The new Spice Stellar-series handset will be available in India through retail stores including Spice Hotspot stores while can also be bought online via Saholic. The Spice Stellar 526n Octa is a new variant of the Stellar 526 launched last year.
The Spice Stellar 526n Octa is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device which runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) HD IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core processor (unspecified chipset) coupled with 1GB of RAM and Mali GPU.
It's worth noting that the Spice Stellar 526 was the company's first hexa-core processor-powered handset. It was backed by a 1.5GHz hexa-core (unspecified chipset) processor alongside 1GB of RAM.
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The Stellar 526n Octa comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash, while there is a secondary 3.2-megapixel front-facing camera also on board.
On the connectivity front, the Spice Stellar 526n Octa offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options. The smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery, which according to the company is rated to deliver up to 280 hours of standby time. It is 8.3mm thick, and will be available in White colour.
Commenting on the launch, Prashant Bindal, CEO, Spice Mobility Ltd, said, "Our customers are at the core of our company's strategy and we always strive to introduce products that delight our customers. Following up on the excellent response to our Stellar 526 smartphone, we decided to introduce a faster Octa-Core version of the phone with excellent specifications for technology enthusiasts seeking a combination of cutting edge technology and style".