Xolo has launched a new smartphone called the Q500. This mid-range Android device carries a price tag of Rs 7,999 and is available on e-commerce sites and at retail stores across the country. Also Read - Xolo ZX with 6GB RAM set to launch on April 25; will be available via Amazon India
Talking of specifications, the Q500 flaunts a 4-inch WVGA (800×400 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 SoC paired with Adreno 203 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Other features included are a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, VGA front camera, 4GB of internal memory that can be expanded using a microSD card and a 1,450mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for 9.7 hours of talktime and 322 hours on standby mode. Also Read - Xolo Era 5X smartphone with AI Studio mode launched for Rs 7,499
Connectivity options include 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. On the software front, the Q500 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and comes pre-loaded with an exclusive app called X-TransPic. What this app essentially does is translate any Hindi text on signboards or pictures or messages to English. In terms of competition, it will be up against the likes of the Spice Coolpad 2 Mi-496 among others.