Karbonn, an India based handset manufacturer is gradually entering the competition of smartphones by releasing a series Android based smartphones into the market. From manufacturing handsets which will rival the ones made by Indian companies like Spice and Micromax, the company is now making handsets that will rival handsets made by Motorola, Sony and LG.
While Micromax has released a series of handsets in August, Karbonn did not make a single launch. However, now the company has come up with A18, an Android smartphone with better and bigger display.
Commenting on the launch, Shashin Devsare, executive director, Karbonn Mobiles was quoted saying, "The Karbonn Smart A18 is one of the top notch technological innovations at Karbonn Mobiles and reaffirms our business tenet of massifying technology."
Karbonn A18 sports a 4.3 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It is a dual SIM smartphone, equipped with a 1GHz single core processor supporting multi-tasking and 512MB RAM.
Further, the handset is equipped with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and autofocus. The camera can capture high definition 720p videos. Also, the device comes with a 1.3MP front camera for video calling. A18 comes with connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, USB tethering, 3G and Bluetooth.
A18 has 1GB internal memory, which can be expanded to 32GB with a micro SD card slot. Moreover, the smartphone is packed with a 1,500 mAh battery which offers 5 hours talk time and 200 hours standby.
Karbonn A18 is flavored with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The handset is pre-load apps like Facebook, Whatsapp, Karbonn Smart Browser, King Soft Office, NexGTv and PayTM.
Price & Availability
Karbonn A18 is released in the market starting today. The handset is available from Flipkart for a price of Rs 9,790.