The Indian smartphone manufacturer, Karbonn’s latest offering, the dual SIM Karbonn Retina A27 smartphone is on sale for an all inclusive price of Rs. 9090 on Saholic.com with a 3 day (business days) delivery promise.
The device has been built with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. It has a 4.3-inch qHD IPS display with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. Powered by a 1.2GHz dual core processor, the device has 512MB of RAM. It has internal memory of 2.97GB that is expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card. The device features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash support and a 2MP front camera. Connectivity options on this device include 2G, 3G, GPS, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth and micro USB support.The device runs on a 1800mAh battery that offers up to 4 hours of 2G talk time and 7 hours of standby time.
The smartphone is priced at Rs. 11, 999, however, the company has made a launch offer with 24% discount.
Going by the response the device is garnering so far, company officials are expecting the device to pose a tough competition to Micromax A 116 Canvas HD. The A116 Canvas HD had a record sale of 25 units per minute on its launch. It has to be seen if the Karbonn Retina A27 will be able to live up to the hype.
In fact, today WickedLeak’s Wammy Passion Y HD was launched in competition with the Canvas A166 HD sporting similar specifications with a 5-inch screen.
With the onset of the year 2013, the Indian smartphone manufacturers are working up the smartphone market with many new and exciting releases at a fast pace.