Taiwan based technology major, Oplus on 24 July launched an affordable Android KitKat smartphone, XonPhone 5, in India.
"We are extremely elated to be launching the XonPhone 5, an innovative smartphone with ultimate features ensuring a unique user experience," said Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus India. "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."
The new Oplus handset's price-tag of ₹7,999 may give some people a false impression of just another entry-level phone, but if looked inside, it houses some rich features, where very few handful of smartphones in this price-range offer.
It flaunts 5.0-inch HD (1280x720) IPS display OGS technology, a 8.0-megapixel camera with full HD video-recording ability, 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS, sumptuous 1GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB).
Other key features include 2.0-megapixel front-camera for video chatting, 2,000 mAh battery, which can power the phone for up to15 hours of talk-time and close to 300 hours under standby mode and on connectivity front, it features dual-SIM slots (micro + mini), 3G network support, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi and A-GPS for navigation.
Considering its price and specifications, XonPhone 5 will give stiff competition to the popular MNC brands including Motorola Moto E, Nokia Lumia 525, and indigenous brands such as Micromax Canvas Fire, Canvas Unite 2, Entice A105, and Engage A091 and also with Lava (Iris X1), Xolo (Q600s), Celkon (Campus A35K), Celkon Power Q300, Elite 470Q, Karbonn (Titanium S99), and Intex Aqua Curve Mini.
As of now, XonPhone 5 is currently available at Snapdeal for ₹7,999.
Key specifications of Oplus XonPhone 5:
|Model||Oplus XonPhone 5|
|Display||5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) wide-angle 180-degree IPS display with OGS (One Glass Technology) technology|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat|
|Processor||1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor(chipset type: MTK 6582)|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||Main:8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash, full HD video recording ability,Front: 2.0-megapixel fixed-focus camera|
|Battery||2000 mAh;Talk time: up to 15 hoursStandby time: close to 300 hours|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots (micro + mini), Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB 2.0, A-GPS, YAMHA Professional bass speakers|
|Dimensions||143.0 x 71.5 x 7.8 mm|