American smartphone maker Infocus has launched its first deca-core phone, Epic 1 in India. Infocus has actually started this new series of smartphones called “Epic”, and Epic 1 is the first device of this series. It is priced at Rs. 12,999 and will be sold exclusively through Amazon India from October 25. The registration for the device has already been started. The Infocus Epic 1 comes with a deca-core processor and fingerprint sensor. The device will be sold in Gold color option.

Infocus Epic1 (6)Infocus Epic 1 Pros

  • Helio X20 Deca-core Processor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 16 MP primary camera
  • PDAF and OIS
  • Fast Charging
  • Type-C USB

Infocus Epic 1 Cons

  • After sales support
  • Hybrid Card Slot

Infocus Epic 1 Specifications

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Key Specs Infocus Epic 1
Display 5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution Full-HD (1280 x 1920p)
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor Deca Core 1.2 GHz
Chipset Mediatek MT6797M
Memory 3 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage Upgrade Yes upto 128 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP
Video recording 1080 @ 30 FPS
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery 3,000 mAh
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
NFC No
4G ready Yes
SIM card type Dual Hybrid SIM
Waterproof No
Weight 160 gms
Price Rs. 12,999

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Question: Does the Infocus Epic 1 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with Hybrid SIM slot. It accepts either two SIM cards or one SIM card and a Micro-SD card.

Question: Does the Infocus Epic 1 have VoLTE support?

Answer: Yes it supports VoLTE.

Question: How is the build quality?

Answer: It comes in a full metal un- body chassis. It feels very solid and premium in hands. The device looks very impressive with chamfered edges and brushed aluminium back. The design looks a lot like s toned down version of OnePlus 3, which is definitely not bad.

Must Read: InFocus Epic 1 Quick Review

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Question: How thick is it?

Answer: It is 8.4mm thick.

Question: Does the Infocus Epic 1 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the device supports micro-SD expansion up to 128 GB.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: Right now it’s available in Gold color.

Question: Does the Infocus Epic 1 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The Infocus Epic 1 comes with accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope and A-GPS.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 153.0 x 76.0 x 8.4 mm.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: The Infocus Epic 1 comes with a Mediatek MT6797M processor which is a 10 core CPU.

Question: How is the display of the Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: The Infocus Epic 1 comes with a 5.5 inch Full-HD LTPS IPS display with a resolution of 1280×1920 pixels. It comes with a pixel density of ~400 PPI.

Infocus Epic1 (5)Question: Does the Infocus Epic 1 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with company’s InLife 2 UI skin on top.

Question: How much free space we get out of 32GB?

Answer: We get approx 23.5GB out of 32GB.

Question: How much free RAM we get after the first boot?

Answer: We get approx 1.4GB free RAM after the first boot.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with on-screen buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes.

Question: How fast and accurate is the fingerprint sensor?

Answer: The fingerprint sensor in quite fast and accurate. Company claims that it can unlock phone within 1 second which seems to be true in our initial test.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Does it come with a normal USB port?

Answer: No, it comes with a Type-C USB port.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: No, the device is not waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: No, the device does not come with NFC.

Question: How good is the camera quality of the Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: The Infocus Epic 1 sports a 16 MP primary camera with object tracking technology, PDAF, OIS, dual-tone LED flash and a 8MP front camera with f/1.8 aperture. The rear camera takes really good shots in natural and indoor light with good detail. The front camera also performs equally good and take some good selfies.

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Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with OIS.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: Does it supports fast charging ?

Answer: Yes it comes with fast charging technology.

Question: What is the weight of the Infocus Epic 1?

Answer: We are yet to confirm that.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: We are yet to test the loudspeaker quality. We will confirm this after testing the device.

Question: When it will be available for sale?

Answer: Infocus Epic 1 will go on sale exclusively on Amazon starting from October 25th and registration has already been started.

Question: Can the Infocus Epic 1 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, the can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

This device offers a very good sets of specification for the price. The metal build, Fingerprint sensor, IR-Blaster, 16MP and 8MP with OIS, deca-core CPU makes the device worth for the price INR 12,999. The main competitors Redmi Note 3 and LeEco Le 2 both lack OIS and the CPU is has lesser power on paper, although they have a Qualcomm chipset. So people in the budget of INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 can surely consider it after reading our long term review.