InFocus to launch Epic 1 smartphone in India on October 24

InFocus is all set to launch a new smartphone in India, that will be known as Epic 1. The company has been teasing about the device on their social media channels for sometime now. Today, InFocus has sent out media invites for the launch event that will take place on October 24, 2016. It is also confirmed that the device will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India starting from October 25 and will cost Rs 12,999. The company had launched the InFocus Bingo 50+ back in August for Rs 7,999.

InFocus to launch Epic 1 smartphone in India on October 24

InFocus Epic 1 Specifications

According to the teasers, the InFocus Epic 1 will feature a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD On-Cell display, which will be powered by a Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 64-bit chipset along with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It will have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card. We do not know about the extended capacity yet but it should be around 128GB. It will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with InLife 2.0 UI on top of it.

In the camera department, the Epic 1 will rock a 16 megapixel rear primary shooter at the back that will come with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and more. On the front, there will be a 8 megapixel selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture that will help in clicking awesome selfies in low lit conditions. It will support Dual SIM connectivity but we are not sure if it will be a Hybrid slot or come with a dedicated microSD card slot. It will come with a fingerprint sensor at the back, that will unlock the phone in just 0.1 seconds.

The handset will support 4G with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, USB OTG and more. Under the hood, it is expected to pack in a 3,000 mAh battery which will offer up to 10 hours of talk time and 500 hours of standby time. We are not sure at this point if it will support fast charging or not. The phone will have a unibody metal design. You can also pre-book the device here.

For more details stay tuned till Monday, October 24.

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