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Xolo's entry in the native smartphone market is yet to get going in its full flow. However, the advent of the company is on the right track with the handset maker regularly coming up with new handsets all the time. And now there's more to follow up on.
According to reports, apart from releasing the brand new 8X-1000 smartphone and the new HIVE UI to go alongside, Xolo has also unveiled the new Play 8X-1200 handset that adds to the long list of the new devices unveiled by Xolo in recent times.
Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, LAVA International, said "We are excited to announce HIVE to our XOLO customers. Built on an Android core, HIVE is a 'Made in India, Made for India' platform designed by our Software Design Centre at Bangalore.
"With user empowerment at its core, HIVE enables users to contribute creatively to the platform, taking smartphone personalization to The Next Level"
Xolo Play 8X-1200: Highlighted Specifications
The new Xolo Play 8X-1200 comes with a 5-inch display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 441ppi. The device has a FHD IPS display with One Glass Solution(OGS) technology.
The device runs on Android KitKat and includes 32GB inbuilt storage which is non-expandable. The Play 8X-1200 sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual LED flash and PureCel Sensor, while also housing a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with BSI sensor.
It also includes a 2300mAh battery that is said to deliver up to 24 hours of talk time and up to 600 hours of standby time. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, and 3G.
But numbers and specs don't really speak about the features that have been built in to the device, and there's more than it meets the eye. Here's a look at the device's top 6 features on offer.
Again, Xolo's new Play 8X-1200 is one of those smartphones in the market that harnesses the power of 8 cores. This means you get more power under the hoods that makes gaming the greatest treat of all on your smartphone.
The new Xolo phone delivers 2GB of RAM and that's backed by 32 GB internal memory. So while you will get ample space under the hoods to get all your work done, it will also make sure that your device doesn't suffer from endless hangtime.
The Play 8X-1200 is fitted with the Mali 450 GPU. The 700 MHz clock speed brings precision and clarity to the graphics to make you feel the action.
The Gyroscope in Play 8X-1200 detects the orientation of the device and reacts accordingly. This adds better control and fun to your gaming experience.
The device has a wide view angle of 5 MP front camera that comes with flash & BSI sensor. There's also 13 MP AF rear camera with PureCel sensor & dual LED Flash.
This one requires no apparent introduction. You already know how awesome the new Android KitKat OS is. And now that power will be harnessed by the new Play 8X-1200.