After the launch of a couple of budget friendly dual SIM Android smartphones in India i.e. Lava Iris N320 and Iris N350, the company is also going to launch a mid-range Android ICS powered dual SIM smartphone called the Lava Xolo A700. Hope you remember their previous Intel Medfield powered XOLO smartphone, the XOLO X900. It’s yet another XOLO series smartphone but this time with Android, so it’s one of the A series (A700), while the previous one (Intel one) is the X series. Even more the company is also planning for another A series smartphone in future called the XOLO A800, but here we’re talking about the Lava Xolo A700.
The upcoming Xolo A700 will be an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered dual SIM smartphone with 4.5-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display. Its display will support 16M color with 245 ppi density and has 960 x 540 pixel resolution. The device will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6577 processor and comes built with 512MB of RAM (which is not too impressive) plus 4GB of internal storage. Its memory can even expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
The smartphone will have a 5MP rear snapper with autofocus and LED flash that can capable of recording full HD videos too. In addition, the smartphone has a VGA front facing camera for video chatting. It’s dual SIM slot features 3G + 2G facility and delivers 3G HSPA 7.2Mbps. Moreover it comes bundled with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1, GPS with A-GPS, micro USB 2.0, and etc.
The device body dimensions are 68.5x136x9.1 mm and weigh about 115 grams. It packs a 1,700 mAh battery that delivers 6 hrs (2G), 3 hrs (3G) of talk time and 425 hrs (2G), 288 hrs (3G) of standby time. Lava Xolo’s facebook page has reported that, “The grand unveiling of our next XOLO smartphone is almost here.”, and an Indian online retailer “Infibeam” has also listed the device with ‘Coming Soon’ status. So, we can guess, the next XOLO smartphone will be reaching stores in just few months. Well, there is no exact information regarding its price and launch date yet. But we could expect this smartphone for around Rs. 15,000/-. Can you guess, what will be the price of the smartphone?
Update: The Lava Xolo A700 is now available at flipkart.com for just Rs. 9,999/- with 1 year (for Phone) + 6 months (for accessories) manufacturer warranty.