Xolo X500, the first smartphone powered by the Intel’s 1.2 GHz Atom Lexington Z2420 processor was launched in India last week for Rs. 8,999. We have got our hands on one to check out the hardware and the features of the phone in the hands-on photo gallery.
It is powered by 1.2 GHz Atom Lexington Z2420 processor with Power VR SGX540 GPU.
There are back, home, multitasking and menu buttons below the display.
Xolo X500 runs on Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
The 3.5-inch TFT capacitive touch screen display at a pixel resolution of 480 x 320 pixel is disappointing.
There is a volume rocker on the left. The phone frame has a thin frame of metal surrounding the phone. The phone is 12.6 mm thick.
The Power button sits on the exact opposite side of the volume control. Power button activates accidentally while operating volume keys.
The 3.5 mm audio Jack and Micro USB slot are present at the top.
There is a 5MP camera without flash. It has burst mode that can capture 6 images in 1 second and is capable of recording 1080p Full HD videos. It can also play 1080p videos at 30 fps.
There is Intel branding on the back side of Xolo X500. Below that there is a speaker grill.
Xolo X500 back cover has a matte finish and seems a bit plasticky, but it’s not weak.
The Intel-powered Xolo X500 boasts of 1500 mAh battery
This phone comes with Dual SIM support with dual standby. When you open the back cover, you can see the SIM card slots.
Xolo X500 has space for two SIM cards and an SD card, all placed besides each other. The connectivity features include, 3G HSPA+ 21 Mbps, Bluetooth, WiFi b/g/n, GPS / aGPS. The phone has 512MB RAM, 4 GB of internal memory and expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD.
While we are working on the benchmarks and the unboxing, enjoy the entire photo gallery below!
Srivatsan contributed to this report