The Mobile arm of Videocon floated the Videocon A24. The budget smartphone comes with a price tag that reads Rs.4,699. This Videocon device is pitched against smartphones from the likes of Samsung, Micromax, Karbonn, Lava, Intex, Spice and others in the below 5000 Android smartphone category. It is driven by a 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor along with 256 MB RAM. Memory can be expanded externally up to 32 GB via a microSD card.
The A24 holds a 4-inch WVGA capacitive touch display (800×480 pixels resolution). It comes equipped with a 3.2-Megapixel camera on the rear side with flash at its assistance and a VGA camera on the front. The budget smartphone runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). It is powered by a 1,450 mAh Li-Ion battery that can survive up to 4 hours of talk time on 2G.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth v2.1, microUSB v2.0 and A-GPS. List of important apps features TOI, V-Store, Hungama, Fun Zone, Facebook, WhatsApp. Videocon’s latest offering dual SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone is available in colour options of Black and White.
Videocon has tried to club together all that can be offered at this price. The absence of 3G and just 256 MB RAM may seem discouraging but on the brighter side the phone supports a higher version of the Android when compared with other devices in this category. Buyers must remember that not every budget smartphone is perfect.Videocon A24 Specifications- – Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) – 4-inch WVGA Capacitive touch display with 800×480 pixels resolution – 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor – 256 MB RAM – Memory expandable up to 32 GB via a microSD card – Android v4.2.2 OS (Jelly Bean) – Primary Camera: 3.2-Megapixel with flash, Secondary Camera: 0.3-Megapixel (VGA) – 1,450 mAh Li-Ion battery with up to 4 hours og talk time on 2G – Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth v2.1, microUSB v2.0 and A-GPS – TOI, V-Store, Hungama, Fun Zone