iBall Andi 5M Xotic With 5-Inch Display, 2GB of RAM Launched at Rs. 8,199


iBall has launched the Andi 5M Xotic smartphone in India, pricing it at Rs. 8,199. The iBall smartphone was previously listed for purchase in February by an online retailer at Rs. 8,950.

According to company, the  biggest USP of the iBall Andi 5M Xotic is its 2GB of RAM at the price, as well as 16GB of built-in storage. The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat that the firm says will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop. It features a 5-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) IPS display that offers a pixel density of 220ppi.

The smartphone packs a quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. Besides an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with BSI sensor and LED flash, the iBall Andi 5M Xotic also includes a 3.2-megapixel front-facing camera. The 16GB of inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).

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Connectivity options on the iBall Andi 5M Xotic include 3G, Wi-Fi with hotspot functionality, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, GPS/ A-GPS, and FM radio with recording. The handset is backed by a 2000mAh battery. The smartphone is also bundled with a protective cover.

At the launch of Andi 5M Xotic, iBall Director Sandeep Parasrampuria said in statement, "We are very pleased to announce the launch of Andi 5M Xotic 2GB. The users are now desiring 2GB RAM with good display and alluring design. Our iBall Xotic fulfills this desire!"

The firm early last month launched the iBall Andi 5Q Cobalt Solus, priced at Rs. 11,499. The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone runs the Android 4.4 KitKat, and comes with a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) HD OGS display. It is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.

Other specifications of the iBall Andi 5Q Cobalt Solus include 16GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB); a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash; a 5-megapixel front-facing camera; connectivity options including 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth, and a 2250mAh battery.