Home grown smartphone maker, Xolo has launched a new gaming centric handset Play 8X-1200 in India.
The new Xolo Play 8X-1200 sports a 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screen and ships with the Android v4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It is powered a 2.0GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor backed by 700MHz Mali 450 graphic engine, sumptuous 2GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory more than enough to play power-intensive games with ease.
Other stipulated features include 13.0-megapixel camera (PureCel sensor, dual-LED flash, full HD video recording, HDR), 5.0-megapixel front camera, a high capacity 2,300 mAh battery, which can run the phone for up to 24 hours talk time and close to 600 hours under standby mode.
The new Xolo phone is priced ₹19,999 and is said to be made available in the market soon. Once released, it will be up against domestic brands such as Micromax Canvas Knight A350, Intex Aqua Octa, Wickedleak Wammy Passion X, Karbonn Titanium Octane, Octane Plus and the popular Chinese handsets- Xiaomi Mi3 and Gionee Elife S5.5.
Earlier this month, the company launched a mid-range 8X series phone with custom HIVE UI for ₹13,999. Xolo 8X-1000 sports 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 shield and ships with 1.4GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor backed by 600MHz Mali 450-MP4 graphics engine, 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB) [Read full report, here]
Key Specifications of Xolo Play 8X-1200 and 8X-1000:
|Model||Xolo Play 8X-1200||Xolo 8X-1000|
|Display||5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screenPixel density: 441 ppi (pixels per inch)||5.0-inch HD (1920x720p) IPS screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat||Android v4.4 KitKat with custom HIVE UI|
|Processor||2.0GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor||1.4GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor|
|GPU||700MHz Mali 450||600MHz Mali 450-MP4|
|Storage capacity||32GB||16GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||Main : 13.0-megapixel camera with PureCel Sensor, dual-LED flash, full HD video recording, HDRFront: 5.0-megapixel camera with BSI sensor||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with Sony Exmor R sensor, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, full HD video recordingFront: 2.0-megapixel camera|
|Battery||2,300 mAh;Talk time: up to 24 hours (2G) & 11.7 hours (3G)Standby time: close to 600 hours (2G) & 547 hours (3G)||1,920 mAh;Talk time: up to 11 hours (2G) & 7.6 hours (3G)Standby mode: close to 352 hours (2G) & 321 hours (3G)|
|Network||2G & 3G||2G & 3G|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB port v2.0, A-GPS,||Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Micro-USB v2.0, A-GPS|
|Dimensions||143.0 x 68.5 x 9.7 mm||140.0 x 70.0 x 7.9 mm|
[Image credit: Xolo]