Indian mobile company Karbonn Mobiles has released as dual-SIM A30 smartphone, the smartphone runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS.
Karbonn A30 smartphone is currently available at Saholic.com and it is priced ₹11, 500.
Karbonn Mobiles' A30 smartphone is a cheaper alternative to big screen smartphones like Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 which is priced more than ₹30, 000.
The line between smartphone and a tablet is blurring with each release of big screen smartphones like Samsung's Galaxy Note series and HTC's recently released 5.0-inch J Butterfly.
Many technology market watchers predict that the year 2013 will be ruled by big screen smartphones dubbed as phablets - a hybrid between a phone and tablet (An average mini tablet measures at least 7.0-inch screen).
Karbonn's A30 sports a 5.9-inch display which is bigger than Galaxy Note 2, but the device is no match for Galaxy Note 2's quad-core Cortex-A9 processor.
Key Specifications of Karbonn A30 Smartphone include:
|Display||5.9-inch TFT LCD Display|
|OS||Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich)|
|Processor||1GHz dual-core processor|
|Camera||Rear: 8.0-MP with LED flashFront:1.3-MP|
|Storage capacity||microSD (expandable up to 32GB|
|Additional specs||Wi-Fi, GPRS,Bluetooth,microUSB|
|Network||2G & 3G|
|Price*||Rs. 11, 500/-|
Price*- according to the price listed by Saholic.com
The Karbonn A30 smartphone supports dual-SIM capability and comes pre-loaded with Angry Birds game and many popular apps such as Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Google search as well as Google Play.
Online retailer Saholic.com claims that Karbonn A30 package comes with the handset, battery, charger, headset, additional back panel as well as the carrying case. And the package will be delivered within three days of booking the product.