Since the launch on Nokia Asha 501, the tech world has seen a series of handsets launching in the budget price category. Leaving behind the foreign mobile phone makers, Indian handsets are also making a remarkable impact on the market by offering a wide range of handsets.
Competing fellow domestic rivals, Xolo has recently launched their latest Android smartphone called A500S at a decent price of Rs. 6,999. Moreover, The handset will be a speed breaker for manufacturers like Micromax and other international giants like Samsung and LG. Thus, the handset will definitely face a head on rivalry with a lot of devices from domestic as well as internal handsets. However, overlooking the rival devices in the present market, let us have a brief rundown on the specs of the recently launched Xolo A500S.
Xolo A500S comes with a 4.0 inch TFT Display offering a screen resolution of 800 x 480pixels and pixel density of 233ppi.
The newly launched Xolo A500S runs on the Android Jelly Bean 4.2 operating system and is powered by standard 1.2 GHz dual-core processor along with a support of 512 MB RAM. A500S is also loaded with a Mali-400 MP graphic for a great gaming experience.
Talking about the camera, there is a 5MP rear camera with a LED flash and a VGA front facing camera for video calls.
There is an internal storage capacity of 4GB which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. Connectivity options include 3G, USB, WiFi, Bluetooth. Apart from that, the handset comes with a dual SIM support.
Eventually, Xolo A500S is powered by a 1400 mAh battery that will give up to 10 hours of talk time on 2G and 8 hours on 3G. Users can enjoy listening to music for approximately 53 hours.
Xolo A500S in terms of build is 9 mm thick and comes in 4 color variant from Black, Blue, Red and White.
The best feature in the recently launched Xolo A500S is that it comes packed with an exclusive apps like Xolo Secure (Anti-theft app) through which the handset can be protected from data loss or thefts. Another feature called Xolo Secure can back up the call logs, SMS and it can also track down the phone's location remotely.
However, every new device inevitably has to go through the path of competition and Xolo A500S is no exception. Thus, the smartphone will be fighting against devices like recently launched Karbonn Smart A11 Plus, Karbonn A9+, Micromax A65, Nokia Asha 501 and Lava Iris 405.
Here below in the sliders are the specs and price of the aforementioned handset. Have a look.
Karbonn Smart A11 Plus
Karbonn Smart A11 Plus sports a 4.7 inch capacitive Touch Screen that gives you FWVGA display resolution of 854x480 pixels. The handset is based on the Android 4.0 ICS OS and is powered by 1GHz Dual Core Processor and is also supported by a 512 MB. Connectivity options in Karbonn Smart A11 Plus include Wi-Fi, EDGE, Bluetooth and USB. The handset is also comes with a dual SIM support obviously and there is a 3.2MP rear camera and a VGA front facing shooter. Karbonn Smart A11 Plus comes with the internal storage capacity of 512 MB which can be expanded upto 32 GB. Eventually the handset is powered by a 1450mAh Battery and is currently available on Infibeam at a decent price of Rs. 5,799.
Micromax A65 comes with a 4.3 inch WVGA display with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The handset runs on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS and is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor. The handset packs a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP front facing camera. Micromax A65 also comes with 198MB internal storage, 512MB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage. The houses connectivity options like Bluetooth v2.1, Wi-Fi, Edge, USB2.0. Eventually, Micromax A65 is backed by an average 1,350 mAh battery. Moreover, the smartphone is priced at Rs. 5,279 on online store.
Nokia Asha 501
Nokia Asha 501 comes packed with a 1 GHz processor, 64 MB RAM, 3-inch display screen that offers visuals at 320 x 240 pixels and 3.2 MP primary camera. The Asha 501 has both single and dual-SIM variants, The Internet support is offered through different platforms like WiFi, GPRS and EDGE. The Xpress Browser pre-loaded in this handset offers cool browsing experience for the user but It sadly lacks 3G support. The popular handset is currently selling at Rs. 4,999.
Lava Iris 405
The Lava Iris 405, which costs Rs. 6,039 in the Indian online retail stores, packs some really cool features: a 4-inch display with resolution of 480X 800 pixels, 1-Ghz Dual-Core processor, 3G, Wi-Fi, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 5-mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash, VGA quality front facing camera, Dual SIM and added 8X zoom functionality, image stabilization and zero shutter lag like useful imaging features.
Karbonn A9+ packs a 4 inch multi-touch capacitive display with WVGA 480 x 800 pixel resolution, 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm Scorpion processor, dedicated GPU, 5MP rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash, 1.3MP camera for video calling, micro SD card slot for expandable storage support, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS with aGPS, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi and 1,420 mAh Li-ion battery. The handset is currently priced at Rs. 5,929.