Xolo is one of the premium manufacturers of budget smartphones in the Indian market. It has launched many new handsets this year and now we hear that another smartphone has been released by the company in the market.
This smartphone, named Xolo Q500, is available at a price of Rs. 7,999 and is by far the cheapest quad core device in the country. Let us have a quick review of the key features and specifications of the Xolo Q500 smartphone:
Display: This smartphone carries a capacitive WVGA touch display of 4 inches that offers a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and a pixel density of 233 ppi.
Processor: Xolo Q500 has been equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC quad core processor clocked at 1.2 Giga Hertz based on Cortex A5 architecture coupled with an Adreno 203 GPU.
Operating System: This device functions on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform.
Memory: Xolo Q500 features a RAM of 1 GB and internal memory space of 4 GB. It also offers expandable memory of up to 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card.
Camera: This smartphone sports a rear camera of 5 mega pixels with LED flash and auto focus features. It also offers a VGA front facing shooter of 0.3 mega pixels.
Connectivity Features: The connectivity features incorporated in the Xolo Q500 are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G and GPS/ A-GPS.
Other Features: It is a dual SIM handset that supports GSM SIMs only. This device has been pre loaded with X-TransPic app that enables the user to translated words from Hindi to English. This app also allows them to use text to speech facility in order to read out the detected text.
Battery: This smartphone works on a battery of 1450 mAh capacity.
Our Take: The Xolo Q500 appears to a decent smartphone with some standard features of a mid-ranged smartphone. However, in the market, this device will face heavy competition from other smartphones of the same league manufactured by other indigenous giants, such as Karbonn and Micromax.