After the successful launching of Q700 and Q800, Lava mobile company has now launched Q1000. This smartphone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and features a 5 inch IPS display. The mobile is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core processor. Xolo Q1000 is a high end phone which has been priced decently at a range of 13k to 15k. Lava Xolo Q1000 is the third mobile from Lava which runs on quad core processors.
Design and Hardware
Almost every Indian mobile makers are launching large screen mobiles. But only some of them are really cares about how it looks. Lava is one among those companies. They released their latest Xolo series Xolo Q1000 with nice looks and sturdy build quality.Lava Xolo Q1000 comes in both white and black colors. Like other Xolo series, the phone comes with slightly curved edges and a thin chromium strip is running along the sides of the phone. On the left side we have the camera button and volume rocker button, lock or power button on the right side and the top side holds the micro USB port/charging port and a 3.5 mm audio jack. On the back side there is a 8 megapixel camera in round shape with LED flash, below the camera there is Xolo logo and the loud speaker at the bottom of the back panel.
The 5 inch large screen covers more than 90% of the front panel. Above the screen there is sensors, earpiece and camera nicely arranged and below the screen there is 3 capacitive buttons which are back, home and menu buttons. As the camera is little projecting from the phone body, it feels little awkward and you won't get a flat balance when you place the phone somewhere and more over the camera glass is prone to scratches due to its projecting nature. Even though the phone is 5 inch display phone, its low thickness (8.8 mm)helps you to use the phone without any difficulty. Overall Lava Xolo Q1000 is a nice phone with good design.
Xolo Q1000 comes with a 5 inch IPS LCD display which has 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The display has a pixel density of 295 ppi, which is quite a good value. Lava had given a different kind of protection to screen named as Dragon Trail glass. It has been said that Dragon Trail glass is better than Gorilla glass for screen protection. Everything looks perfect in the new Lava Xolo Q1000 even under sunlight, thanks to greater ppi and IPS display of this fantastic smartphone.
Large megapixel camera is the latest trend now. Xolo Q1000 comes with a 8 megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash. There is a dedicated camera button on the left side of the phone and the camera is capable of taking high resolution pictures. There is a front facing camera of 1.2 megapixels resolutions for video calling. The rear camera is also capable of recording full high definition videos (1080 p), which is an excellent feature of this phone.
The Lava xolo q1000 comes with the latest android 4.2 Jellybean Operating System. This Smartphone is powered by 1.2 GHz MediaTek MT6589 quad core proccessor and 1GB RAM. The device comes with 5 customizable homescreens which we can use according to our convenience. Xolo Q1000 comes pre-loaded with Xolo care application through which you can contact customer care service through SMS, Email or through phone call. Lava Xolo Q1000 is a dual-SIM phone which supports 3G facility. There is a latest version of Bluetooth V4.0. The Xolo Q1000 is powered by PowerVR SGX544MP GPU,so that you can enjoy playing even HD games.
Lava Xolo Q1000 offers dual sim functionality, but you can access 3G in only one sim, other is just 2G only. It also offers dual standby mode. This smartphone features all the basics of connectivity which includes Bluetooth V4.0, Wi-Fi, micro USB port which is also used for charging the phone, GPRS and EDGE.
The Xolo Q1000 comes with a 2100 mAh Li-on battery with good backup capacity. The phone offers a nice backup of 2 days under normal usage and a talk time around 10 hours. The charger is of micro USB type, so make sure you have sufficient charge in your phone because you won't get micro USB charger always from outside.
Price and Availability
Lava Xolo Q1000 is launched at a budget price of Rs 14,999 in the Indian Market. The phone will be available in both white and black colors. At present the smartphone is available in Flipkart.com at a price tag of Rs 14,999. You may get this phone at even cheaper rate from other online stores and retail stores.
Lava Xolo Q1000 technical specifications
Operating system: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
CPU: MediaTek MT6589
GPU: PowerVR SGX544MP
Processor: 1.2 GHz quad core processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, supports up to 32 GB micro SD card
Display: 5 inch IPS LCD display
Camera: 8 MP rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash with 1080p video recording, 1.2 MP front camera
Multimedia: 1080p video playback
Battery: 2100 mAh li-on battery
Price: 14,999 INR
Pros and Cons of Lava Xolo Q1000
1. Quad core processor
2. 1 GB RAM
3. 5 inch IPS LCD display
4. Full HD video recording and playback
5. Android 4.2 OS (latest)
6. Powerful battery
1. High price
2. No extra features in additional to other phones of 15k range
3. Micromax Canvas A116 HD is better than Xolo Q1000 at present condition
4. Not so popular till now
Conclusion and review
Lava Xolo Q1000 is a smartphone with extra good features. This is the third smartphone from Lava with quad core processors and Xolo Q1000 is an advanced smartphone launched with advanced technology used. This phone is very thin and especially designed for single hand use. At Rs 15K, this smartphone does have its best features and specifications and Lava Company have done their best to please their customers with Xolo Q1000. But we have to check if these features are sufficient to compete against other smartphones in this price range.
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