Smartron t.phone has been officially announced in India today, by Sachin Tendulkar at an event in Hyderabad, as expected. It is being dubbed as the first ‘designed and engineered in India‘ smartphone for India. Lets check out the specifications, features and pricing of the device now.
Smartron t.phone Specifications
The Smartron t.phone features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED multi-touch display, that is protected by Corning Gorillas Glass 3, has a pixel density of 401 PPI and comes with Apical Assertive Display technology for excellent outdoor visibility. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (Quad 1.5 GHz ARM A53 + Quad 2.0 GHz ARM A57) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 430 GPU. It comes with 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. It has tronx feature that will enable the users to access various unique services including – t.cloud, t.store and t.care.
It rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with dual LED flash, 6P lens, f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). On the front, it has a 4 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD), comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It weighs 149 grams only. It has superior noise cancellation technology, which has an inbuilt 4-mic array and also comes with surround sound supported by the specially designed sound chamber with DTS premium sound & DTS PlayFi.
On the connectivity front, the t.phone includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C and GPS. It packs in a 3,000 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery under the hood with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 support.
The Smartron t.phone is available in Orange, Blue, Violet, Silver and Violet color variants for Rs 22,999 in India. It will be sold via Smartron tstore and Gadgets360 starting from early June.
On this occasion, Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman of Smartron, India Pvt Ltd, said:
“Smartron tphone is a great addition to tron generation of Smart Things to Come and critical to the tronx experience. It is one of the most exciting devices in the line of products that the brand plans to launch this year. The brand’s vision is to make consumers’ life simpler and smarter by bringing more autonomous and intelligent devices and services. With Smartron aiming to innovate in the sphere of IoT, we definitely have a lot to look forward to. Fully designed and engineered in India, the company will, over the next 2-3 years, move all of its manufacturing to be local.
We have an exciting set of products lined up for 2016 and this will not be limited to the smartphone and laptop segments. We will design and engineer some revolutionary smart devices across home and industry segments categories.”
Sachin Tendulkar, said:
“At Smartron, we take immense pride in the engineering and innovation spirit of India. Today, we are witnessing an Indian brand showcasing to the world, that smart technology products can compete with leading tech brands through path-breaking design and engineering. With this launch we are encouraged to work and represent India as a country known for product engineering and design innovation. As for Smartron this is just the beginning and it is time that India stood out in the smart technology space.”
Mr. K. Taraka Rama Rao, said:
“I am delighted to be part of this historic occasion. With the IoT wave at its peak, it becomes important to seize this opportunity and design products, which will nurture the technology space in India. I look forward to Smartron, a homegrown brand taking us to the global product map and making us proud.“