We have seen yesterday, Karbonn had put out teasers about its upcoming Android One smartphone. Today at the Android One event in New Delhi, Karbonn Sparkle V was launched officially, has been priced at Rs 6,399. Along with Sparkle V, Canvas A1 and Spice Dream Uno was also launched.
The Karbonn Sparkle V, the first Android One smartphone by Karbonn features a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen which is powered by 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6586 quad-core processor. It runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The device comes with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage which can be expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.
The Karbonn Sparkle V has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and occasional video calling. The smartphone is 10.4 mm in thickness and has standard connectivity options like 3G HSPA+. WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. Sparkle V packs in a 1700 mAh removable battery under the hood. It is a dual SIM phone. All Android One phones have been promised 2 years of software updates and will be one of the first few phones to receive Android L update.
Shashin Devsare, Executive Director of Karbonn said,
Recognizing the potential of mobile phone technology in empowering the masses, Karbonn has been focused towards bringing cutting-edge mobile phone devices packed with innovative features to the consumers. The launch of Android One powered Sparkle V in collaboration with Google aimed at fulfilling our combined vision of bringing millions of untapped Indian consumers under the mobile technology fold. Instant software upgrades, fast and responsive interface and pre-embedded popular apps has been designed in line with the needs of the consumers of emerging markets like India.
The Karbonn Sparkle V will come in Red colour only and has been priced at Rs 6,399. It will go on sale shortly at 3:30 PM exclusively on Snapdeal.