
The other smartphones in XOLO's portfolio include
X500, X900, A500 (Pictures), A700 and A1000 (Review I Pictures). The company is expected to launch
another smartphone on Thursday, March 14 and is teasing the launch of
the same on its website and Facebook page as the "launch of Mission X".
Xolo Q800 key specifications
- 4.5-inch screen with qHD IPS display
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 4GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB
- 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 2100 mAh battery