Domestic manufacturer Xolo has slashed prices of 5 smartphones – The Xolo Q1010i, Xolo Q700s Plus, Xolo Q500s IPS Plus, Xolo Opus HD and Xolo A500s Lite. The price drops across these 4 handsets ranges from 500 INR to 4000 INR, according to official figures.
The Xolo Opus HD was lauched last month for 9,499 INR and is now available for 8,499 INR. It’s a 5 Inch HD display smartphone powered by 1.2 GHz Broadcomm quad core SoC with 1 GB RAM, 8 GB expandable storage and 2500 mAh battery.
Xolo Q700s is now available for Rs. 7,199 instead of Rs. 7,799. It’s another MT6582M quad core powered device with an 8 MP Exmor RS Sony sensor rear camera being its USP. Other features include 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and 1800 mAh battery.
Xolo Q500s IPS gets a price cut from Rs. 5,999 to Rs. Rs. 5,499. This handset was launched in July this year when MT6582 quad core, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage was still a common site. It sports a 4 inch FWVGA display and a 1500 mAh battery.
Xolo A500s Lite will now cost you 4,499 instead of 4,999 INR. The dual core smartphone features 1400 mAh battery, android 4.2 Jelly bean, 4 inch display and 4GB expandable storage.
The Xolo Q1010i which was launched earlier in April for 13,999 and boasted of 8 MP rear camera with 1.4 micrometer pixels and f2.0 apertures is now available for 9,999 INR. It also features 5 inch HD display, 8 GB internal storage and 2250 mAh battery.
The market has evolved a lot in the last few months. In spite of these official subsidies, most of them will have a tough time standing there ground in light of new budget android stars like Zenfone series, Moto E and Huawei Honor Holly.