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Karbonn Titanium Octane and Octane Plus with octa-core processors, Android 4.4 launched for Rs. 14490 and Rs. 17990

on March 19, 2014 – 2:27 pmNo Comment

Karbonn Titanium Octane, Octa Plus and Hexa launch

Karbonn today launched Titanium Octane and Titanium Octane Plus smartphones with MediaTek MT6592 Octa-core chips along with the Titanium Hexa. The Karbonn Titanium Octane has a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display and the Octane Plus has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) full HD IPS display. Both these smartphones run on the Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. The Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus would compete with the recently launched Micromax Canvas Knight A350 that has similar features.

Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus

The Karbonn Titanium Octane has a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and the Octane Plus has a 16-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Octane has 1GB RAM and the Octane Plus has 2GB RAM. Both these have 16GB of internal storage with expansion slot and 2000 mAh battery.

Even though Karbonn had already launched a range of smartphones with MediaTek chips, the Octane and the Hexa in the Titanium series would be the first smartphones from the company to come with octa-core and hexa-core chips.

At the launch event, Speaking about the partnership with MediaTek, Pardeep Jain, Managing Director, Karbonn said,

We aim to bring constant innovations to our consumers and offer them a distinct experience every time they use their smartphones. This collaboration with MediaTek which enables advanced multi-tasking and better performance is our endeavour to introduce devices which can answer every emerging need in the industry. In this partnership we will launch an innovative range of smartphones which deliver cutting-edge performance thus making Karbonn a brand of choice for the demanding consumer base.

Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager, International Sales & Marketing, Mediatek Inc. said,

True to MediaTek’s DNA, we have set another benchmark in technological innovations by developing the MT6591, the Hexa-core platform that now completes the loop of multi-core processor offerings by MediaTek. Both the MT6591 and the MT6592 – MediaTek’s ‘true’ octa-core solution, are part of our commitment to provide high performance yet cost-effective solutions, accelerating the global demographic and cultural transformation for the super-mid market. We continue to democratize technology with an aim to unleash the potential of everyone for the creation of a better world by maximizing the capacity of technology innovation.

Karbonn Titanium Octane specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Dimensions : 145.7×71.2×7.9 mm
  • 13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • 3G HSPA+ (up to 42.2 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 2000 mAh battery

Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus specifications

  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Dimensions : 147.3×72.6×7.6 mm
  • 16MP auto focus camera with LED Flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • 3G HSPA+ (up to 42.2 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 2000 mAh battery

The Karbonn Titanium Octane is priced at Rs.14,490 and Titanium Octane Plus comes a price tag of Rs.17,990. Both these would go on sale in the last week of April 2014 along with the Karbonn Titanium Hexa smartphone.

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