iBall has introduced an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-based smartphone, called the Andi 4.5q. Priced at Rs. 11,490, the new iBall device supports dual-SIM.
The iBall Andi 4.5q features a 4.5-inch IPS display with 960x540 pixel resolution. It houses a 1GHz Cortex A9 dual-core processor and 512MB of RAM. The Andi 4.5q has an 8MP rear camera and a front facing camera.
For connectivity, the iBall Andi 4.5q supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and 3G, along with a microUSB slot. The device comes with a 2050mAh battery.
iBall Andi 4.5q
The new iBall Andi 4.5q will join the company's other Andi smartphones - 4.5h, 5C, 4.3J and 4.3J . The iBall 4.5q looks to be similar to the recently launched 4.5h, which features dual-SIM capabilities, a 4.5-inch display and a dual-core CPU. The 4.5q has 512MB of RAM and a 2050mAh battery while the 4.5h has 1GB of RAM and 1600 mAh battery. Read more about the iBall Andi 4.5h here.
iBall's 4.5-inch smartphones comes at a time when the market is being flooded with a number of budget smartphones in the same price category that have superior specification.
Likely to be priced under Rs. 15,000, Micromax's recent Canvas A116 Canvas HD features Jelly Bean, 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek MT 6589 processor along with 1GB of RAM, dual-SIM support and 2100mAh battery. Read Phablet faceoff: Samsung Galaxy Grand vs. Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs. Galaxy Note II: Half the price, double the value?
Karbonn's Smart Titanium 1 has a qHD (540x960 pixels) display and is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU based on the MSM8225Q SoC, and Adreno 203 GPU. Other specifications include a 1600mAh battery, a 5MP rear-facing camera, and a front camera (presumably VGA) for video calls. Straight out-of-the-box, the phone runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Also read, Face-off: Micromax A116 Canvas HD versus Karbonn Smart Titanium 1