Xolo, the sub-brand of Lava International has launched a new series ‘Black’ which will be only available online and this will be Flipkart exclusive atleast for now. The Black will be available starting 13th July.
The highlight of the Xolo Black is the dual rear camera with a 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel camera working in tandem. Xolo claims a faster autofocus 0.15 seconds and the dual camera set up offers a good depth of field. Also included is a UbiFocus feature, which allows user to refocus the image after the picture has been taken. The camera setup is similar to something we recently saw with Honor 6 Plus, though the later comes with a two 8-megapixel camera in the rear. The other camera features include ChromaFlash for natural looking colors and skin tones in low light, OptiZoom for enhanced digital zoom using image processing. The Adobe Photo Studio tool is baked right into the image gallery to give users ability to play with the images. On the front, there is a 5MP camera with a wide-angle lens.
The Black has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) IPS display packing a 403ppi and the screen has a olephobic coating for fingerprint resistance and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The dual-SIM , 4G Smartphone is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 615 SoC, with four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.0GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz. Alongside iis an Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card.
On the software side, the Black runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with company’s proprietary Hive UI on top of it. Xolo has introduced a new privacy feature, ‘Underground’ which can password protect certain apps from prying eyes.
The Xolo Black features a hybrid dual-SIM slot, where the second SIM card slot also doubles up as the microSD card slot. It supports both FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz) and there is USB OTG functionality as well. A 3200mAh battery finds place.
As a promotional offer, Xolo has teamed up with Vodafone to provide a bundled SIM offer with 1GB of free data a month for two months, and unlimited Vodafone music for two months. Also, the Black can be experienced in over 100 Vodafone stores across the country. If you are an existing Xolo phone user, you can be an early bird in owning the device by a day but you need to register for it.