Zen Ultrafone 701 FHD: 5.0-inch Quad-Core Smartphone Available Online for ₹17,999
Zen Mobile’s new handset Ultrafone 701 FHD, though not officially announced by the company, has been made available at an online store.Zen Mobile/Facebook

Indian smartphone maker Zen Mobile has released a dual-core budget Android smartphone Ultrafone 502 in India, via online stores.

The Ultrafone 502 sports 4.5-inch qHD (540x960p) capacitive touch screen and runs on the Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, powered by a dual-core processor with 512MB RAM, 4GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB).

The new handset houses 8.0-megapixel main camera with flash support and 1.3-megapixel secondary camera on the front side. Connectivity wise, it features dual-SIM slot (WCDMA+ GSM), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and support 3G network.

The company has priced the Ultrafone 502 ₹8,999 [MRP], whereas the online store Snapdeal is selling the same handset for ₹7,299.

Zen's low-cost handset will be up against local players, such as Micromax Canvas Music, Canvas 3D A115, Karbonn A13 and the MNC brands: Nokia Lumia 520, Sony Xperia E Dual, Samsung Galaxy Y and many more.

In related news, Zen Mobile's rivals Micromax is getting ready to launch Canvas 4's successor. The company has even roped in Wolverine (X-Men series) star Hugh Jackman as the brand ambassador for the upcoming phone Canvas Turbo. It is touted to be Micromax's first ever Full HD smartphone and is said to run on the Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS backed by quad-core chipset.

Key specifications of Zen Ultrafone 502:

Model Zen Ultrafone 502
Display 4.5-inch qHD capacitive display having 540x960p resolutions
OS Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processor 1.2GHz dual-core processor
Storage capacity 4GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with flash supportFront: 1.3-megapixel camera
Battery 1700 mAh
Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM (WCDMA + GSM), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi,USB connectivity, microSD card slot
Price [MRP] ₹8,999/-