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Xolo Black 1X FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries, Answers

Xolo mobiles have launched its second handset from the Black series, the Xolo Black 1X. The 1X comes with a 64 bit Octa-core processor, runs on Hive UI based on Android Lollipop including 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM. The Xolo Black 1X is priced at INR 9,999 only.

Xolo Black 1X

Xolo Black 1X Pros

  • Affordable price
  • 1080p resolution display
  • Dual-SIM 4G support
  • 3 GB RAM

Xolo Black 1X Cons

  • 2400 mAh battery
  • Only black coloured variant

Xolo Black 1X Quick Specifications

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Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Xolo Black 1X has a very unique design if compared to other smartphones, The body is made out of plastic with different textured finish on different parts. The top and bottom have a leather finished plastic and the sides have a metallic finish. The fron t and back have a glass shield for protection and to add style. It has a curvy design with almost no sharpness on the edges. It is light weight and very comfortable to hold.

Question- Does the Xolo Black 1X Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has Hybrid Dual-SIM. Both the SIM slots support Nano SIM.

Question- Does the Xolo Black 1X Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the Xolo Black 1X uses the second SIM slot as microSD expansion slot. It supports microSD cards up to 128 GB.

 Question- Does Xolo Black 1X Have Display Glass Protection?

 Answer- The Xolo Black 1X comes with Asahi’s Dragontrail Glass protection.

 Question- How is the Display of the Xolo Black 1X?

 Answer- Xolo Black 1X come with a 5 inch FHD display, the viewing angles and colour output is good. Touch works flawlessly, and it’s a good display for this price.

 Question- Does Xolo Black 1X Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it does support adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- No, the touch navigation buttons are not backlid.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with custom HIVE Atlas UI.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- No, fingerprint sensor is not available on this phone.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- This phone does not have the fast charging feature.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer-  Out of 32 GB of internal storage, 29.27 GB is available at user end.

Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- Yes, the apps can be transferred to the microSD card.

 Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer-   213 MB of bloatware apps are pre-installed. We are not sure about the possibility of removal of these apps.

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 3 GB RAM, 2 GB is free.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light next to the front camera.

 Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- How is The User Interface on The Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- Xolo Black 1X comes with Android Lollipop with Xolo’s very own HIVE Atlas UI on top. The UI feels good to use, has many interesting features to keep you interested.

Question- Does Xolo Black 1X offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, it offers a variety of theme options, lock-screens, and widgets.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- Xolo Black 1X has a good quality loudspeaker, the voice is quite loud and clear.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality was decent and we did not face any issues with the calls.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of The Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- The 13 MP AF rear camera and the 5 MP front camera, both are average performers. Like most of the camera of this range- outdoor shots were good but it struggled in focusing on to the objects when the camera is close to them. In low-light, the pictures were not up to the mark.

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of playing Full HD videos.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- Xolo Black 1X features a 2400 mAh battery; which is gives average results, you can expect about 3-4 hours of backup with moderate usage.

Question- What Color Variants Available for Xolo Black 1X?

Answer– Only Black colour is available for this handset.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- It has Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, gyroscope, orientation sensor, magnetometer and gravity sensor.

Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- It measures 72.25 x 144.55 x 7.50mm mm and weighs 126 grams.

Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?

Answer- We are not sure if this feature is available on this phone.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Xolo Black 1X?

Answer- Less than 1.6W/kg.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does Xolo Black 1X Have Heating Issues?

Answer- No, it does not have abnormal heating issues. The battery temperature remains well under control.

Question- Can Xolo Black 1X be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- What are the benchmark scores?

Answer- Benchmark scores are:

Antutu (64-bit)– 33372

Nenamark– 53.4 fps

Quadrant– 16164

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- The gaming performance on this device was not that great, as we encountered hiccups while playing games with intense graphics.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.


Xolo Black 1X looks like a promising phone initially, we have no idea how the phone performs in the long run but we can say that it has good looks, 3GB RAM is a plus point, fullHD display does a great job. If you consider all the aspects from tip to toe then it is definitely a good buy under INR 10,000.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.