Creo, the maker of the Mark 1, on Monday announced that it has dropped the price of its first smartphone by flat Rs. 6,000 for a limited period. The Creo Mark 1 will be available for purchase at its new price of Rs. 13,999 for a week starting Monday. The company on its website clearly points out that this is a "limited period offer" ending August 15.
This is not the first price cut for the Creo Mark 1 smartphone as last month it received a similar price cut for a limited period. As before, the smartphone will be exclusively available via Flipkart.
(Also see: Creo Mark 1 Review)
The highlight of the Creo Mark 1 is its proprietary Fuel OS that's based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, with which Creo seeks to deliver new features to users every month in the form of over-the-air updates. The other highlight of the smartphone at this price point is its 5.5-Inch Quad HD (1440x2560 pixels) resolution display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides of the device.
The Creo Mark 1 is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) smartphone that's powered by a 1.95GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC, coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It bears a 21-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and 4K video recording, apart from an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with full-HD video recording. It also comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that's expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
As for connectivity, the Creo Mark 1 offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS options. The smartphone is powered by a 3100mAh battery.