Xolo has announced the launch of a new smartphones in its Q series called Xolo Q1020. The highlight of the device is that it boasts wooden frame at the sides and is priced reasonably at Rs 11,499. If you are looking to own a differently designed smartphone, this one would definitely entice you. Here is a quick review on the Xolo Q1020 based on its specifications.

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Camera and Internal Storage

Other than its design, the Xolo Q1020 also deserves accolades for its capable imaging hardware that includes a 13 MP primary camera with LED flash, Exmor RS sensor, 5P Lens and f/2.2 aperture. Also, the device houses a 2 MP front facing selfie shooter for video conferencing and clicking self portrait shots. The Xolo Q1020’s rear camera features scene detection, Panaroma, geo-tagging, best shot, smile shot, and HDR options to enhance the user experience.

Internal storage is 8 GB that is pretty standard these days and it can be expanded by another 32 GB using a micro SD card. On the whole, this capacity should suffice for the users to store all the necessary content.

Processor and Battery

The Xolo Q1020 makes use of a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek 6582 processor that is found in many other budget smartphones. This processor is backed by 1 GB of RAM in that should be adequate enough for moderate multi-tasking. This combination should be capable of rendering a moderate performance expected from a mid-ranger undoubtedly.

Battery capacity in the Xolo phone is 2,100 mAh and it is claimed to last for up to 13 hours of talk time on 3G and up to 454 hours of standby time on 2G respectively. This makes the Xolo Q1020 on par with its rivals in this price bracket.

Display and Features

The device comes fitted with a 5 inch HD IPS display carrying a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. With a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch, this display is layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Though it is not exceptional, this screen should suffice for the basic functionality.

The Xolo Q1020 is based on Android 4.4 Kitkat and comes with connectivity such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and HotKnot file transfer technology that is similar to NFC. Also, there is support for lock screen gestures as well on this smartphone.

Comparison

The Xolo Q1020 would definitely be a tough challenger for Moto G (2014), Asus Zenfone 5, Huawei Honor 3C and more.

Key Specs

Model Xolo Q1020
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 13 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,100 mAh
Price Rs 11,499

What we Like

  • Impressive wooden frame on the sides
  • High end imaging department
  • Reasonable pricing

Price and Conclusion

The Xolo Q1020 comes with the right set of specifications for its pricing of Rs 11,499. It takes advantage from the impressive and superior design involving wooden frame on the sides and exceptional imaging aspects. Performance wise, the handset would definitely be on par with the other mid-rangers that use the MediaTek chipset without much difference. On the whole, this device would be a great one for those who like to have a distinguished device without spending too much.

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