Xolo, an arm of Lava International, is set to launch a dedicated gaming phone. The company recently put details of the device on its official site. The Xolo Play is powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. It is currently being tagged as "Coming Soon ". While specifications are already out on site, Xolo won't take much time to reveal release date and pricing details.
The teaser on the site reads "Are you game? - Set up to the next level of gaming ". If we go by the specifications then the biggest USP of the Xolo Play has to be Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset alongside 12 Core Nvidia ULP GeForce. The phone is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, so you download games via Play Store. Being powered by Nvidia, gamers are eligible to download high charged games from TegraZone
Talking about the specifications, the Xolo Play has a 4.7-inch IPS display having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels at 312ppi. In the name of processor, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 5th battery-saver mode ducked inside. There's an 8-mega pixel camera at the back with LED Flash and Face recognition. A 2-mega pixel front facing camera will surely help gamers to connect with other players on Skype. The device measures 10.4mm in terms of thickness and weighs 167grams. The Xolo Play is optimized to play heavy games considering it has 1GB of RAM and 4GB ROM (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card).
Other connectivity options include: Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, Full HD video recording, and a 2000mAh Li Ion battery. The specifications are novel and it appears that Xolo Play is already a winner.
There was a time, when tech vendors used to make dedicated gaming phones. But most of them failed to create a monster gaming device. Sony, who was already known for PlayStation gaming console, also tried to make so-called PlayStation Phone - Xperia Play. But, it went unnoticed. Today, when most of smartphones can actually play games - thanks to Android OS; there is no need to announce a dedicated phone to play games. It is to be seen whether Xolo in collaboration with Nvidia able to deliver a stellar gaming experience on the go or not. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.