Karbonn A1

Launch: Aug, 2011

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Review Summary based on 2 expert review(s)

  • Comfortable hand grip (curvy design, matte finish)
  • Decent touchscreen responsiveness
  • Simple, basic Android interface
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good in-call audio quality
  • 4 GB free memory card

  • 600 MHz processor struggles a bit with multi-tasking
  • Mediocre audio quality on earphones
  • Average camera for both images and videos
  • Directional keypad is a bit unnecessary for a touchscreen device
  • Poor battery life

Click through to read the 2 expert reviews:

1. The Mobile Indian 2. Tech2


  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.2


  • Touchscreen (Resistive)
  • Screen Size: 2.8 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 240x320 pixels (~ 143 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer


  • Processor: 600 MHz


  • Expandable Memory Slot
  • Free (Included) Memory Card: 4 GB


  • Battery Capacity: 1100 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 250 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 4.16 hrs


  • Weight: 105 gm light
  • Thickness: 14 mm thick


  • Camera: 3.2 MP


  • Music Player
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack


  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS


  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control


  • Mobile TV
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Brand Value-for-Money Rating

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6-month average
Very Good
12-month average
Very Good

Brand Perception

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Service Quality Rating

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