Hyderabad based Celkon Mobiles, well known for its voice calling tablet - Celtab CT2. Likewise the other budget tech manufacturers based in India, it seems like Celkon has also entered the launch spree by unveiling handsets constantly.
Recently, the company launched A27 based on Android ICS at Rs 8,999 and now, Celkon has come up with yet another smartphone - Smarton A87. The dual SIM handset is priced at Rs 4,999 by Celkon.
As far as specs are concerned, Celkon Smarton A87 comes with a 4 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution 320 x 480 pixels, 1GHz single core processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, 5MP rear camera, 2G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 512MB internal storage, 512MB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage and a 1,450 mAh battery.
Celkon Smarton A87 comes preloaded with several applications including YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Skype, My Mango and Gmail.
Price & Availability
Priced at Rs 4,999 on the Celkon website, Smarton A87 is also spotted on several online retailer sites including Flipkart and Infibeam. While the former has listed Smarton A87 with a price of Rs 4,799, the latter has it with a 'Coming Soon' status.
Analyzing the specifications, it is quite clear that Celkon Smarton A87 with Android Gingerbread and other basic specifications might be a competitor for the newly launched Micromax Bolt A35.
When it comes to specs, Bolt A35 has a 3.97 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz processor, Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread platform, 2MP rear camera, 0.3MP front camera for video calling, Bluetooth, 2G, Wi-Fi and a 1,500 mAh battery, Bolt A35 has up to 4.5 hours talk time.
Priced at Rs 4,250, Bolt A35 has a slightly better display resolution and a front camera for video calling, however, Celkon Smarton A87 comes with a better camera.