Expert Review of Celkon A85 Black & White
Celkon Mobiles are yet another mobile manufacturers working hard to leave a trace in the Indian mobile industry. The company has been launching low budget phones recently in the market in a hope to become an integral part of the mobile market. With its well build phones and tabs, Celkon Mobiles are slowly and gradually moving a step ahead. Celkon A85 is the latest launch of the manufacturers and this low priced phone is one serious competition. It is one of the lowest touchscreen based Android phone in the market. Celkon A85 is one of the finest touchscreen phone under the range of Rupees 5000. The underdogs have been working upon their products and this is definitely a find. Celkon A85 is a dual SIM phone supporting a 3.5 inch touchscreen. This budget phone will definitely give a tough fight to all other low budget phones. Aiming at the lower and middle section of the society, the phone has been built as per the requirements of the buyers. The phone is equipped with all the latest features and is ready to fight the battle. Equipped with the latest Android, this 3.5-inch phone is adequately priced and bundled with features. The phone fits in completely under the Dual SIM tag and will definitely boost the sales of Celkon Mobiles.
User Interface and UI functionality
Celkon A85 supports a 3.5 Inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, which is quite good as per its low costing. The screen has a resolution of 320 X 480 pixels. Celkon A85 runs on the latest Android operating system. It features the latest Android, Gingerbread 2.3.9. The touch of the phone is definitely not as good as other high budget phones in the market, but still with its low price tag, it is value for money. This lightweight tablet weighs just 125 grams and is definitely handy to carry. It has an overall dimension of 110 X 56 X 8 mm. Celkon A85 is powered by a 1 GHz processor that works fine with most of the applications and games. Loaded with almost all the latest technologies, Celkon A85 stands tall in the market. With its low budget and great features, it is a serious threat to all the other phones.
Celkon A85 runs on the latest Android, Gingerbread 2.3.9. With its powerful 1 GHz processor it works swiftly and smoothly. The phone is a multi-tasker and the company is proud of its looks and working. The gallery and music player are simpler than ever to scroll. All other icons look simple and sober. The tablet also features FM radio and speaker that is loud enough. Gingerbread 2.3.9 supports various themes, live wallpapers and polyphonic ringtones that can be used on the phone without working hard. The various music formats supported by Celkon A85 tab are AAC, AMR, MID, MP3, WMA (Windows Media Audio 9). The supported video formats are 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV (Windows Media Video 9), Recording (MP4). The sound playback of the phone is fine and sound recording comes as a handy feature with the phone.
Pictures and Video quality
Celkon A85 features a 3.2-megapixel camera with a camera resolution of 2048 X 1536 pixels. The camera quality of the phone is just fine and you obviously can’t expect excellent photos with a phone of this price range. The 3.2 MP camera lacks LED flash, so it does disappoint you during nighttime. There is no front camera equipped in the phone. The video recording feature is also not up to the mark and the camera does lack geo-tagging and image stabilization. The video playback is just fine with a quick access to video player.
Celkon A85’s browser supports HTML, which provides a better browsing experience. It also supports JAVA facility via JAVA MIDP emulator and does a great job in terms of Internet experience. The phone also features GPRS technology but lacks EDGE. Celkon A85 can be easily connected to the Internet using Wi-Fi. Celkon A85 supports the latest Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. The browsing experience offered by the phone is definitely improved because of its capacitive touchscreen.
Internal and External Memory
This is one area where the manufactures must work upon. Celkon A85 offers just 68 MB of internal memory, which is definitely not enough to store data, songs, movies, images etc. Although it offers an external memory card slot. Micro SD card of up to 32 GB can be used to expand the memory.
Applications and Gaming
Celkon CT9 tab runs on the latest Android, Gingerbread 2.3.9. Android has over 700000 apps and games for its users, and most of them are compatible with Celkon A85. It is powered by a 1 GHz processor that works fine with almost all the apps and most of the games. Android market is bundled with a huge collection of apps and games and most of them are free. The users have a pleasant gaming experience while using the phone. The phone also comes with a few in-built apps such as organizer, memo pad, task manager etc.
Celkon A85 is fitted with a standard lithium-ion battery of 1200 mAh. It offers a talk time of about 5 hours and a stand by time of up to 150 hours. The phone does a good job in this field and the battery lasts long. The excellent battery backup offered by the phone is hard to find in phones of this range.
Celkon A85 features various connectivity options. It can be connected to other devices via Bluetooth or can be connected to computer via USB. It featured micro USB v2.0. It also contains 3.5 mm audio jack and built-in mic. It does not offer HDMI port of NFC communication.
Celkon A85 is one of the finest phones under the price range of 5000. Its major competitor in the market is Micromax QUBE X550, which is priced at almost the same rate. Celkon A85 has a 3.2 MP camera however QUBE X550 features a 2 MP camera. Its screen is also of 3.2 inches as compared to Celkon A85’s 3.85-inch screen.