Renowned smartphone manufacturing company, Karbonn has announced three new Android-based smartphone series as ‘Karbonn Kochadaiiyaan Series’ focusing on “The Boss Rajnikanth”, a popular south Indian actor, and his upcoming movie Kochadaiiyaan.
Two features phones in the same Rajnikanth-inspired series were also announced. All five phones feature Rajnikanth’s signature on their back covers launched on March 9.
The smartphones included in the Karbonn Kochadaiiyaan Signature Phone Series are Karbonn A36, Karbonn A6+ and Karbonn Titanium S5i, along with the two feature phones, dubbed Karbonn Legend 2.8 and Legend 2.4.
TheKarbonn A36 is a dual-SIM handset and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The handset houses a 5-inch qHD (540×960 pixel) IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display. The handset is powered by a SC6825 dual-core processor that’s paired with 512MB of RAM. The optics include a 2-megapixel rear camera with flash, and 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The Karbonn A36 comes with 4GB of inbuilt memory with an expansion option up to 32GB. The connectivity option for the smartphone includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM radio and USB. The handset misses out on 3G support. The smartphone is powered by an 1800mAh Li-ion battery.
TheKarbonn A6+ smartphone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The handset features 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixel) IPS display with 480×800 pixels screen resolution. Karbonn A6+ is powered by an unspecified 1GHz processor along with 512MB of RAM. Also onboard a 2-megapixel rear with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera is supported by the handset. The Karbonn A6+ bears 4GB of inbuilt storage, and comes with microSD card support up to 32GB. The device also comes with Wi-Fi, WAP and Bluetooth connectivity, with no support for 3G. The A6+ is backed up by a 1400mAh battery capacity.
TheKarbonn Titanium S5i features dual-SIM (2G+3G) support, and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The device comes with a 5-inch display with a FWVGA with 480×854 pixel screen resolution. The smartphone is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 5-MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and also houses a 0.3-MP front-facing camera.
The Titanium S5i handset comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, and can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The Karbonn Titanium S5i supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and GPS connectivity options. It is backed by a 2000mAh battery.
TheKarbonn Legend 2.8 features a 2.8-inch TFT screen with 240×320 pixel resolution. The camera options for the Legend 2.8 include a 1.3-megapixel shooter (with LED) with no front-facing shooter. While there is no word on the internal storage, the feature phone can additionally support 16GB of external storage. The handset is backed by an 1800mAh Li-ion battery.
TheKarbonn Legend 2.4 is a dual-SIM supporting handset and features a 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320 pixel) resolution display. The handset is powered by a MediaTek processor (MTK6260A) paired with 64MB of RAM. The optics for the Legend 2.4 includes a 0.3-megapixel rear shooter, which features a flash. The feature phone has low storage of 64MB, with no word on its expandability via microSD card. Backed by an 1100mAh battery, the handset can offer up to 6 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time.