Earlier this week, Xolo launched the Q710s smartphone and so soon it has come up with yet another handset called Xolo Opus 3. Notably, this new offering is a selfie focused device that carries a price tag of Rs 8,499. Despite its focus on selfies, the handset comes with other capable aspects that will definitely make it excel in terms of competition. Let’s take a quick and detailed look at the hardware of the smartphone.

xolo opus 3

Camera and Internal Storage

Xolo Opus 3 has an 8 MP primary camera that uses a Sony Exmor R sensor along with LED Flash, auto focus, 5P Lens and f/2.0 aperture. While the rear camera appears to be convincing, the handset boasts of a 5 MP selfie camera at its front with 88 degree wide angle lens that can capture wider self portrait shots, thereby keeping up with the selfie trend.

Internal storage is standard at 8 GB along with the option for 32 GB expandable storage with the help of a micro SD card. This storage space should be adequate for the basic users and it is the one that we can expect from devices in this price bracket.

Processor and Battery

The Xolo offering is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor that comes assisted with Mali 400 MP2 graphics unit and 1 GB of RAM. Most of other smartphones in this range also feature a similar hardware combination and hence, the smartphone should be an average performer.

Battery capacity is 2,500 mAh and it is heftier that what we usually get to see in those smartphones that are available in the sub Rs 10,000 priced smartphones. We can expect this battery to pump in long hours of backup to the device under mixed usage.

Display and Other Features

There is a 5 inch IPS display that carries a HD screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Such a screen with 294 pixels per inch pixel density is not uncommon in the devices belonging to this price bracket. This standard display will undoubtedly provide an acceptable performance under the basic tasks.

Xolo Opus 3 runs Android 4.4 KitKat and it comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G and dual SIM functionality.

Comparison

The Xolo Opus 3 will compete with smartphones such as Lava Iris Selfie 50, Asus Zenfone 5, Microsoft Lumia 535 and more.

Key Specs

Model Xolo Opus 3
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,500 mAh
Price Rs 8,499

What we Like

  • Wide angle front facing lens
  • Impressive hardware aspects

Conclusion

The Xolo Opus 3 is a selfie smartphone and hence, it focuses primarily on the imaging hardware. However, the vendor has made sure to include impressive aspects in the other segments as well to make it stand out among the competition. Priced at Rs 8,499, this smartphone definitely is a value for money offering as it comes packed with impressive aspects. This device would be suitable for those who like to own a good offering without compromising on any feature and a reasonable price tag.

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