One of the growing Indian mobile phone manufacturer Celkon has launched their latest successor to the A107 Signature One called A107+ Signature One on Independence Day yesterday. However, as of now the device is listed under Coming Soon tag on the company's official website.
Moreover, there is hardly any difference between the previous A107 and A107+. There are minute upgrades like the front facing camera has been given a slight push to 1.3 MP from 0.3 and Android Jelly Bean has been added this time instead of Ice Cream Sandwich. Eventually, there is a difference in the ROM, the latest A107+ comes with the 4GB internal storage capacity while the A107 only housed 512.
Going into the details of the specs, here is a brief rundown on the specs of the A107+ smartphone.
Similar to the older variant, the latest Celkon A107+ sports a 5-inch capacitive touch screen display offering a WVGA resolution of 480×800 pixels.
There is a Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS running behind the system and to talk about the power of the handset, 1 GHz dual-core Processor coupled comes straight up to the highlight which strengthens the smartphone. However, there is a lesser 512MB RAM that comes coupled with the processor.
Moreover One can also find a standard 8MP auto focus camera with LED flash along with a 1.3MP front-facing VGA camera. As said earlier, this one is a bit upgraded part.
Connectivity option on A107+ Signature One is pretty regular, one can find a trending Dual SIM capability (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby, other than this there is a 2G (EDGE), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Further, A107+ Signature One comes packed with the bumped internal storage capacity rated to 4GB nad comes with the microSD card slot supporting up to 32GB of storage capacity.
Eventually the latest phablet is powered by a 2100 mAh battery. The handset will be offered with a free Flip cover at Rs. 7,299.
Obviously, there is a tough competition waiting for Celkon's latest player A107+. Since there is more competition taking place with the domestic manufacturer, Celkon has to face its first battle from Micomax, Karbonn, iBall, Intex, among others.
More precisely, the handsets that are bound to jostle against A107+ are, Micromax Canvas Music A88, Karbonn Smart A26, Spice Stellar Virtuoso Pro Mi-491, Karbonn A30, Lava Iris 458q among others.
Here is a brief rundown on the specs of the aforementioned handsets followed by a conclusion in the last slide.
Canvas Music A88
The Canvas Music A88 has a 4.5-inch capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It runs on dual-core MediaTek MT6577 processor clocked to 1.2 GHz and is backed by 512MB RAM. The Canvas Music A88 runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) platform. The smartphone sports 5MP rear camera with Auto Focus and dual LED Flash and 0.3 MP front-facing camera for video calling. Also, Micromax Canvas Music A88 has a 4GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB with microSD. Other than being dual SIM handset, it supports 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS. The handset will come loaded with 1800 mAh battery which should offer a talk time of 5 hours. Currently, the handset is selling at the price of Rs. 8,590.
Karbonn Smart A26
Priced at Rs. 7,399, Karbonn Smart A26 comes packed with 5 Inches Capacitive display that offers FWVGA resolution of 480 x 854 Pixels. The handset features, Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), 1 GHz Dual Core Processor, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage expandable up to 32 GB via MicroSD card. There is 5 Megapixel rear camera and a front facing VGA shooter. Besides being dual SIM handset, other connectivity options include, EDGE, WiFi, Wi-fi Hotspot, Bluetooth. Eventually the handset is powered by a 2000 mAh battery.
Spice Stellar Virtuoso Pro Mi-491
Spice Stellar Virtuoso Pro will come packed with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, 1GHz dual-core processor, 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera, microSD slot (up to 32 GB), connectivity features including dual SIM, 3G, bluetooth and micro-USB and 1700 mAh battery. The handset runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) platform and is powered by a 1700 mAh battery. Moreover, the handset is priced at Rs. 7,999.
Karbonn A30 comes with a massive 5.9 inch Capacitive Multi-Touch screen and runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform, Dual SIM Capability, 1 Ghz Dual-Core processor coupled with 512 MB RAM, 8 MP hi-def camera with Auto Focus and flash and 1.3 MP Secondary Camera. Eventually, there is a gigantic 2500 mAh battery powering the phablet. There is a 4GB storage capacity that can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The phablet is priced at Rs. 7,599 on online retail.
Lava Iris 458q
Priced at Rs. 7,999, Iris 458q sports a 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with FWVGA resolution of 540x960 pixels. It runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by a powerful quad-core processor tuned to 1.2 GHz along with 512MB RAM which enables smooth functioning of the phone. The smartphone packs in 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by another 32GB via microSD card. Moreover, the handset comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front facing camera. The device supports Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby and also provides users with 3G connectivity. Like all other smartphones in the market right now, the Iris 458q gives Wi-Fi connectivity as well as A-GPS and it is powered by a 2,000mAh battery.
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It will be pretty hard to tell which one is best among the six handsets as almost all handsets come with at the similar price range and also features similar specs. There is a bit of difference in RAM and processor among few handsets. However, going by the specs, Lava Iris 458q would be a fair choice as it comes loaded with all the latest features but it has a lesser disply size but 4.5 inch is not a bad size as well.