Tegra 3 powered XOLO Play T1000 Coming on Jul 15th!
XOLO T1000, also known as XOLO Play is already on pre-order in Flipkart. Now, it has been revealed that the phone will be available from July 15th. The price of the phone is also revealed- Rs. 15,999.
The T1000 is powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core processors which are essential a 4+1 system in which one extra core is a battery saver core. Whenever the phone is not actively being used, it will shift to that processor thereby saving a lot of juice (theoretically).
Each core is running at a decent 1.5 GHz. Being an Nvidia processor, we have a 12-core Nvidia ULP GeForce graphics processor with 1 GB RAM and 4 GB internal memory.
Besides, these the usual bells and whistles of a smartphone of this range are present vis-à-vis:
- 4.7” HD (1280 x 720) screen with IPS display.
- 8 MP rear Camera (Full HD recording and LED Flash) and a 2 MP front facing camera.
- NVIDIA TegraZone for Gaming
- 12-core NVIDIA GeForce GPU
- 4.7-inch IPS HD Capacitive Touchscreen
- 2000 MAh battery with a claim of 11 hours of talktime.
- 3G / Wifi support and active noise cancellation.
- Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
All phones that are being launched now have Jelly Bean though it would have been better if the phone came with the latest iteration (4.2.2) instead of the older one. As almost all the phones in this range have similar features, these small things make the actual market difference.
Nvidia has from the beginning focused on games as its forte and this phone is no different. It boasts of several games optimized specifically to Tegra 3 and also gets support for Nvidia Tegra games through Nvidia TegraZone.
It is in competition with newly launched Micromax Canvas 4 and Karbonn S9 Titanium. Both these phones are powered by Mediatek 1.2 Ghz quad core processor and so XOLO with Nvidia Tegra 3 is a much better choice. On the plus side though, they have a 5 inch screen and higher pixel cameras (But, for me those are not all that important). What is important is both these are more expensive, which makes XOLO T1000 a much better proposition.
All in all, because of its lower price and specific appeal towards gamers and better processor, XOLO T1000 should be able to give Micromax and karbonn a run for their money.
It is interesting to see that Indian companies are now sniffing “the above Rs. 15K range” now. They seem to be getting more confident that they can deal with the big players.
You can pre-order Xolo Play T1000 From Flipkart for Rs. 15,999/-