Review of Xolo A500S: The Android 4.2 phone on budget

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The review of Xolo A500S will tell you a bit about the Xolo handset. Xolo A500S will now bring the Android 4.2 OS on budget. Even if there are budget friendly phones, they all are staring towards the mid-end segment. In such a scenario, Xolo has come out to the ‘rescue’ of those who wish to own budget phones with any compromise.

Review of Xolo A500S

OS

The Xolo A500S has brought the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean phones to the entry level. The best thing is that there is no finding the middle ground on either the price or the specifications. That’s not all. The phones also have the Secure anti-theft apps.

This does two things – it backs up the text messages and also can track the location of the handset remotely. So, the handset remains secure even if it is lost. And the chances of misusing it also come down.

Style

The phone is sleek and stylish and carries a matte look. The thickness of the phone is less than even 9 mm. This device is the descendant of the A500 that had the Android Ice Cream Sandwich as the OS.

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Processor & RAM

However, this new version is bundled with loads of new features and enhancements. There is the MT6572W processor that runs the phone measured at 1.2GHz. The Xolo phone is a dual core gadget with Mali 400MP graphics. The RAM of the phone is 512 MB, while the storage capacity is 4 GB.

Display & Camera

The Smartphone has dual SIM feature. Of them is for 3G HSPA+, while the other can be used for the 2G networks. The phone has a WVGA TFT touchscreen of 4 inches and has pixel density of 233 ppi.
There are two cameras in the phone. The rear camera is of 5 MP capacity, while the front camera is a VGA snapper. For connectivity options, there are features like Bluetooth 3.0, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.

Battery

With a battery of 1400mAh, the phone can give a backup of up to 8 hours of 3G talktime. The same battery can support 50+ hours of music or four hours of internet browsing.
The price tagged for the Indian markets is Rs. 6,999. Black, white, red and blue are the four colors in which the phone is currently available.

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