In order to keep up with the growing rise of Jio, Airtel has decided to rival the JioPhone which was recently announced. Airtel has announced a partnership with Indian smartphone manufacturers for its ‘Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone’ initiative. First phone to come our of this initiative is in association with Karbonn, called the Karbonn A40 Indian. The smartphone is said to be available at an ‘effective price of Rs 1399’, clearly taking on the JioPhone with the same terminology.
Talking about the new initiative, Airtel has said that:
This initiative is aimed at enabling every Indian to buy a 4G smartphone and get on to the digital superhighway. This [...]
Having a smartphone with endless battery is something most of us dream about. Karbonn has launched the new Aura 9 smartphone with a 4,000mAh battery in India, today. This phone is priced at Rs. 6,390 and offers up to 10 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time.
The Karbonn Aura 9 comes with a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS-LCD display and a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM space. It has an internal storage of 8GB that is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.
On the camera front, it comes with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera. Other [...]
Karbonn, one of the major Indian smartphone makers, is looking to diversify its offerings. Other than its range of smartphones, the company will soon be selling a variety of power banks and screen guards.
The power banks which will be available in three power variants, 5,000 mAh, 7,000 mAh and 10,000 mAh. The 7,000 mAh and 10,000 mAh devices are equipped with dual charging ports, so that you can charge two devices at once. The 10,000 mAh power bank is fitted with a LED torch which can also be doubled up as a TF card reader and has an LCD, which indicates the amount of charge left and power capacity.
Aiming to expand the Titanium series, Karbonn has launched its latest handset, the Titanium Mach Two. The phone weighs a mere 112 gms and is sleek at 6.3 mm.
The device is encased with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which makes it resistant to scratches. The device holds a 5-inch HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core processor with 1GB of RAM. It consists of 8 GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. An 8MP camera with BSI sensor is equipped at its front and back.
Running on Android OS 4.4 KitKat, the Mach Two offers some interesting features [...]
So, we have waited long for the Android One devices. The phones were announced at the Google I/O this year, and they are finally here for the world to see. Today Google launched the three phones that it had announced previously.
The Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V And Spice Dream Uno is the trio that will begin the big Android One experiment. The phones are presently only available online and will be in stores from next month. They went on sale at 3.30PM today.
Google has unveiled the first Android One phone in India. The phone will come from the Indian Phone company, Karbonn and will be called the Sparkle V.
The Karbonn Sparkle V is a Dual Sim phone. It comes with Android Kitkat 4.4 out of the box. It has a 4.5 inch FWVGA (480×854) display. The device carries 1 GB RAM and is powered by a 1700 mAh battery.
The internal memory on the device is 4 GB and is expandable up to 32 GB. Sparkle V has a 5 Megapixel camera on the back and a 2 MP camera on the front. It also comes with sensors such as G-Sensor, [...]
Dual-OS phones running Windows Phone and Android are six months away from launch, according to the chairperson of Karbonn, which has apparently signed a deal with Microsoft to produce them.
It is reported that the dual-OS smartphones will be out by June and will target office-going professionals and ‘techies.’
“Microsoft has eased the regulations and is opening up its platform for other players. We signed the agreement two days ago and will launch a range of Windows phones in about three months” – Karbonn CEO Sudhir Hasija
Price is still a [...]
Karbonn has introduced a new budget Android phone, the Smart A51 is available online for 3,402 INR. The device has not got an official launch yet, but the device is available on soholic.com and also on Snapdeal.
The Karbonn Smart A51 has a 3.2 MP rear camera with LED flash and also includes a front facing VGA camera, the Smart A51 comes with a 1100 mAh battery.
The device has a 3.5 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels and is is powered by a 1 GHz processor, no details for the chipset is available yet, the device has a 256 MB [...]
With several Indian companies running in haste to deliver smartphones, tablets and now phablets into the market. Most have left out essential ingredients to delivering a smart – experience. Some have shoddy screens others have dwindling hardware and most have little RAM.
[pullquote_right]Have companies like Micromax and Karbonn truly understood the Indian market?[/pullquote_right]Looks like that is about to change, really soon. Have companies like Micromax and Karbonn truly understood the Indian market? Where Micromax broke the barrier with their A100 and A110 Canvas phones along [...]
Indian handset maker Karbonn has announced the launch of two new tablets, and three dual-sim smartphones in its portfolio. Part of Karbonn Smart series, these tablets will join company’s Jelly Bean tablet Smart Tab 1 and have been priced at Rs. 5,990 and Rs. 7,990 respectively, while the smartphones are Karbonn Smart A11, A7+ and A1+.Karbonn Smart Tab 3 (Blade), is loaded with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) running on a 1.2GHz processor, and features a 7.1-inch capacitive touchscreen. Powered by a 2,600mAh battery, the tablet features 3D gravity sensor, Wi-Fi and 3G support through USB dongle. The Karbonn [...]
Karbonn Mobiles has launched the Karbonn Smart A18, a new dual-sim flagship phone under the ‘Smart’ lineup, priced at Rs 12,990/-.
The phone is powered by a 1 GHz processor and comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. The Smart A18 features a 4.3-inch IPS display and runs on a 1,500 mAh battery. It sports a 5.0 MP camera and has a 1.3 MP front-facing camera as well.
Sim 1 of the phone supports 3G, while sim 2 supports 2G. The smartphone has Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Hotspot, USB tethering capability and supports expandable memory upto [...]