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.|
|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|
|GPS||GPS and A-GPS|
|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.