Along with Xolo Omega 5.0, Xolo has launched the company’s latest smartphone – Xolo Omega 5.5 in India at a price tag of Rs. 9,999. It comes in Black colour and available from 20th December onwards, across all authorized retail counters and modern trade outlets.
Commenting on the launch, Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, Lava International- also owns brand XOLO, said,
“As mobile technology evolves, our focus on bringing The Next Level to our customers gathers pace. Tomorrow’s smartphone user cannot be well-served without a perfect cocktail of hardware and software. And that’s exactly what Omega stands for.”
“HIVE has been our most strategic investment over the last year, and the initial response from the user community has been very encouraging. With HIVE Inside, Omega now takes XOLO’s differentiated Android experience platform to more users. Omega combines a very unique design language and high-end hardware with the differentiated HIVE experience at a sub-10k price, hence making it the most compelling smartphone proposition in the industry today”.
Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager – Corporate Sales International, MediaTek Inc., said,
“We are delighted to continue our collaboration with XOLO, our long term partner, to help make premium technology more mainstream. As the world’s first heterogeneous computing SOC, the MT6592 offers scalable eight-core processing for superior multi-tasking, industry-leading multimedia and excellent performance-per-watt. Powered by this processor, XOLO’s latest smartphones, Omega 5.5 will certainly provide best user experience to the consumer. These devices are another important step towards realizing MediaTek’s vision of putting technology in hands of everyone, to enable everyone to become an Everyday Genius.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.0-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6592M processor which is paired with Mali 450 GPU & 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with HIVE UI on top and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further using microSD card. Solo has promised Android 5.0 Lollipop update for all HIVE UI devices.
On the imaging front, it features 13-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash, Sony EXMOR R sensor, 1080p video recording and 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
It has dual-SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
It packs 2600mAh battery.
As a promotional offer, it comes with 500MB of free data for Vodafone customers and unlimited music content on Vodafone Music for 2 months.