The home-grown smartphone-maker, Xolo released the Windows Phone OS-powered Xolo 900s in India on Wednesday, 3 September.
Win Q900s got officially unveiled in June and was initially made available for pre-booking at online store Snapdeal, but it never took off for unknown reasons. Today, finally the new Xolo Windows phone has been released at brick-and-mortar stores across India for ₹9,999, NDTV quoted company executive as saying.
The new Xolo Q900s sports a 4.7-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS screen with OGS technology and ships with the Microsoft's latest Windows Phone OS v8.1 out-of-the-box.
Under the hood, it comes packed with Snapdragon 200 series quad-core CPU, Adreno 302 graphics engine, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB) and a 1,800 mAh, which can power the phone up to 23 hours talk-time and close to 263 hours under stand-by mode.
Win Q900s is the second domestic brand to boast of Windows Phone OS in India after Micromax, which has already released two devices - Canvas Win W121 and Win W092 for prices ₹9,500 and ₹6,500 respectively, in June [Read full report here].
It will also be up against the MNC-branded Microsoft Nokia Lumia 525, 630 and the ubiquitous Android OS-based smartphones like the popular Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Moto E, Lava Iris 5X and other budget local brands.
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||1800 mAh (Li-Pol);Talk time: up to 14 hours (3G) & 23 hours (2G)Standby time: up to 246 hours (3G) & 263 hours (2G)|
|Network||2G & 3G|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro-USB v2.0 (High Speed),|
|Dimensions||135.8 x 67.2 x 7.2 mm|
[Image credit: Xolo]