An Android smartphone displays the Google website in this picture illustration in Seoul
An Android smartphone displays the Google website in this picture illustration in Seoul September 7, 2011.REUTERS

Mumbai-based handset manufacturer iBall expanded its range of Andi smartphones, with the launch of its Cobalt Andi 4.7G running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The new Andi smartphone priced at ₹19,995 and from e-retailer Tradus it is available for ₹17,990 onwards.

The new dual-SIM Cobalt Andi 4.7G smartphone comes with a quad-core 1.2 GHZ Cortex A7 processor backed by 1GB RAM. It sports a 4.7-inch IPS HD (720p) display with a pixel density of 312ppi. The other specs include an internal memory of 16GB which could be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It also supports generic Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot along with OTA updates.

The new Andi smartphone sports a massive 12-megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 5-megapixel auto-focus front camera. The 2,200mAh battery allows extended battery life.  On the sensor front, it is equipped with G-sensor, Gryo Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light and Magnetic Sensors.  The USB connector enables it to connect to the keyboard and mouse.

Key specs of the new Cobalt Andi 4 7G are:

Design and Display 11.94 cm (4.7'') IPS HD (720p) 1280x720 (320ppi) displayErgonomic camber-line surface (Curved TP)
Processor Quad core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7processor
Camera Enhanced 12MP AF Camera with Dual LED flash5MP AF Front camera for video Calling.
Battery 2220mAh battery
RAM and Storage 1GBRAM; 16GB internal storage and 32GB external MicroSD card support
OS Android Jelly Bean 4.2
Connectivity 3G HSPA downlink 42 Mbps, uplink 11Mbps; Edge/GPRS GSM: 900/1800/1900MHZ; Wi-FI 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 4.0
Additional Features Dual SIM Dual standby; Gyro, Compass Geo Sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor and magnetic sensor; OTG Function; Pop Up Play; Flip To Mute, Intelligent Answer and Shake to Answer, Direct Call, Gesture Unlock Screen, Power Saving mode, Boot Accelaration, iBall Connect and Dual MIC fro noise redution.
Bundled Accessories Extra Flip Cover, OTG Cable and Screen Guard.

The Cobalt Andi 4.7G will directly compete with Samsung Grand Quattro, Lava Xolo Q700, Wicked Leak Wammy Titan and Micromax Canvas A 116. But even with slightly different features, the phone could be considered a bit overpriced compared to its rivals in the Indian market where there is no dearth of quad-core smartphones.

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