As the festive season is around the corner, the demand from retailers has visibly increased. This time, the Smartphone shipment in India hit a record of 35 million units in the September quarter.
According to some reports, the Chinese handset makers like Lenovo, Xiaomi and Vivo has cemented their place in the Indian market by taking away some shares from Samsung, Intex, Micromax, Xolo and others.
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In order to improve the sales and take back the market, both the desi handset makers Xolo and Intex have launched their smartphone -- Era 2 and Cloud Scan FP under budget category at Rs. 4,499 and Rs. 3,999 respectively. As it comes under the same price segment, we have decided to compare both the smartphones.
The Xolo Era 2 smartphone comes with 5-inch WVGA IPS display with a resolution of 840x480 pixels. On the other hand, the Intex Cloud Scan FP comes with a 5-inch FWVGA display with a resolution go 480 x 854 pixels.
The Intex Cloud Scan FP comes powered by a Quad-core SC7731C processor clocked at 1.2GHz with Mali-400MP as GPU under the hood. Meanwhile, the Xolo Era 2 has quad-core processor ticking at 1.3GHz under the hood.
Talking about the storage both the Xolo Era 2 and Intex Cloud Scan FP shares the same specifications. It has 1GB DDR3 RAM, 8GB ROM with an expandable option of up to 32GB via MicroSD card slot.
Moreover, on the camera front also both the smartphones has same specifications! The Xolo Era 2 and Intex Cloud Scan FP has 5MP camera on both sides, except that the Xolo Era 2 has flash on the front for selfies under low light conditions. In addition to flash, the Era 2 also comes with Quick Camera feature allowing us to open the camera by double tapping on a home button.
Software and connectivity options
Both the smartphones is shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. It also supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and other options as well. Besides, the Intex Cloud FP also supports fingerprint sensor on the back just below the rear camera.
Intex Cloud Scan FP is juiced with a 2450mAh battery which claims to offer 5 hours of talk time and 110 hours of standby time. On the other side, the Xolo Era 2 has the 2350mAh battery under the hood.
Pricing and availability
Available in Black, Nile Blue and Pyramid Golden Color, the Xolo Era 2 will be available at Rs. 4.499 exclusively on Snapdeal starting from October 27th. On the other hand, the Intex Cloud Scan FP comes in Champagne and Dark Blue with a price tag of Rs. 3,999