After several reports and rumors, Taiwan-based smartphone maker Oplus has finally launched its latest XonPhone 5 smartphone in India at the price of Rs. 7,999. And like most of the smartphone makers, Oplus has also forayed in the market with an e-commerce partnership. Yes, Oplus will be selling XonPhone 5 smartphone in the online market via Snapdeal from today onwards.
XonPhone 5: Key Specifications
Oplus has used in XonPhone 5 a trending 5-inch IPS OGS display offering an HD display of 1280 x 720p churning out the pixel density of 320ppi. It comes powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582 quad-core CPU coupled with 1GB RAM and runs on Android v4.4 KitKat.
Further, the XonPhone 5 features an 8 MP rear camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and Geo-Tagging capabilities along with a 2 MP front facing shooter.
Connectivity options like 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 & Hot Spot, Chromecast, USB 2.0, Dual SIM (micro SIM & mini SIM) can also be found in the handset. Other specs include: 16GB on-board ROM, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card, and is powered by a 2000mAh battery.
In the end, the smartphone will be offered in silver, grey and gold color variants.
Basically, the XonPhone 5 will have to face competition from a plethora of affordable Android smartphones in India which come running on KitKat OS.
Which includes devices like Redmi Note from Xiaomi, Motorola Moto E, Micromax Canvas Unite 2, Xolo Q600s and others that come at a similar price range and specifications.
Commenting on the launch Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus said, "We are extremely elated to be launching the XonPhone 5, an innovative smartphone with ultimate features ensuring a unique user experience. Our association with India's largest marketplace, Snapdeal.com has yielded us great results for our tablet and we are affirmative that our smartphone will also witness great acceptance from the users."
Commenting on the partnership, Tony Navin, Senior Vice President - Electronics, Snapdeal.com said, "We are extremely elated to exclusively offer the all new Xonphone 5 to the users under our association with Oplus. We are extremely positive that this aesthetically crafted and feature packed smartphone at this lucrative price point will receive a tremendous response. We look forward to a long term and a mutually beneficial relationship."