Karbonn A1 

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launchAug, 2011

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Design

  • Comfortable hand grip (curvy design, matte finish)
  • Directional keypad is a bit unnecessary for a touchscreen device

Software

  • Simple, basic Android interface

Performance

  • 600 MHz processor struggles a bit with multi-tasking

Camera

  • Average camera for both images and videos

Audio

  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good in-call audio quality
  • Mediocre audio quality on earphones

Battery

  • Poor battery life

More

  • Decent touchscreen responsiveness
  • 4 GB free memory card

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Karbonn A1 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.2No updates expected
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
Primary Camera3.2MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
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