XOLO BLACK 1X

price Rs. 8,999 onwards | launch Nov, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#255
of 490 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 5 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Super sleek, and light-weight design
  • Good ergonomics as it is easy to hold and carry for one handed operation
  • Good display with nice color reproduction and viewing angles
  • Xolo Hive UI over Android
  • Very good overall performance, including while multitasking and gaming (backed by 3GB of RAM)
  • 32GB built-in storage is excellent at this price point

What We Didn't

  • Back panel is a fingerprint magnet
  • Lacklustre loudspeaker
  • Low volume earpiece hampers the call quality
  • Average primary camera, and mediocre secondary (selfie) camera
  • Average battery life

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS Full Lamination
  • 80% NTSC color gamut
  • 5 Fingers Touch Supported
  • Scratch Resistant (Asahi Dragontrail Glass)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Effect Sensor
  • Magnetometer Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6753
GPUMali-T720
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2400 mAh
Battery Standby394 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)354 hrs
Battery Talktime27.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Standby Time (4G): 242 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on 4G network): 5 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on 3G network): 5.5 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on WiFi network): 5.5 hrs
  • Music Playback Time (via internal Speakers): 32 hrs
  • Music Playback Time (using wired Headset): 60 hrs
  • Video Playback Time (via internal Speakers): 6.5 hrs
  • Video Playback Time (using wired Headset): 7 hrs
Dimensions
Weight125 gm
Thickness7.6 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Phase Detection Auto-Focus
  • Image Stabilization
  • Auto Scene detection & tuning
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Face recognition (For focussing as well as in Gallery)
  • Red eye
  • Geo tagging removal
  • Panorama capture
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • USB On-The-Go
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.25/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys