So this time it is the Indian Electronics giant Videocon, which has come up with the all new Quad Core processor based Smartphone. This new Smartphone is named as the Videocon A55 HD, and comes with various impressive features such as the larger HD display, dual camera feature, Quad core processor and various other features. Although Videocon was out from the Smartphone market for sometime, but had came back with good device. The Videocon A55 HD is available at the price of Rs.13,500 which seems to be decent price tag considering the manufacturer and the brand value that is offered by the Videocon Electronics.
Now we will have a detailed review of the features and the specifications that are offered by the A55 HD to the customers.
Camera and Internal Storage
The Videocon A55 HD comes offers the dual camera option to its customers, it is packed with the 8.0 MP auto focus primary camera with LED flash at the rear. Again it is supported by the 3.2 MP of secondary camera at the front which allows the customers to enjoy the video calling feature and also to click the self portrait. The primary camera of the device seems to be a decent one but the secondary camera comes as an surprise because most of the devices in this category comes with the VGA or lesser camera. So the camera section of the Smartphone seems to be a good offering for its buyers.
On the memory storage front, A55 HD comes with the 4 GB of internal storage capacity that can be expanded up to 32 GB via Micro SD card. Though the phone comes with the expandable memory option, but the internal storage of the device seems to be on the lower side as the phone comes with the HD display which means that the customers will be able to play the HD games and movies, and we know that it requires more space as compared to the normal data so the internal memory seems to be a bit insufficient. Though the external memory storage will not let you to run out of space.
Processor and Battery
Processor on this device is an impressive one, yes this is correct this device is powered by the Quad Core processor. The Videocon A55 HD comes with the 1.2 GHz MTK6589 Quad Core processor. The processor included is among the high end one and will definitely boost up the speed of the device. As the phone allows its customers to enjoy the HD games and movies, the Quad Core processor will provide good support to it and will not let the phone to slow down and customer will get smoother performance. Again the processor is moreover supported by the 1GB of RAM and lets the users to run the larger apps and perform multiple operations at the same time. So this section again seems to be impressive at the given price tag.
The A55 HD comes with the 2000 mAh of battery, and this seems to be enough for the average users and can easily give backup of about a day. For the heavy users it can last for less than a day after a single charge. The battery segment was important with regard to this device as first it has the larger HD display and second it is a Quad Core based processor, but the battery seems to be a decent one and will not let the phone to dry down easily.
Display and Features
The display can be considered as the USP of this device, the A55 HD sports a larger 5.0 inch OGS Capacitive HD touch screen. So the device comes with the HD display which altogether changes the user experience of the device. And comes with the screen resolution of about 1280 x 720 pixels which clearly depicts that the device comes with the HD screen as we had stated earlier. Again the OGS display helps to increase the clarity of the device and is not included in most of the device in this segment. With the large screen that again comes with the HD screen will let the users to enjoy the games and will make the display quality to be crystal clear and sharp.
The Videocon A55 HD comes with the number of features, for connectivity options it comes with the 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The phone runs on the Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS and adds newer features and apps to the device. The A55 HD also offers the dual SIM feature to the customers that lets to use both the SIM at the same time. The phone also supports unique features like flip-to-silent and face-detection for unlocking the phone.
When it comes to the comparison the Videocon A55 HD competes with most of the Quad Core devices that are currently buzzing in the market, but the biggest competitor for the A55 HD is the best selling device from Micromax A116 Canvas HD which is currently best selling device in the market in this segment. Karbonn Titanium S5 is another option that is present for the customers in this segment. But again Videocon A55 HD comes with the reliable brand value that it has gained in the Indian Market.
|Model||Videocon A55 HD|
|Display||5.0 inch OGS Capacitive HD touch screen, with screen resolution of about 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Processor||1.2 GHz MTK6589 Quad Core processor|
|RAM, ROM||1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage capacity that can be expanded up to 32 GB via Micro SD card|
|OS||Android v4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Camera||8.0 MP of primary camera with LED flash, 3.2 MP of secondary camera at rear|
At last we can state that this device from Videocon, A55 HD is surely ready to buzz the market in its segment. With the addition of Quad Core processor, dual camera, dual SIM and HD display the phone seems to offer all the features expected in this price segment. The Videocon A55 HD is launched at the price tag of Rs.13,500 and is a good option in this price. Secondary camera of this device is also a notable feature. So all and all Videocon had come up with a nice and powerful device that too in the budget segment and will not be heavy on the pockets of the customers.