As claimed earlier, Oplus has announced its XonPhone 5 smartphone in India today at an ongoing event in the country’s capital. This innovative smartphone will be made available via online retailer Snapdeal for a tempting price tag of Rs 7,999.

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The XonPhone 5 is powered by a quad-core MTK 6582 chipset from MediaTek’s stable that houses a 1.3 GHZ Cortex A7 processor paired with 1 GB of RAM and Mali 400 MP graphics unit. Oplus has given the device a standard 5 inch display with a HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels resulting in a pixel density of 320 pixels per inch. The display uses IPS OGS technology that is claimed to deliver superior experience of playing games, video conferencing and browsing the net.

For imaging, the handset is incorporates an 8 MP primary snapper with auto focus, LED flash, EIS and FHD 1080p video recording capabilities. Also onboard is a 2 MP front-facing snapper that keeps the users of XonPhone 5 going with the trend in capturing selfies and making video calls.

The storage needs of the users are addressed by the amazing 16 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded further by another 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card. For most users, this 16 GB of storage should suffice in storing the multimedia content, ebooks, documents and applications on the XonPhone 5.

The connectivity features onboard are Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Hotspot and GPS for users to stay seamlessly connected on-the-go. Furthermore, the dual SIM phone is powered by a 2,000 mAh battery claimed to deliver up to 15 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time.

At the launch, Oplus CEO, Soumitra Gupta said, “We are extremely elated to be launching the XonPhone 5, an innovative smartphone with ultimate features ensuring a unique user experience. Our association with India’s largest marketplace, Snapdeal.com has yielded us great results for our tablet and we are affirmative that our smartphone will also witness great acceptance from the users.”

Regarding the partnership, Tony Navin, Senior Vice President – Electronics, Snapdeal.com said, “We are extremely elated to exclusively offer the all new XonPhone 5 to the users under our association with Oplus. We are extremely positive that this aesthetically crafted and feature packed smartphone at this lucrative price point will receive a tremendous response. We look forward to a long term and a mutually beneficial relationship.”

Key Specs

Model OPlus XonPhone 5
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MTK 6582
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,000 mAh
Price Rs 7,999

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