Thursday, 24 January 2013

Lava to launch Xolo X500, second Intel Chipset powered smartphone for Rs. 8,999

As i have Yesterday Posted About Xolo A500 With Qualcomm S4 Processor, Now Today Xolo Reveals The Xolo X500 With Intel Atom Processor. Its Will be The Lava second Intel-powered smartphone in India. Dubbed as the Lava Xolo X500, this smartphone will come with the Atom Lexington Z2420 chip. This is the same chipset that Intel had showcased at the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show.

Pic Courtesy - NDTV

The Xolo X900 was the first Intel inside handset launched by lava. Lava also recently launched the Lava Xolo A500 not to be confused with this handset. The Intel inside models start with the letter X, like the X900 and this one the X500. 

We have learnt from our sources that the Lava Xolo X500 is a dual-SIM smartphone, which runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It sports a 3.5-inch screen with a resolution of 480X320. The processor clocks a speed of 1.2GHz and comes with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology. The device packs in 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It has a 1,500mAh battery.

The Xolo X500 comes with a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera that can click seven images in the burst mode at 6 fps (frames per second). Lava has already shipped the first lot of the assignment and it's executed to arrive in the markets shortly for a best buy price of Rs. 8,999.

The price does seem high when you look at the 3.5 inch screen and 480×320 pixel resolution but then it’s with Intel inside, if that would make a difference. The Intel Atom Lexington single core Z2420 chip was showcased at the recent CES (Consumer Electronic Show) and we were expecting the launch in India.
After The Micromax A116 Quad core Launch, Lava is also Gearing to Launch its Quad-Core Smartphone.

Lava Xolo X500 key Specification

  • 3.5-inch TFT display with 480X320 pixel resolution
  • 1.2GHz processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology (as Good As Dual-Core)
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB Internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • 5-megapixel camera
  • 1,500mAh battery
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

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