XOLO has launched in India its brand new Q500 premium android smartphone that has 4-inch WVGA display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with 1.2 GHz quad CPUs offering smooth multi-tasking. Very competitively priced for Rs. 7,999, the the new smartphone runs on latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1 software. The handset comes equipped with a unique X-TransPic app that helps translate any printed Hindi text to English.
The XOLO Q500 smartphone is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with MSM8225Q chipset and Adreno 203 graphics processing unit featuring 1GB RAM for a smooth smartphone experience and effortless multitasking. It comes with 4-GB internal storage that can be expanded to 32GB via microSD memory card slot.
As a unique feature of XOLO Q500, the handset comes with the X-TransPic mobile application, a language translation tool that helps users translate Hindi words by just pointing the app camera at any sign board, advertisement, poster or any printed banner. Interestingly. this functionality works even when the phone is not connected to the internet.
Designed specifically for India, the X-TransPic App helps any user who may not be well-versed with Hindi text. By simply pointing the XOLO Q500 smartphone camera at any poster or sign board, X-TransPic will capture and recognize the embedded Hindi text and then allow users to translate Hindi words to English, or read out the detected text by using text to speech functionality. In addition, the Q500 also allows the ‘point and grab’ feature, that allows users conveniently input the detected Hindi text to an internet search or send it in SMS without having the need to type it out.
The new Xolo Q500 comes with a 4-inch WVGA 800 x 480 pixels display with One Glass Solution (OGS) technology and 233 PPI that delivers rich multimedia experience. One Glass Solution (OGS) combines the display, the touch sensor and the glass all in one layer that makes the phone thinner and improves the image quality.
Running Android Jelly Bean v4.1 OS, the new XOLO Q500 smartphone has 5 megapixel Autofocus rear camera and also includes VGA resolution front facing camera for video calling and video chatting. The rear facing 5 MP camera can record video @ 720p HD resolution and supports MPEG4, H.264, H.263 codecs.
The XOLO Q500 GPRS/EDGE, HSDPA (3G) with up to 7.2 Mbps download speed and includes microUSB 2.0 post for wired connectivity. The smartphone also features Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensors and offers WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS with aGPS connectivity.
The smartphone also includes 3.5 mm audio output jack, FM radio, and comes bundled with XOLO Secure anti-theft app that is claimed to offer one-stop solution to protect mobile device against theft and backup your personal data to the cloud.
Some of the theft protection features of this app (which can also be downloaded from Google Play) includes instant notification by SMS to a Hero phone number and email on SIM change, track real-time GPS location, activate siren even if device is silent, remote lock with custom lock message, remotely wipe personal data and more.
The XOLO Q500 smartphone supports MP3, AAC , AAC+, 3GP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, EAAC+ audio files and supports MPEG4, H.264, H.263 video codecs.
Key Features of XOLO Q500
- 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
- MSM8225Q chipset
- Adreno 203 graphics processing unit
- 4-inch WVGA display, 233 PPI, 800 x 480 pixel resolution
- 720p HD video playback compatible display
- 1-GB RAM
- 4-GB Internal Storage
- microCD memory card slot allowing up to 32GB expandable memory
- Sensors – Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor
- Android Jelly Bean v4.1
- 5 MP rear facing main camera, touch focus, video recording in 720p HD
- VGA Secondary Front Facing Camera
- 1450 mAh battery
- XOLO Secure Anti – theft app preinstalled
XOLO Q500 includes powerful 1450 mAh battery that is claimed to offer talk time on 2G of 16 hours and 8.7 hours on 3G. A full charge can allows users up to 20.7 hours of continuous music playback or 4.7 hrs of HD video playback.
The XOLO Q500 is available for the price of Rs. 7,999 with standard warranty across country.