Xolo, a subsidiary of Lava International, unveiled the much-awaited new Black series smartphone in India on Friday, 10 July.
Xolo Black boasts top-of-the-line hardware and yet comes with a sub-₹13,000 price tag. It dons Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield on both sides with an additional layer of oleophobic coating making the phone stain-and-smudge free.
Another notable feature of Xolo Black is the main dual-camera on the rear side. It's 13mp camera is complemented with an additional 2mp snapper to enhance photography experience.
The additional camera sensor besides the main camera module of Xolo Black is used to capture detailed depth information of the scene enabling user to re-focus objects on the photos, which are already taken via ubiFocus application.
On the front, it houses 5mp camera with smart LED flash to get good quality photos under low-light conditions.
Other stipulated features include 5.5-inch full HD screen, Snapdragon 615 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), Android 5.0 Lollipop with Hive UI, 2GB LPDDR 3 RAM, 16GB storage (expandable) and a 3,200mAh battery, which can power the phone for close to 735 hours under standby mode.
Xolo Black India release and price details:
The company has confirmed that the new Xolo Black will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart for ₹12,999 next week on 13 July. Prospective Xolo Black consumers can also visit Vodafone stores (select ones in India) to get hands-on demo to make informed decision to buy the device.
The new Xolo Black will be up against the popular brands like Lenovo K3 Note, Xiaomi Mi 4i, Asus Zenfone 2 series, Micromax Canvas Sliver and among others
Key Specifications of Xiaomi Mi 4i:
|Display||5.5-inch full HD (1,920x1,080p) IPS screen with OGS (One Glass Solution) technology
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop with Hive UI|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Series Octa-core (1.7GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53 + 1.0GHz quad-core A53) CPU|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||Main: (13mp + 2mp) dual camera
Front: 5mp camera with 5-element lens, f/2.0 aperture, front flash and 81-degree angle lens
|Battery||3,200mAh (Lithium polymer) with optimisation feature, which helps phones to last 20% longer than conventional phones
|Add-ons||Breathing light (on power button) for notifications ,dual-SIM slots, Comet browser, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), USB v2.0, USB OTG, microSD card slot, GPS/GLONASS,|