“He’s making good money, and you should try too.”, The same strategy is being followed by most companies, who are trying their luck in Android sector already. To take on the likes of Samsung and other giants, another Hyderabad based company ‘Celkon’ has decided to launch their new Jelly Bean Based smartphone for most populous range of Rs. 10,000. Celkon is not well known brand, but they had launched Android Tablets for affordable price, and now they have started offering mid-range Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Smartphones. The latest offerings from Celkon are A27, A220 and A225 Smartphones, first two running Android 4.0 ICS and the third one has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean respectively.
Nothing remarkable we found in the phones, when we briefly reviewed their specifications. There are many smartphones already available in the similar price with similar specs. Though, I would be elaborating everything for you if in case that suits your interest. The Celkon A27 boasts of a 4.6-inch (11.6 cm) capacitive display and comes with Android 4.0 ICS Operating System, and consistent display is fitted in Celkon a220. But Celkon A225 having Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which intends to make gratifying experience of a 4.7-inch (11.9cm) IPS display.
Let me clarify the features of each model, as you might be confusing. The all the three models running a dual-core 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM, whose model name was not revealed. Whereas, Celkon A27 has an 8 MP rear main camera and VGA front-facing shooter camera for video calls, and A220 boasts a 1.3MP camera on the front and 5MP rear camera. Let me tell you that Celkon A225 stands itself as a better model among all three as it comes with 2MP front camera and similar 8MP rear camera. These phones shares most of features including Wi-Fi, Dual-SIM and 3G Support. Whereas everything found in most of the phones including 3D-Sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, Bluetooth are provided with the phones, though Bluetooth version is still unknown.
Celkon A27, A220 and A225 Smartphones has an in-built storage memory of 4GB, which is further expandable up to 32GB using MicroSD card. The battery provided are 1,800 mAh, 2,000 mAh and 2,100 mAh.
Celkon A27: Rs. 8,999
Celkon A220: Rs. 8,499
Celkon A225: Rs. 9,299
Celkon has not done anything, and decided to bring all these phones with stock version of Android, without any UI changes. The OS system is effortless 3-button (Soft Touch), and the A27 has got volume rocker button on top right side in articulated shape. It has a glossy finish and elegant curved edges, which is good as it can keep it safe from scratches. Though, 1GB RAM could make the phones better, but lets see how they perform if we get the chance to review in TechClap Labs.
All the smartphones are available at Celkon website, and there is nothing specified about retail stores availability, but you need to check with your local retailers.Celkon Launches A27, A220 and A225 Affordable Android Smartphones,