Indigenous smartphone maker Xolo has officially confirmed that the company would launch its new smartphone Q1000 Opus in India by the month end.
Xolo has also formally announced its tie-up with US based semiconductor firm Broadcom Corporation, which is understood to supply the chipset for the upcoming phone.
"XOLO has differentiated itself on delivering performance-driven smartphone experience to its users. This tie up with Broadcom Corporation is another big step in the same direction. Our upcoming product - XOLO Q1000 OPUS - will deliver high-end multimedia experience and GPS/GLONASS search location technology on a large 5 inch screen at an attractive price point," said Sunil Raina, Business Head at XOLO.
Meanwhile, commenting on the partnership with the Indian firm, Broadcom Vice President (Mobile Platform) Rafael Sotomayor said. "Driving affordability is the key to tapping into the explosive demand for smartphones in India. Our complete smartphone platform offers a turnkey solution that allows OEMs to expedite production of full-featured, high-performance Android smartphones while significantly lowering development costs,"
"By combining our powerful quad-core solution with our leading connectivity suite, we're changing the landscape of India's smartphone market," he added.
With the announcement, Broadcom Corporation becomes the fifth silicon chipmaker to join hands with Xolo. The local vendor already sells different series of handsets featuring Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia and MediaTek based chipsets.
The company, in a bid to arouse curiosity among Xolo fans, has revealed few specs of the new Xolo Q1000 Opus. It reportedly packs Broadcom's chipset BCM23550 (Java), featuring 1.2GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor with VideoCore graphics engine.
It also boasts Dual HD display support with 720p LCD screen and an external HD panel and feature GPS/GLONASS, WLAN, MEMs and Cell ID for navigation, whereas as rest of the key specifications, such as RAM, storage, cameras and battery capacity are expected to be disclosed by the time of the launch.