Home grown smartphone maker, Xolo has launched Windows Phone OS v8.1powered smartphone dubbed Q900s in India.
The new Xolo Q900s sports a 4.7-inch HD (1280 x 720p) IPS screen with OGS technology and ships with the Microsoft's latest Windows Phone OS v8.1, Snapdragon 200 series quad-core processor, Adreno 302 graphics engine, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB) and 1,800 mAh battery which can power the phone up to 23 hours of talk-time and close to 263 hours under standby mode.
Priced just under ₹12,000, the mid-range Xolo phone boasts of 8.0-megapixel camera with PureCel (TM) sensor, LED flash, auto-focus, a 2.0-megapixel snapper on the front for video chatting. On the connectivity front, it comes with 3G network support, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and micro-USB v2.0.
As of now, Xolo Win Q900s is currently available for pre-booking at Snapdeal for ₹9,999 (MRP: ₹11,999) with device shipment expected to be begin in July second week.
With the launch of Win Q900s, Xolo becomes the second domestic player to launch Windows Phone OS based smartphone in India after Micromax, which released two devices Canvas Win W121 and Win W092 for priced ₹9,500 and ₹6,500 respectively, earlier this month.
Both the Micromax devices pack pretty much similar internal components like CPU, OS, RAM and inbuilt storage.
Besides Micromax phones, Xolo Win Q900s will compete with Nokia XL, Lumia 520, 525, BlackBerry Curve, Samsung Galaxy S Duos, Xolo Q700s among others.
Key Specifications of Xolo Q900s:
|Display||4.7-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS screen with OGS technology and dragon trail glass shieldPixel density: 312 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 series quad-core processor with 1.2GHz CPU speed [chipset: MSM8212]|
|GPU||400MHz Adreno 302|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with PureCel(TM) sensor, LED flash, auto-focusFront: 2.0-megapixel camera|
|Battery||1,800 mAh (Li-Pol);Talk time: up to 14 hours (3G) & 23 hours (2G)Standby mode: up to 246 hours (3G) & 263 hours (2G)|
|Network||2G & 3G|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro-USB v2.0,|
|Dimensions||135.8 x 67.2 x 7.2 mm|
|Price||MRP: ₹11,999;(₹9,999: Special pre-booking offer at Snapdeal )|
[Image credit: Xolo]