Lava International has launched the second smartphone based on Intel’s new Lexington chips called the Xolo X500. We had recently done an exclusive, which mentioned that the Xolo X500 will be available in India for Rs. 8,999 and it has indeed been listed at the same price.
The Xolo X500 features an Atom Z2420 processor, which has a clock speed of 1.2GHz and combines Intel’s hyper-threading technology. It is a dual-SIM smartphone, which runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The device has a 3.5-inch display with a resolution of 480X320. It 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).TheXolo X900 was the first device in the Xolo series in April 2012. This was also the first smartphone in the world to come with an ‘Intel Inside’ tag. With the Xolo X500 the company is now looking at addressing its price conscious consumers.
With the addition of the Xolo X500, the company is now offering five smartphones under the Xolo brand which range between Rs. 6,999 to Rs. 17, 500. The company is bullish about the affordable smartphone market in India and will be looking at offering some more new products by the end of the financial year.
Lava has also launched its Xolo A500, which comes with a 4-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen and has a resolution of 480X800 pixels. It is powered by a 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Krait processor accompanied by 512MB RAM.
The Xolo A500 comes with 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to up to 32GB via microSD card, 5-megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera. It runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and is available in the market for Rs. 6,999.
Key specifications of the XOLO X500
3.5-inch TFT display with 480X320 pixel resolution
1.2GHz processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
4GB Internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)