Xolo Black with dual rear camera, Hive UI and 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 launched for Rs. 12999
Today at an event in Delhi, Xolo announced a sub-brand Black and its first smartphone XOLO Black under this brand. It will be exclusively available Flipkart. It is priced at Rs. 12,999. Sale of the smartphone will start from July 13. Xolo’s existing customers will get a priority. They can register till 8 PM 11 July on Xolo’s website. They will be able to grab the smartphone via a sale on 12th July.
It features a 5.5 inch full HD 1080p IPS display based on One Glass solution. It has Corning Gorilla Glass protection at the both side. It also has oleophobic coating at the back side to make it smudge free and stain free. It has a notification light in the power button located at the right side of the device. It is powered by 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU. Company also claims that it will offer lag-free gaming without heating too much. Video playback will also be seamless on this device. This smartphone runs on Xolo’s own HIVE UI based on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Xolo Black is packed with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. It has hybrid dual SIM in which SIM card slot can also work as microSD card. It also features USB on the go. This smartphone also claims to offer good music experience. Company also pre-tuned the device to work with best earphones available in market.
Xolo Black comes with dual cameras at the back side of the device to capture the depth information of the object along with capturing the photo. Dual camera helps in focusing fast on object. Company boasts that focus time is just 0.15s in this smartphone. One camera is of 13 megapixel and other is of 2 megapixel along with a LED flash powered by Chromaflash technology. You can also focus on different objects after clicking the photo. It also has a 5 megapixel front camera with flash and 80 degree wide angle lens
Connectivity features of the smartphone are LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS with GLONASS. It is packed with 3200 mAh battery.
This smartphone also comes with Comet browser built in partnership with Opera. It claims to save battery and data both. Hive UI also offers eReader mode that offers comfortable reading environment in phone and also saves battery.
Vodafone customers will also get unlimited songs on Vodafone music and free internet for two months. Device is available to purchase only online but you can also take a look on the device from Vodafone store. To take a look on the device, you will also get a free ride on Uber from XOLO.
Xolo Black Specifications
- Dual SIM (Hybrin SIM slot which can also work as microSD card slot)
- 5.5 inch full HD IPS display based on OGS with Corning Gorilla Glass protection at both side and 401 PPI
- 7.3 mm thick
- 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor
- Android Lollipop with HIVE UI at top
- Adreno 405 GPU
- 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 16 GB internal storage, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD.
- Dual camera at the rear (13megapixel + 2 megapixel ) with LED flash
- 5 megapixel front camera with flash
- LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS with GLONASS
- 3200 mAH battery.