Lava Iris 501 Rival Alert: NXG XFAB 2 Mini With Jelly Bean & 12MP Camera Launched at Rs 12,490

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Pune based firm, NXG Electronics seems to have stepped into the phablet market in India by launching its first large screen handset - NXG Xfab 2 Mini. The device is a dual SIM phablet running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and priced at Rs 12,490.

The handset packs some attractive features and specs including dual core processor, qHD display, dual SIM with dual standby, 720p HD video recording and more.

Lava Iris 501 Rival Alert: NXG XFAB 2 Mini With Jelly Bean at Rs 12k


Have a look at the specs of NXG Xfab 2 Mini below.

Display: Xfab 2 Mini has a 4.7 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels.

Proocessr: The handset is equipped with a 1.2GHz dual core MediaTek MT6577 processor for improved multi-tasking capabilities.

Operating System: The NXG offering comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

Camera: The handset has a 12MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera for video calling.

Storage: Xfab 2 Mini comes with 4GB onboard storage, 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 64GB expandable storage support.

Connectivity: The handset is packed with features including 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and aGPS.

Battery: As of now, there is no detail regarding the battery capacity of the NXG Xfab 2 Mini phablet.

Preloaded Applications

NXG Xfab 2 Mini is preloaded with applications including Facebook, Whatsapp, TOI, custom made Blog App by NXG and more.

Price & Availability

NXG Xfab 2 Mini is priced at Rs 12,490 and the handset will be available for purchase from February 5, 2013. As an introductory offer, NXG is offering a free 4GB memory card and a screen guard free on every purchase of the handset.

Xfab 2 Mini - Competition to Lava Iris 501?

The NXG offering has all the specs are the present in the budget phablets alongside some advanced ones as well. Hence, the Xfab 2 Mini can be a stiff competitor to the recently launched handsets in the phablet space.

One such device - Lava Iris 501, which was launched early this month is also a dual core phablet with a price tag of Rs 9,999.

As far as specs are concerned, Iris 501 sports a 5 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz dual core processor, Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, 5MP rear camera, 0.3MP front camera for video calling, 4GB internal storage, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable storage support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, micro USB 2.0 and a 2,300 mAh Li-Po battery of undisclosed backup.

Comparing both the phablets, with a better front and rear camera, slightly faster processor and Android Jelly Bean OS, NXG Xfab 2 Mini could be a sitff competitor to Lava Iris 501, which retails at a lesser price tag.

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