Karbonn Titanium S9 is already up for pre-orders in Snapdeal at Rs. 999 while other e-retailers like Infibeam and Saholic has still listed the handset under the tag of "Coming Soon". The already announced dual-SIM device running on Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system was official given a price tag of Rs. 19,990.
Going by the specs, the direct competitor of the Micromax Canvas 4 and Xolo Play T1000, sports a 5.5 inches HD capacitive touch screen IPS display that offers a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Moving on to the processor and OS, the massive phablet is powered by a latest trending quad-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB RAM. The phablet runs on the latest iteration Android v4.2 Jelly Bean Operating System and features G-Sensor, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor.
Karbonn Titanium S9 is equipped with 13MP rear camera with auto focus and LED flash and 5MP front facing camera. The phablet also comes with a 16GB built-in storage that can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD.
Besides being a dual SIM handset, other connectivity options include GPRS, EDGE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and USB and 2600 mAh battery.
Karbonn Titanium S9 - Can it Face the Heat?
The growth in the population of smartphones in the Indian market has boosted the trend of offering a best specs at low prices. The rival to Karbonn Titanium S9 is the recently launched Micromax Canvas 4 and many other desi handset priced around the same range.
The handset stands neck to neck with the rivals but the only drawback it is likely to face in the market is the price. The Karbonn Titanium S9 comes with a higher price tag compared to the other two domestic rivals.