InFocus has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the Epic series – InFocus Epic 1 in India at a price tag of Rs. 12,999. It comes in Gold colour and will be available on Amazon.in starting from October 25th, 2016. At such a price tag, it will compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, LeEco Le 2, Coolpad Note 5 and few others.
Commenting on the launch, Sachin Thapar, Country Head, InFocus India, said:
“InFocus EPIC 1 is the true articulation of our obsession of creating smartphones with industry-leading designs and superior quality. The EPIC line of smartphones from InFocus is designed for people who don’t believe in moderation. EPIC smartphones stand for extraordinary, larger-than-life experiences. The first in the line, InFocus EPIC 1 is powered by the flagship MediaTek Helio X20 10-core processor, while exhibiting design craftsmanship and an impressive combination of a 16 MP primary camera and 8 MP front camera with a f/1.8 aperture for exceptional low-light performance. EPIC 1 is sure to make noise in the big screen segment with a 5.5 inch LTPS FHD display, a fast 4G Cat6 performance, impressive battery power efficiency, and outstanding convenience with its superlative single-touch fingerprint technology.”
Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India said:
“We are happy to be the partner of choice for InFocus and offer our customers an exclusive access to the new EPIC 1 smartphone. Smartphones has emerged as our top selling category this festive season. With this launch, we are delighted to offer customers across India an easy and convenient access to this new feature-rich and attractively priced smartphone as well as fast and reliable doorstep delivery to make their festive shopping enjoyable.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch Full HD LTPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797) processor (Dual-A72 2.0GHz + Quad-A53 1.9GHz + Quad-A53 1.4GHz) which is paired with Mali-T880MP4 GPU & 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with InLife UI 2.0 on top of it and it has 32GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, the InFocus Epic 1 features 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and 8MP front-facing camera, f/1.8 aperture, 82-degree wide-angle lens for selfie & video-calling. The smartphone comes with burst mode and it can capture 30 shots in less than two seconds. It also support video recording in slow motion and 4K resolution.
It has Hybrid Dual SIM support and connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, IR sensor.
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The InFocus Epic 1 measures 153x76x8.4 mm and weighs 160 grams.
The InFocus Epic 1 packs 3000mAh battery with support for quick charge.
The InFocus Epic 1 is a full-metal unibody smartphone and comes with 360-degree fingerprint sensor on the back by which you can unlock the phone in 0.1 seconds.