Smartron with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 652, Android 7.1 launched starting at Rs. 12999

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Smartron just launched, the company’s latest smartphone at an event. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p display with Corning Gorilla 3 protection, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). The company promises upgrade to upcoming Android O as well as fastest software updates and security patches. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) and a 5MP front-facing camera.

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It has a removable back cover, but it comes with a 3000mAh built-in battery with support for fast charging using Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 when charged using the bundled 18W adapter(5V/2A and 9V/2A). It has dual micro SIM slots, but it doesn’t have an expansion slot. It is offering unlimited tCloud storage. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back that can unlock the phone in just 0.09 seconds.

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Smartron specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor (Quad 1.8GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.44GHz A53 CPUs) with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB / 64GB (EMMC5.1) internal memory
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), Upgradable to Android O
  • Dual SIM (micro+micro)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • tcloud (unlimited cloud storage)
  • Dimensions: 153x77x8.9mm; Weight: 155g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

The Smartron comes in Titanium Gray color and is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB version and the 64GB version costs Rs. 13,999.  It will be available exclusively on Flipkart. You get extra Rs. 1500 discount on exchange and a free Sachin Tendulkar Signature back cover for a limited period.

Smartron-SRT-Phone launch

Commenting on the launch Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman, Smartron India said:

Smartron was founded with a vision to build India’s first true global technology OEM brand that is designed and engineered in India for India and the world and that can disrupt the current trend of Indian market flooded by cheap Chinese brands. All our products are conceptualized to take technological innovation a notch above to compete with other brands globally and the srtphone is no different. It is a phone made for the future with Mastery at the Core. Sachin is the inspiration behind the srtphone. The srtphone is a gift from Sachin to his fans, hence, we made sure we have the best possible features to resemble his characteristics.

Sachin Tendulkar said:

Over the years, fans have bestowed much love and affection upon me and I am always touched by their gestures. I had requested the Smartron team to come up with a smartphone for everyone without compromising the “Core” performance and the Smartron premium experience. They designed a stunning smartphone which caters to all the requirements of the people today. This is another opportunity for me to engage with all who have given me much over the years including the second innings of my life.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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