Thursday, January 17, 2013


XOLO X900 Price: Rs.17500

Key Features

  • Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and Upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 8 MP Primary Camera with Burst Mode
  • 1.3 MP Secondary Camera
  • 4.03-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor with Hyper Threading Technology
  • 400 MHz Graphics Engine
  • Micro SIM Card Slot
Intel has stepped into the smartphone market and tied up with Lava mobiles to bring out the Xolo X900 as its initial offering. The device comes in a sleek frame and has a candy bar form. This mid-range smartphone is run on the Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and can be upgraded to the superior v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. The processor on the device is the Intel Atom which churns out an impressive 1.6 GHz of processor speedand is backed up by a substantial 1 GB of RAM which ensures that the apps on the phone are run in a smooth manner. Hyper-Threading Technology on the processor cleverly uses its ability to load apps in minimal time. The phone also contains a micro SIM card slot.
The display on the device is an enlarged 4.03-inch TFT LCD Capacitive touchscreen which gives an effective resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The high-end features of this device make interaction with the screen a very satisfying experience. The phone also contains a 400 MHz Graphics Engine which enhances the gaming experience of the user.
The Xolo X900 comes with an impressive 8 megapixel primary camera which is capable of high quality 1080 x 1920 pixel video recording and is backed up by a single LED flash. The secondary 1.3 megapixel cameraallows the user to transmit better video quality when taking a video call. The camera possesses an 8x digital zoom and comes packed with features such as Autofocus, Touch focus, Burst mode and multi-mode. The Burst mode function allows the user to click multiple pictures in a short span of time for objects that are being shot in continuous motion with a single tap of the click button. Additionally, the camera is capable of recording HD or Full HD video.
The Xolo X900 is a sleek looking rectangular device with slightly curved edges. The phone has a minimal thickness of 10.99 mm and weighs in at a slight 127 g which makes it easy to hold in the palm of the hand. The considerable screen of this device is protected by the almost impenetrable Corning Gorilla Glass. The device comes packed with an Accelerometer which adjusts screen orientation depending on the direction in which it is held. Additionally, the Proximity sensor switches off the display when held close to the ear and the Ambient Light sensor adjusts screen brightness depending on the environment.
Storage and Battery
The phone comes with an internal memory of 16 GB and its heavy features are powered by a 1460 mAh battery. The battery promises to provide the user with a lengthy 14 hours of talktime on the 2G network and 8 hours of talktime on the 3G network.
Connectivity and Features
The Xolo X900 is capable of keeping the user connected to the internet at home, work as well as on the move. It features GPRS and EDGE technology to connect to the internet via the 2G network. For a faster browsing experience the device comes loaded with HSDPA and HSUPA technology which allow the phone to transfer data over the 3G network at a faster rate compared to other devices without this feature. The phone comes with WiFi capability to connect to a wireless network and can also be tethered to another device through the USB or WiFi hotspot function. The phone can also act as a navigation aid in the form of Google Maps which uses the device’s GPS support. This phone is also capable of exchanging data through the micro USB port or the Bluetoothfunction.
The Xolo X900 will keep the user entertained through the inbuilt music player or the video player on the device. Additionally, the phone comes with features like Dual Speaker, Ambient Noise Cancellation, a micro HDMI port and a Gmail app which combined with the other features, make this phone a worthy buy.