Celkon A101 a 4 inch dual core smartphone for Rs. 6999

The Celkon A101 is priced at Rs. 6,999 and comes with 4 inch screen with dual core processing power. The price tag is close to that of the Celkon A62, but as compared with A62 that supports only the 2G network, the A101 handset does support 3G.

The A101 sports a 4.0 inch screen with 800×480 pixels resolution. There are dual cameras, a 5 MP AF rear with LED flash and VGA front FF camera. The handset runs on the ICS OS with 512MB RAM. The internal storage space is similar to as found on the A62 handset i.e. 512MB internal storage. Micro SD card is supported.

The Celkon A101 supports 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, micro USB, GPS and 3.5mm jack. The handset will house the MediaTek dual core chipset and for the price it looks like a good option at least better than the A62 with minimal price difference, though you might want to confirm the sensors on A101.

This handset gets power from a 1400 mAh battery. It will be available for Rs. 6,999.

Celkon A101 dual core smartphone with ICS OS

Celkon A101 key features and specifications

  • Dual SIM with Dual Standby.
  • Dual core 1GHz MTK6577 with PowerVR SGX 531 GPU.
  • 4 inch capacitive touch screen with 800×480 pixels resolution (233.24ppi).
  • Android ICS version 4.0.
  • 512MB RAM, 512MB internal storage and micro SD slot (32 GB).
  • 5MP AF rear camera with LED + front 0.3MP FF camera.
  • 3G, 2G (class 12), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 3.5mm jack, micro USB and FM radio.
  • Sensors: G-sensor (not sure if it has light / proximity sensors).
  • 1400 mAh battery.

{ 18 Responses }

  1. DEEPAK says

    plz suggest gogi ji which one is best between micormax a89 and celkon a101 if we ignore camera part

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    • Amit says

      just extend ur budget by adding Rs.999 and get a Lava Iris 501 at Rs.7999/-.. its the best as of now :)

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  2. Satt says

    Gogi ji, is there any news about a 4 core handset price at 7000? I read it on mobileindian. This is the news I read “For instance, Chinese vendors like UMI, Zopo , Gionee are offering quad core phones for as low as Rs 7,000 while comparable handsets from Indian vendors arepriced at Rs 9,999 onwards, the best example of the same is the Karbonn Titananium S1 .”

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  3. Rehan says

    Hii Gogi sir,yestrday i came across that micromax has launched a new mobile i.e Micromax A62…it was available with one of the local retailer in my area for Rs.4500….

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  4. khan says

    the battery seems to be very poor same as micromax a89, spend some bucks more to get a better one…

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  5. Burhanuddin Askiwala says

    Hello Sir ….
    I hv sum cnfsn…..pls solve it….
    sir what is h/w decoder and s/w decoder as while playing. 720p video when I chose s/w decoder it can play in even single core phone it is karban A2…… then what is meaning of dual core phone……?

    sir pls ans this…….

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  6. vinu says

    Gogi, i want to get something straight, its about the performance difference between dual core cortex a9 and quad core cortex a7. Some reports say the cortex a9 cores are more powerful than cortex a7 cores, the quad core cortex a7 not being a true quad core and its just a co-processor, where as when i see benchmarks of quad core cortex a7 powered phones ( gionee dream d1 or mmx a116) , the scores in antutu, quadrant and linpack are twice than dual core cortex a9 ( such as mmx a90s or a110), scores even being close to quad core cortex a9 phones, so which is actually better – dual core cortex a9 or quad core cortex a7?

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  7. dinesh says

    HELLO GOGI SIR
    Please solve my problem about xolo A700 hd recording
    I shoot 720 vedio of one minute duration and it take about 85 MB. I see properties through MX player,its 3gp and frame rate 59.45 .
    I have a hd vedio of 5 min duration and it takes 94 mb with 30fps.
    So please clear why xolo consume much meemory.
    how can I reduce fps for hd recording using A700 camera.or there is any camera app which is better.

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  8. VISHAL VODRO says

    Gogi, do you have some problem in email subscription? Earlier it used to come by mail all articles together. But now a days it comes separately… What’s the issue???

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