Karbonn launches Rs 13000 'Smart A18' dual-SIM ICS smartphone

Karbonn Mobiles has launched another Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-based smartphone, the 'Karbonn Smart A18'.

Specs and Fetaures of Karbonn A18 Smartphone:

1) Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)

2) Sports a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

3) powered by a 1GHz processor

4) 512MB of RAM

5) A 5MP HD Autofocus camera Rear Camera with advanced features like 'Burst Mode' & 'Face Detection'

6) A 1.3MP Front camera, for video calls

7) 2.55GB built-in storage, extendable via microSD card slot that supports storage up to 32GB

8) 1,500 mAh Battery, lasting for 7.5 hours of talktime and 270 hours of standby.

9) Connectivity Options inlcude: 3G (Sim1 supports 3G and Sim 2 supports 2G), USB, Wi-Fi HSPDA-7.2mbps, Wi-Fi Hotspot, USB Tethering and Bluetooth.

10) Comes preloaded with various apps including Facebook, Google Currents, Twitter, Picasa, Gmail, Google Search, Google Talk, Yahoo Messenger, Flickr, WhatsApp, PayTM, Karbonn Smart, Google Play (Google Play is obvious, Google Play is Google's App store for Android).

11) Sensor Support (G-Sensor, Magnetic G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor)


The new Karbonn A18 is pitted against the same price ranged and invariably same specs devices from Micromax and iBall namely Micromax Superfone A90, which also features a 4.3-inch display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and 1GHz processor; and iBall Andi 5c, which has dual-SIM, Android 4.0.3 ICS and 1GHz processor. Both carry about Rs 1300p price tag as well.

Karbonn of late has been bullish on Android devices. the company has recently launched a Jelly Bean Smart Tab tablet, and a number of A-series smartphones namely A9, A7 and A5. A new Jelly Bean based smartphone is on the cards later this year.

Availability: The Karbonn A18 is now available on FlipKart at Rs 9790. --------

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