As expected, Xolo has launched its Black smartphone exclusively on Flipkart today. The smartphone comes with a smudge-free display, dual camera setup and a unique fast focus technology. It is priced at Rs 12,999 and will be available starting July 13. Also Read - Xolo Black 1X to launch in India on October 28, specifications and features leakedAlso Read - Xolo Black vs Xiaomi Mi 4i: Specifications and features compared
As far as the specifications are concerned, the new Xolo Black is 7.3mm thick and features a 5.5-inch full-HD OGS display with 1080p resolution and 401ppi pixel density. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 at the front as well as as the back. It also has a backlit power button that doubles up as a notification LED. It is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 (2nd generation) octa-core chipset paired with 2GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. It offers 16GB internal storage which can be further expanded to 32GB via a microSD slot. Also Read - Xolo Black smartphone to launch in India tomorrow, here are 5 things we know so far
On the camera front, it sports a dual-camera setup at the back with really fast focus (claims to focus on object in just 0.15 seconds) and Chromaflash. One rear camera boast a 13-megapiel sensor, while the other embeds a 2-megapixel sensor. With respect to the front camera, the Xolo Black sports a 5-megapixel front sensor with diffused flash. It packs a 3,200mAh battery with quick charge technology, and runs on the company’s Hive UI based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Connectivity wise, it includes dual-SIM support, LTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Apart from the unique camera, another significant new feature coming with the Xolo Black is the comet browser for Internet surfing. The company claims that the browser works 20 percent aster while saving up to 90 percent of your data.
The Xolo Black will be sold exclusively on Flipkart without the registration model. Additionally, Xolo has also announced a partnership with Vodafone. As a part of this deal, the Black smartphone will be on display at Vodafone India stores across the country where interested consumers can go and check it out. Additionally, Vodafone users buying the smartphone will also be entitled to 1GB of free data per month for a period of two months or unlimited music download from the Vodafone Music Application for the same time period.
At this price and spec point, the Xolo Black is set to compete with Xiaomi Mi 4i in the Indian market.
|Features||Xolo Black||Xiaomi Mi 4i|
|Display||5.5-inch 1080p||5-inch 1080p|
|Processor||1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core||1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core|
|Camera||Dual-camera setup (13-megapixel and 2-megapixel )/ 5-megapixel||13-megapixel/5-megapixel|
|OS||Android Lollipop (Hive UI)||Android Lollipop (MIUI 6)|
|Price||Rs 12,999||Rs 12,999|