After launching the Xolo Era X in February, the company has expanded its Era series and launched the successor Era 1X in India. The Xolo Era 1X is priced at Rs. 4,999 and will be exclusively available on Flipkart.
Xolo has started to take registrations for the device, and will make it available from September 15. The Xolo Era 1X comes with VoLTE support, which means it will work with the Reliance Jio network. It also packs a dual-LED front flash, a rare sight at this price.
As for the specifications, the Xolo Era 1X features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display with 16M colours, 2 point multitouch support, and 294ppi pixel density. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Spreadtrum SC9832A quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone offers 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded via microSD (up to 32GB).
Optics include an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, 5P Largan lens, and 1080p video recording. It comes with features like Live Photos, Beauty Mode, Burst Mode, Time-Lapse, and Slow-Motion. Additionally, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with dual-LED flash at the front. The Xolo Era 1X packs a 2500mAh battery (removable) which claims to last up to 185 hours of standby time, up to 22 hours of 2G talk time, and up to 13 hours 28 minutes of 3G talk time. It supports dual-SIM (4G + 4G, only one SIM can support 4G at one time) card slots, and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
Other features of the Xolo Era 1X include Audio Note, Smart Screenshot, Smart Awake, Assistant Cast screen, LED flash for call, and flip to mute alarms and calls. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS, Micro USB, 3.5mm audio jack, and Bluetooth. The dimensions measure at 145.5x72x8.6mm, and the Xolo Era 1X will be available in Black/Gunmetal and Gold/Brown colour variants.