Xolo has launched the company’s first smartphone under BLACK sub-brand – Xolo BLACK in India at a price tag of Rs. 12,999. It is available exclusively on Flipkart starting July 13th and for existing Xolo customers, the smartphone will be available on July 12 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Registrations for these Xolo First customers will commence on Xolo.in from July 10th, 4:00 P.M till July 11:00th 8:00 P.M. It also comes with 1GB of free data per month for 2 months for Vodafone customers and unlimited Vodafone Music for two months. 100 selected Vodafone stores will have Xolo Black that provides hands-on experience.
Commenting on the launch Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, LAVA International (Promoter of XOLO & LAVA Brands, said:
“The online smartphone market in India is growing manifold, driven by the digitally-smart generation for whom experience matters. BLACK is designed to cater to this segment, promising great smartphone experience that goes beyond just the specs. With every product under BLACK, we aim to deliver a fresh design approach with future ready technology that is backed by full potential of the hardware, complemented with our proprietary customised software platform- HIVE.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by 2nd-en Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 processor which is paired with Adreno 405 GPU & 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with HIVE UI Atlas on top of it and has 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further by using microSD card.
On the imaging front it features 13-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash and 2-megapixel secondary camera with depth sensor. It has 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfie & video-calling.
It has hybrid dual-SIM card slot, out of which one can be used as a SIM card slot and it has connectivity features like 4G LTE/ 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB OTG.
It packs 3200mAh battery.
It has a notification LED on the power button on the side and at the back there is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection with oleophobic coating, it keeps the device smudge and stain-free.