An Android smartphone displays the Google website in this picture illustration in Seoul
An Android smartphone displays the Google website in this picture illustration in Seoul September 7, 2011. Reuters

Lava's subsidiary company, Xolo is reportedly prepping to introduce a new quad-core smartphone Q1000s into the Indian market by July end.

Insiders from the company told technology website, The Mobile Indian that the Xolo Q1000s will be making its debut this month end with an estimated price of ₹17,999.

The upcoming Xolo smartphone is reported to feature a 5.0-inch HD 720p display and run on Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS with 1GB RAM powered by quad-core MediaTek processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed, a bit faster than the rival Micromax's latest Canvas 4 which boasts 1.2GHz quad-core chipset.

Q1000s is expected to sport 13.0-megapixel camera at the rear side and 5.0-megapixel camera at the front side. Interestingly, Canvas 4 has the same features.

If rumours are to be believed, Xolo Q1000s will be third smartphone from the company to hit the market this month. Q600 hit store shelves in the first week of July, and Xolo is expected to officially launch a gaming centric smartphone Play T1000 with NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor for ₹15,999 on 15 July. The device can be pre-ordered at online store Flipkart.

Apart from Xolo devices, Indian handset market has also witnessed a slew of device launches this month from other domestic and MNC players - Karbonn Mobiles, S Mobility and iBerry released Titanium S9(₹19,990) and Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525 (₹16,990) and Auxus Nuclea N1(₹15,990 ) respectively this month to take on the dominant and most popular local brand Micromax's Canvas 4 which was unveiled this week.

Rumoured specifications of Xolo Q1000s include:

Model Xolo Q1000s
Display 5.0-inch HD 720p display
OS Android v4.2 OS Jelly Bean
Processor Quad-core MediaTek processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed(Chipset type: MTK6589T)
Storage Not available yet
Camera Main:13.0-megapixel cameraFront: 5.0-megapixel camera
Add-ons Slim body bezel about 6.x mm thin
Add-ons 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Price Expected to be priced ₹17,999