Karbonn A1

price N/A launch Aug, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 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

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • 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

2 expert review(s)


OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.2
Display
TouchscreenYes (Resistive)
Screen Size2.8 inches
Screen Resolution240x320 pixels (~ 143 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor600 MHz
Memory
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Free (Included) Memory Card4 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1100 mAh
Battery Standby250 hrs
Battery Talktime4.16 hrs
Dimensions
Weight105 gm
Thickness14 mm
Camera
Camera3.2 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
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brand rating
3.50/5
(Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Ok
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Ok
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys