Today Xolo has launched its first smartphone in India under its online sub-brand “Black” can is named simply as Xolo Black. The smartphone is priced at Rs 12,999 and will go on sale on Flipkart the day after tomorrow (Monday, July 13th). But Xolo has provided a benefit for the existing customers and the existing Xolo customers will get the new Xolo Black a day early between 4 PM Sunday after a simple registration.
Xolo has also tied up with Vodafone to provide a bundled SIM offer. This offer will provide 1GB of free data and unlimited Vodafone music every month for two months. Users will also be able to experience the hands-on of the smartphone before purchasing it via 100 Vodafone flagship stores across India.
Talking about the specifications of Xolo Black, the smartphone features a 5.5-inches full-HD IPS display with a pixel density of 403ppi. It also comes with the protection of Gorilla Glass 3 to withstand heavy wear and tear. Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC and Adreno 405 GPU that has been coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone also has 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via MicroSD Card.
It is a dual SIM phone that runs over Android Lollipop based on the Hive Atlas OS. There is a dual-camera module at the back of the phone that houses a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 5MP selfie shooter as well.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE connectivity, supporting both FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz); Micro-USB v2.0 with USB OTG functionality; A-GPS; Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It is backed by a 3,200 mAh battery.
Present at the launch, Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, LAVA International 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.