Xolo has unveiled its new smartphones called the Era 1X. The device is priced at Rs. 4,999 and will be available exclusively via Flipkart from September 15. The highlight of the phone is its 8MP rear camera, which offers features like Live Photos, Beauty Mode, Burst Mode, Time-Lapse, and Slow Motion. Other features of the Xolo Era 1X include a 5-inch HD display and a quad-core 1GHz Spreadtrum SC9832A processor with 1GB of RAM. The device is also equipped with a 2500mAh battery and offers 8GB of storage, which can be expanded by up to 32GB. The device also comes with 4G VoLTE and is compatible with Reliance Jio's preview offer.
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Xolo Era 1X sale will begin on September 15 at 2pm. The smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart. This is the latest 4G VoLTE entrant in the Era series. The smartphone comes in Black+Gunmetal and Gold+Brown colour variants and is priced at Rs.4999.
Era 1X features a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD IPS display with 294ppi.The phone has an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, 4P Largan lens and 1080p video recording. The Smart Camera packs multiple features like Live Photos, Beauty Mode, Burst Mode, Time-Lapse and Slow-Motion. The 5-megapixel selfie camera comes with dual-LED flash & f/2.2 aperture that lets you click sharp selfies.
“At XOLO, we always try to offer our customers the latest in technology & superlative smartphone experience. Era 1X will provide a great 4G experience to customers along with the exciting Smart Camera features like Slow Motion, Live Photos etc. As part of our strategy we have completely moved our product portfolio to 4G smartphones and have stopped development on 3G technology. We are pleased to partner with Flipkart for this model, India’s leading Ecommerce platform”, said Sunil Raina, Business Head, XOLO.
The phone also offers features like Audio Note, Smart Screenshot, Smart Awake, Assistant Cast screen, LED flash for call and Flip to mute for alarms and calls.
Speaking on the launch, Ajay Yadav, Vice President- Mobiles, Flipkart, said, “Flipkart is the leading retailer in smartphones and has always been in the forefront of the 4G wave, leading the 4G adoption with about 60% share of 4G/LTE devices sold in the country. Our partnership with 4G LTE compliant XOLO to launch another entrant of the ERA series Era 1X is a step forward in leading the next LTE wave for the country." He added, "We are constantly working towards providing best in class and a wide portfolio of affordable smartphone technology to all our consumers and will continue doing so."
XOLO Era 1X runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by 1.3GHz Spreadtrum SC9832A quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM that ensures a lag-free, smooth and powerful performance. The smartphone offers 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded via microSD (up to 32GB).
The smartphone also comes with a removable 2,500mAh battery that is good enough for up to 13 hours of talk time and can last up to 185 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
XOLO has partnered with Reliance Jio to offer Jio Preview 4G SIM card for Era 1X. Reliance Jio 4G SIM comes with free unlimited voice calling and data services.
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