Karbonn K9 Smart Grand Launched – You Won’t Believe What It Offers!
The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand's tagline says it all, "Big is Beautiful"
Karbonn has launched their new budget smartphone, the Karbonn K9 Smart Grand. In spite of being pitted in the budget range, the smartphone comes with a number of stellar features. The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is touted as being the successor to last Karbonn K9 Smart.
Being aggressively priced under Rs. 6,000, there are a lot of options one can consider. But, Karbonn K9 Smart Grand makes it harder to find a suitable and comparable alternative of choice. With a fingerprint scanner, 4G VoLTE support and 2.5D curved display, the Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is surely one of the most full-featured budget smartphones in the market right now.
Karbonn K9 Smart Grand – Features and Specifications
The new K9 Smart Grand is available for Rs. 5,290/-, making it the frontrunner in the race of budget 4G smartphones.
Display and Design
The K9 Smart Grand will feature a 5.2 inch FWVGA display with 480 x 854 pixel resolution and 2.5D curved glass on top for a premium feel. The fingerprint scanner is located on the back and can be reached quite comfortably. The device sports a sturdy unibody design.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor of an yet unspecified make, and is clubbed with 1GB of RAM.
The new Karbonn K9 Smart Grand will run the latest Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It seems highly unlikely for the K9 Smart Grand to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update.
The K9 Smart Grand will come with 8GB of onboard storage which can be further expanded up to a storage of 32GB via an external memory card.
This budget smartphone will sport a 8MP shooter at the back paired with an LED flash. It boasts features like Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot and Face Detection. At the front, it will have a 5MP shooter for selfies and video calling.
SIM Support and Connectivity
It is a dual sim phone and will support two SIMs. The smartphone will support 4G LTE bands with VoLTE calling, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, USB OTG and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The K9 Smart Grand will pack in a 2300mAh Li-Po battery under the hood which can last almost a day with moderate usage.
Price and Variants
The K9 Smart Grand will come be available at a price tag of Rs. 5,290/-, in two colour variants – Black and Champagne.
The device will be available at both, online as well as offline channels.
At this price point, the Karbonn K9 Smart Grand feature-packed and appears to give good value for money. Of course the final verdict merits a full review. Being priced very aggressively, the device will compete directly against Yu Yunique 2, Moto C Plus and Redmi 4. But the Karbonn K9 Smart Grand stands out among the lot with the lowest price-tag.