This is One of the Cheapest 4G Enabled Smartphones You Can Buy Today
Phicomm has launched its second smartphone in India today, called the Energy 653, and priced it at Rs.4,999. This is in direct competition with the recently launched Micromax Canvas Xpress 2, which comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,999. The homegrown company at the time proclaimed that it had brought out the cheapest 4G enabled smartphone in the market.
Well, it didn’t take time before Phicomm took over its glory. Another one in the market with the same price tag, is the ZTE Blade Qlux, which also is LTE enabled.
The new smartphone, Energy 653, features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.1GHz Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor, an Adreno 304 GPU chipset, and a 1GB of RAM. It also has an 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.
The rear camera comes with an 8MP display with f/2.4 aperture and LED flash, while the front has a 2MP selfie camera. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with a battery of 2,230mAh. The device is run by the Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box and is currently, said to be the most affordable 4G LTE capable smartphone in India, along with an HD display.
On paper, it seems like quite a good deal for the price. Here are the full specifications:
|Features||Phicomm Energy 653|
|Display||5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels)|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box|
|Processor||1.1GHz Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor|
|Storage||8GB internal memory, expandable to 64GB using a microSD card slot|
|Rear Camera||8MP display with f/2.4 aperture and LED flash|
|Front Camera||2MP selfie camera|
|Connectivity||dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS|
The Energy 653 is said to be exclusively available on Amazon India. Click here to buy now: