Xolo A500S Smartphone - Specifications and price in India

The Xolo A500S is the latest Android smartphone from the brand Xolo. The full specifications of Xolo A500S and its latest price in India are given here.

As the tag of Xolo indicates, they are moving to the "next level" by launching a few stunningly superb smartphones at really affordable prices. The latest in their A-series is nothing but the Xolo A500S which is considered as the successor of Xolo A500 that launched back in January. It is wondering to see that both these A500 and A500S have same price tag and just like the price, they have many similarities too. But what makes the newbie an attractive piece of device is the sleek and stunning look. And it comes pre-installed with Xolo Secure Anti-theft app that lets you find your phone when it gets lost. Now, let''s look into the device specifications of Xolo A500S and also its latest price in India.

Xolo A500S Specifications

Xolo A500S Specifications

  • 4-inch (480 x 800 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen

  • 1.2 GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor

  • Mali-400 MP GPU

  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby

  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS

  • 5MP camera with LED Flash, Touch Focus and 720p video recording

  • 0.3MP (VGA) front camera

  • Xolo Secure Anti-theft app

  • 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB v2.0, Bluetooth v3.0 and A-GPS

  • 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal memory and 32GB expandable with microSD

  • 1400 mAh battery with 10 hours talk time

System Features

We are moving to Android v4.3 and that is exactly why we are seeing a lot of devices coming with v4.2 and v4.1. This one too, sports the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor. To give you a superb gaming experience on the screen, the phone is packed with a Mali-400 MP graphics processor. 512 MB of RAM is an addition to this system features.

Display and Design

The display features a 4-inch TFT capacitive touch screen on a maximum 480x800 pixels resolution. The pixel density of the display is 233 ppi which is definitely a good thing to note. You can expect sharp images and crisp videos on the screen. 16 million colours will flow on the screen.

Camera Features

A decent 5 MP rear facing camera is there with single-LED flash and Touch Focus. For video calling, there is a VGA camera on the front side also. But do not expect much quality when video calling because of VGA sensor. The back camera can shoot and play videos in 720p quality.

Internal & External Storage

Just like any other phones coming under this price range, this Xolo A500S also packs a 4 GB internal storage and a 32 GB microSD external slot. At this price point, we cannot expect more than this from a good brand.

Connectivity Options

Connectivity may not be a problem at all in this device. Its 3G gives a maximum download speed of 21.1 Mbps and maximum upload speed of 5.6 Mbps. Other options for connectivity include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0, microUSB v2.0 and A-GPS.

Multimedia Options

This device is able to play audio files of MP3, AAC , AAC+, 3GP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, EAAC+, MIDI, WMA formats and video files of MPEG4, H.264, H.263 formats. It means, all the most used formats of audio and videos on smartphones, can be played on this device too. Apart of that, the pre-installed FM radio is another option to have entertainment on this smartphone.

Battery Size and Backup

This phone uses a Li-Ion 1400 mAh battery that gives a 2G talk time of up to 10 hours, 3G talk time of up to 8 hours, 3G internet browsing time of up to 4 hours, music playback time of up to up to 53 hours, video playback time of up to 7.17 hours, 2G standby time of up to 492 hours and 3G standby time of up to 470 hours. This is definitely a good backup offered by Xolo for sure.

Price in India and Availability

Just like its predecessor, the Xolo A500S is priced at just Rs.6,999 (MRP) in India. This is the price inclusive of all taxes. And you can even get more discounts from online shopping websites like Flipkart or Snapdeal. But this one is not available at Flipkart or any other stores when I am writing this article.

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