Hyderabad based Celkon is on a rage to launch plethora of smartphones based on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. Now, the firm has partnered with Gameloft, one of the largest game developers and has come up with a new phone – Millennium Glory Q5. This smartphone is priced at Rs 7,299 and here is a quick review on the same for those who are interested in buying it.

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Camera and Internal Storage

The primary camera unit in the Celkon Millennium Glory Q5 is a 5 MP primary camera without LED flash. Along with this, there is a front-facing VGA shooter that that can take care of video conferencing. At this pricing, the market is flooded with smartphones with better camera aspects such as LED flash and selfie focused front cameras making this one a weak contender in this regard.

The internal storage is standard at 8 GB, but there is no word on the expandable storage support. Considering the fact that it is a gaming oriented handset, it is likely for the handset to feature an expansion micro SD card slot.

Processor and Battery

The chipset used is a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor that employs a 1 GB of RAM to render decent mutli-tasking. This hardware combination of a quad-core processor and moderate RAM makes the Celkon phone yet another standard offering in the sub Rs 8,000 price bracket.

A 1,800 mAh battery that powers the smartphone from within and though the backup this battery can deliver is not revealed by the vendor, it is believed to render acceptable hours of life to the Celkon Millennium Glory Q5.

Display and Features

There is a 5 inch IPS LCD OGS display has carries a qHD resolution of 960×540 pixels that sounds low for a gaming smartphone. The viewing angles should be acceptable with decent color reproduction as the handset incorporates an IPS panel. Also, it should be reasonably thin with faster response times as it is an OGS screen.

The Celkon phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and it features standard connectivity features such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and dual SIM functionality. Being a gaming smartphone launched in collaboration with Gameloft, the Millennium Glory Q5 is pre-installed with four games such as Prince of Persia, The Avengers – The Mobile Game, Bubble Bash 3 and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour.

Comparison

The Celkon Millennium Glory Q5 will be a competitor to the smartphones such as Micromax Canvas Fire 2 A104, Micromax Unite 2 A106 and Lava Iris X1 to mention a few.

Key Specs

Model Celkon Millenium Glory Q5
Display 5 inch, qHD
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6589
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 5 MP/ VGA
Battery 1,800 mAh
Price Rs 7,299

What we Like

  • Preloaded games from Gameloft
  • Competitive pricing

What we Dislike

  • Not a long lasting battery for a gaming phone

Price and Conclusion

The Celkon Millennium Glory Q5 is priced at Rs 7,299 that is pretty acceptable for its standard specifications. Moreover, it is one of the cheapest gaming smartphones available in the market. But, it has to be noted that the Celkon offering has some limitations with its mediocre battery appears to be too low to power a gaming oriented phone.

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