Karbonn Alfa A18

Launch Date : 17 May, 2017
Karbonn Alfa A18
2,499
Highlights
  • 4 GB / 512 MB RAM
  • 2 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Front Camera
  • 4 inches 480 x 800 pixels Display, Dual Core Processor
  • Li-ion 1400 mAh Battery

Karbonn Alfa A18: Price

Karbonn Alfa A18: Review

The Karbonn Alfa A18 was launched on 17th May, 2017. The mobile features a 4.0" (10.16 cm) display with a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system. The device is powered by dual core, 1.2 GHz processor paired with 512 MB of RAM. As far as the battery is concerned it has 1400 mAh. Over that, as far as the rear camera is concerned this mobile has a 2 MP camera . Other sensors include Accelerometer. The Alfa A18 is available in Black, Grey and White colors.

DISPLAY

The device flaunts a 4-inch TFT display with a pixel density of 233 PPI, which results in a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.

PROCESSOR AND STORAGE

Under the hood, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor is present that is coupled with a 512MB RAM. Coming to the storage ground, the smartphone houses a 4GB inbuilt storage, which can be further increased to a maximum storage capacity of 32GB by using a memory card.

CAMERA

The device comes with a 2MP primary camera which offers normal photography experience. A front snapper with 0.3MP resolution is present upfront.

CONNECTIVITY

The connectivity aspects on board the device include Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, hotspot, microUSB 2.0, with A-GPS and dual sim.

BATTERY

The smartphone features a 1,400mAh Li-ion battery which claims to deliver a talk time of 8 hours.

SOFTWARE

The device boots on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.

SENSORS

Sensors on the phone only include Accelerometer.

PRICE

The Karbonn Alfa A18 price in India starts from Rs. 2,499 for 512MB and 4GB variant.

Karbonn Alfa A18: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Device type Smart Phone
Sim Dual Sim
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Indian Release Date 17 May, 2017
BODY
Dimensions 124.5 x 64.5 x 10.6 mm
Weight 112 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 4.0 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) TFT
PROCESSOR
CPU Quad core, 1.2 GHz
STORAGE
Internal Storage 4 GB Storage
RAM 512 MB RAM
External Storage Up to 32 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging Yes
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 2 MP Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 0.3 MP Camera
Video Recording Yes
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV
Video Player MP4, 3GP, AVI,
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Li-ion 1400 mAh Battery
Stand by Up to 180 hrs
Talk time Up to 8 hrs
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS Facility with A-GPS
Browser WAP
3G Speed HSDPA
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 900 / 1800 MHz
3G UMTS 2100 MHz
4G VoLTE
MORE FEATURES
Sensors G-Sensor
Videos

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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