Karbonn Mobiles will soon roll out smartphones with dual boot options – Android and Windows. Most of you might be aware that Karbonn, Lava and XOLO have signed an agreement with Microsoft and will soon launch windows powered handsets.
It seems Karbonn will be the first to launch the Windows based smartphones in fact they have gone a step further and coming up with dual OS supported smartphones giving users an option to run Android as well as Windows.
As per a report published in TOI, Karbonn will launch the dual OS smartphones in June 2014. The company has still not decided on the price part. Karbonn recently launched the Legend A6+, Legend S5i, Legend A36, Legend 2.8, Legend K77 and Legend 2.4 smartphones belonging to the Kochadaiiyaan series.
Smartphones in the Kochadaiiyaan signature series comes with Rajinkanth’s signature on the back cover promoting his upcoming movie ‘Kochadaiiyaan’. These are limited edition phones that should be available within few days.
Legend S5i is powered by 1GHz dual core processor running Android 4.2 with 512MB RAM. Screen s 5 inches supporting FWVGA resolution. There is 8MP primary camera and VGA secondary camera. Battery is 2000 mAh. This dual SIM handset is priced at Rs. 8,199.
Legend A36 is also a dual core powered handset with dual SIM support. It runs on Android ICS 4.0 with 512MB RAM and 4GB storage. Screen is 5 inches with qHD resolution. In addition there is 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. A36 comes with 1800 mAh battery and is priced at Rs. 6,199.
Legend A6+ is dual SIM with 1GHz processor probably single core. It runs on Android 4.0 with 512MB RAM and 104MB free storage for app. There is 5MP rear camera and VGA front camera. Screen is 4 inches supporting WVGA resolution. Legend A6+ comes with 1450 mAh battery and for a price tag of Rs. 4,990.
Legend 2.4, legend 2.8 and Legend 77 are basic entry level phones running on non-android OS. These are priced at Rs. 1890, Rs. 1990 and Rs. 2599 respectively. The handsets are listed on Flipkart.
Tip: Arun R. S.