Flipkart has entered in Indian smartphone industry with the launch of its first mobile phone called Billion Capture+.
The smartphone packs in a 5.5-inch display with 2.5D dragontrail glass on top. It offers 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD resolution at 401ppi pixel density and supports multi-touch as well.
It its core is an 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 mobile platform with Adreno 506 GPU for graphics. It comes in 3GB / 4GB RAM coupled with 32GB / 64GB internal storage options. It also allows further expansion up to 128GB.
The Flipkart Billion Capture+ specs include 3500 mAH battery capacity. It is said to offer about 2 days of mixed usage. The battery also supports fast charging, offering up to 7 hours of battery with 15 minutes of charging.
The cell phone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS and is upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo. It is equipped with 8MP front facing camera with F/2.0 Aperture and 1.12µm pixels for selfies. On the back side is dual camera setup, which consists of 13MP RGB Sensor and 13MP monochrome sensor, dual tone LED Flash, 1.12µm pixel size, F/2.0 Aperture and PDAF support. These rear shooters are capable of delivering bokeh effect photos.
Connectivity wise it supports 4G VoLTE (Hybrid dual SIM slots), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/gn, Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C, GPS and 3.5mm Audio Jack. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back as well.
The Flipkart Billion Capture+ 3GB/32GB model is priced at Rs. 10,999 while the 4GB/64GB variant of Billion Capture Plus costs Rs. 12,999. The handset comes in Desert Gold and Mystic Black colors. Flipkart will offer No Cost EMI’s and discounts on leading debit/credit cards. The handset will be on sale in India from November 15th at Flipkart. If you are worried about service centers, Flipkart says that it has 130 service centers in 125 cities and towns nationwide.
Sachin Bansal, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Flipkart, said
The Billion brand’s products have always been backed by meticulous data-driven research and insight into Indian customers’ needs. The features in the Capture+ too have been derived from deep data-mining of millions of Flipkart customers’ reviews. Few true dual camera phones offer this combination of flagship features. We’re sure this customer-centricity will delight Indian smartphone buyers.
Hrishikesh Thite, Category Head, Billion, added:
Our extensive research of Indian smartphone buyers revealed major pain points of battery, camera, storage etc. We developed the Billion Capture+ keeping these in mind and are delivering it at a compelling price point. It is a truly made for India phone.