Karbonn A99 Black Description
It is not easy to dominate the smartphone world with so many firms tightening their grip even further with every device they produce. The evolution and the rate of advancement of technology are so fast that life time of any smartphone is just too short for a user to relish. So even if a flagship device is a success for a while for any brand, that success is short lived as after a few months the company would have come up with something new and even more innovative. The same theory applies for any segment of the gadget. Karbonn has toiled hard in the last few years to come up the ranks and they along with Micromax have produced some competitive gadgets and as a result covered a lot of sales. Karbonn A99 has 4 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels and 16 million colors. The gadget carries a 1.3GHz dual core processor and has a 512MB RAM that jells up well to make up a sensible paced gadget apt in handling medium level multitasking. The bar handset has a length of 133mm, a breadth of 66mm and a thickness of 9.7mm. The gadget supports two GSM SIM's in the device and also features the dual standby mode. The smartphone runs on the Android Jelly Bean 4.2 operating system which just one sub version away from the latest and able enough for allowing access to the latest games and applications that may include Virtual tennis, Fruit ninja, whatsapp and viber. The smartphone carries a 5 megapixel primary camera at the back which yields images at a resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels. Digital zoom does not produce the clearest result when closed in on objects to its maximum but the LED flash does well do give a brighter background. Secondary camera of 0.3 megapixels is at the front of the gadget and can be used to snap images as well but its main purpose is for making video calls via Internet. Opera Mini, WAP browser, GPRS and EDGE are the tools to enjoy Internet with SNS integration making it easier to enjoy social networking web sites like Facebook and Twitter. Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi hot spot further add to zest of the Internet features with the device acting as an individual server for other compatible devices via Wi-Fi tethering. Memory division of the gadget includes a 4GB internal memory and a 32GB microSD card slot as backup. The 1400mAh standard lithium-ion battery produces a low 168 hour standby time and a decent talk time of up to 5 hours. A lot of features are pre-installed in the device including Karbonn Live, whatsapp while some games are preinstalled including mortal combat and assassins creed.