15 October 2013: The Indian smartphone manufacturing firm Karbonn has released 4 new smartphones namely, Karbonn A16, Karbonn A90, Karbonn A99 and Karbonn A35. The last of the four by the name of Karbonn A35 is the most expensive of the lot and encompasses the most prolific features. It boasts of a 5-inch display and 1.2GHz dual core processor. The Android platform for the smartphone is rather dated with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Karbonn A35 is priced at Rs. 7,490 and available on various online stores. The highlights are as follows:
* 5 inches qHD IPS capacitive touchscreen
* 1GHz dual core processor
* 512MB RAM
* Dual SIM
* 5 megapixels primary camera + 2 megapixels secondary camera
* 1800mAh standard lithium-ion battery
* Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
Some handsets such as Karbonn A35 have become popular because buyers are not willing to pay large sums of money to brand name handsets. The handset is a touchscreen device with grand size display. The demand for large screen device is significant and companies such as Karbonn want to cash the opportunity. The deal benefits the buyers as such handsets cost much less than brand name devices. The handset has a 5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which causes less irritation to the eyes in comparison to traditional handsets. The display has the resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. To control the entire handset Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system has been utilized which is one of the most sophisticated operating system. The operating system opens up new possibilities for applications and games available on Android Play Store.
Several sensors such as Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor have been provided so that interaction of the handset with user is fast and easy. These sensors automatically perform small tasks such as rotating screen, turning the phone on standby during calls and adjusting screen light as per the environment. To click pictures a 5MP camera has been attached to the handset that can has 2592 x 1944 Pixels resolution in a single click. To make video calls and clicking self shots a 2MP front camera has been added to the handset. The main camera supports Digital Zoom hence finer details could be captured with the device.
To surf the internet UC, Opera Mini, Android, HTML, WAP browser has been provided which makes internet browsing a great experience. To deliver constant power to the handset 1,800mAh battery has been added to the device. Some application such as games require temporary memory space to process data which is fulfilled by 512 MB RAM. To speed up the functioning of the operating system 4GB ROM has been supplied with the handset. Hence the operating system would load faster and perform better. The handset must have permanent storage area which is covered by the microSD card where any SD card till 32GB could be inserted. To connect to the internet GPRS or wi-fi internet connection could be utilized.