Videocon has joined the Android smartphone bandwagon by launching two smartphones – the A20 and the A30 that cost Rs 4,999 and Rs 7,999 respectively. Both devices are dual-SIM smartphones with dual standby modes. Also Read - Qualcomm launches a powerful Asus smartphone with price of more than 1 lakhAlso Read - Top tech news of week: Battlegrounds Mobile India launched, iOS 15 public beta released, more
The A20 flaunts a 3.5-inch display with a HVGA resolution, a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, a 3-megapixel camera, 256 MB of RAM, 512 MB of internal memory, microSD card slot, a 1,350 mAh battery, 3G capabilities and a VGA front-facing camera. It runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The relatively higher-end A30 features a larger 4.0-inch panel with WVGA resolution, a dual-core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1GHz, a 5-megapixel autofocus camera, a VGA front facing camera, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, 3G capabilities, built-in FM radio and a 1,500 mAh battery. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
In all probability, both these phones are based on Qualcomm’s Reference Design platform. Qualcomm is expected to get aggressive with local Indian players with its range of Snapdragon chipsets. It is also expected to provide a reference design with a quad-core processor in the second quarter of 2013.