BSNL-Champion Trendy 531 Phablet Unleashed: Top 5 Rivals

By Anuj
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State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has collaborated with Champion Computers to produce an entry level phablet device. The BSNL- Champion Trendy 531 is powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and is priced at Rs. 13,999.

Moreover, if you purchase BSNL-Champion Trendy 531, then you will be entitled to get free BSNL 500MB 3G data for a year. Surely, you may not like the device (design wise) in comparison to the likes of Sony, Samsung and HTC, but hey, the internal specifications are not that bad.

Let's have a look the device once. The phone is made of polycarbonate plastic. We have no idea about the quality of the device, but expect average build quality. The phablet packs a 5.3-inch display with unknown resolution. Although, the screen size is large enough to enjoy multimedia content, but the strange part here is the unknown display resolution. We're expecting the phone to have either qHD or HD resolution.

BSNL-Champion Trendy 531 Phablet Unleashed: Top 5 Rivals

 

The device is powered by a 1.2-GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot). This dual SIM phablet features a 13-mega pixel rear facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. Also add a 5-mega pixel front facing camera. The makers have decided to put a 3200mAh Li Ion battery. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. Other connectivity options include: 3G, Wi-Fi, dual SIM, USB 2.0, amongst others.

The hardware looks decent on paper, and the price point is also attractive. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.

What's good?

Quad-core processor

Battery

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

13MP camera

Dual SIM

What's bad?

Unknown screen resolution

Aesthetically poor

Competition check

Since, the BSNL- Champion Trendy 531 carries a 5.3-inch having unknown resolution, it would be a little tough for us to pit the device within same league. So we have decided to take phablets with 5-inches or above (HD/qHD) to make comparison justified.

Here are the contenders with equally enchanting hardware. Take a look!

Micromax Canvas 4 A210

Micromax Canvas 4 A210

5-inch IPS HD display (1280x 720) pixels
1.2GHz quad-core processor
1GB of RAM
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
16GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot)
13MP rear facing camera with HDR video recording, Auto Focus and LED Flash
5MP front facing camera with 720p HD recording
2000mAh Li Ion battery
Wi-Fi, 3G and dual SIM

Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525

Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525

5-inch Full HD display (1920 x 1080) pixels
1.5 GHz quad-core processor
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
1GB of RAM
8GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot)
8MP rear facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash
2MP front facing camera
2100mAh Li Ion battery
Wi-Fi, 3G and Dual SIM

Spice Stellar Pinnacle Pro Mi-535
 

Spice Stellar Pinnacle Pro Mi-535

5.3-inch IPS LCD qHD display (960 x 540) pixels
1.2 GHz quad-core processor
1GB of RAM
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
16GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot)
8MP rear facing camera with Auto Focus and dual LED Flash
5MP front facing camera
2550mAh Li Ion battery
Wi-Fi, 3G and Dual SIM

Micromax Canvas Doodle 2

Micromax Canvas Doodle 2

5.7-inch IPS LCD display (1280 X 720) pixels
1.2 GHz quad-core processor
1GB of RAM
12MP rear facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash
5MP front facing camera
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
2600mAh Li Ion battery
16GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot)
Wi-Fi, 3G and dual SIM
Stylus

Lenovo IdeaPhone S890

Lenovo IdeaPhone S890

5-inch IPS LCD qHD display (960 X 540) pixels
1.2-Ghz dual core processor
1GB of RAM
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
8MP rear facing camera with LED Flash and Auto Focus
VGA quality front facing camera
2250mAh Li Ion battery
4GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot)
Wi-Fi, 3G and dual SIM

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