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Xolo Omega 5.0, Omega 5.5 launched in India; Specifications and Features
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Xolo Omega 5.0, Omega 5.5 launched in India; Specifications and Features

Xolo today unveiled their new Omega series by introducing Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5 Smartphones both with octo-core processors and running on Xolo’s own proprietory HIVE UI.

The company took to Twitter to announce the new launches and the Omega 5.0 is priced at Rs 8,999 and Omega 5.5 is priced at Rs 9,999. It also revealed that the new Omega series smartphones will be available in top 10 cities – Omega 5.0 starting December 10 while the Omega 5.5 will be up for grabs starting December 20.

Both the phones gets a curved back panels and rounded edges and flaunts metallic rims on the sides. On the press release pics, both the phone looks visually pleasing.

For the uninitiated, HIVE is a custom made user interface built on Android Kitkat and Xolo mentioned they are working on HIVE UI update for Android Lollipop. The Hive UI reinvents the stock Android with a new launcher and also gives users ability to download new themes, ringtones and wallpapers via ‘Edge’ store that comes with the UI. Other notable feature of Hive UI include Facebook integration with contacts app, a new notification widget called Chameleon.

Omega 5.0 Specification and Features

Xolo Omega 5.0

The Omega 5.0 comes with a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display and is powered by an octa-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM and Mali 450 GPU. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage, and a 2,100mAh battery.

  • 5” HD IPS screen
  • 1.4 GHz Octa Core Processor with Mali-450MP4 graphics engine
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory and 32GB Expandable
  • HIVE Inside, built on Android™ Kitkat v4.4
  • 8.0 MP camera with Sony Exmor R sensor and 5P lens. 2MP front camera
  • Yamaha amplifier + DTS support
  • 2100mAh Battery

Omega 5.5 Specification and Feature

Xolo Omega 5.5

The Omega 5.5 is the bigger brother to Omega 5.0, and features a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display and retains the same chipset and RAM. It gets a better camera deal with a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage, and  the battery is also bettered by a 2,600mAh battery.

  • 5.5” HD IPS screen
  • 1.4 GHz Octa Core Processor with Mali-450MP4 graphics engine
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB
  • Android Kitkat 4.4
  • HIVE UI
  • 13MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor with 5P lens, 2MP front camera
  • Yamaha amplifier + DTS support
  • 2600mAh battery

 

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