This week, three more budget-friendly quad-core smartphones join the growing list, and Samsung Galaxy S4 owners have a software update to look forward to.
In a new weekly segment, we will be taking a look at the latest Android news in India, including new smartphone and tablet announcements, software update rollouts, and network carrier news.
At a press event in Goa today, Xolo, a sub-brand of Lava Mobiles International, launched the Xolo X1000, powered by an 2Ghz Intel Atom Z2480 processor. The device is priced at Rs 19,999 (~$385) and is already available online from Flipkart.
XOLO, a sub-brand of Lava International, has launched the XOLO Q800, the company’s first quad-core smartphone, which also features a 4.5-inch display, smaller than the 5-inch “norm.” Will you be picking on up?
The yet-to-be announced Lava XOLO A1000 is already available from online retailer Flipkart, priced at Rs 13,999.
Lava recently announced the latest addition to its Etab series, the ETab Xtron, the company’s first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet, priced at just Rs 6,499 ($125).
Intel is officially looking to become serious about Android with the high-end Clover Trail+ CPU we’ve only seen inside the Lenovo K900 so far, but that doesn’t mean its entry-level focus is completely off.
The India-based Lava Mobiles gained a worldwide attention when they released the first Intel Medfield-based Android smartphone, the Lava Xolo X900, back in April. The company is now back with its latest non-Intel Android offering, the Xolo A800.
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