Karbonn Mobiles has silently launched the S19 handset that as of now is available online for Rs. 8,999. This is a 1.3GHz quad core powered smartphone running Android KitKat, supports dual SIM with 3G and comes with a 2000 mAh battery.

The Karbonn S19 sports a 5 inch (12.7cm) OGS IPS screen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It also includes a 13MP rear AF camera and 5MP front camera. The rear camera is with BSI sensor and with flash support.

S19 comes with magnetic, gyro, light, accelerometer and proximity sensors – as per the specs on the HomeShop 18 website. It is dual SIM and runs KitKat out of the box with 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 32GB external card support.

Key features are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi (b/g/n) / Hotspot, Bluetooth and GPS with A-GPS support. The S19 houses a 1.3GHz quad core processor  (Chipset Unknown) – probably MediaTek. There is 2000 mAh Li-ion removable battery. It will compete with Micromax Unite 2, Lava Iris X1, Canvas colour 2 to name a few.

1.3GHz quad core powered Karbonn S19 running Android 4.4.2

The Karbonn S19 is available on HomeShop 18 for Rs. 8,999 in Black and White colour options. It would be worth spending some extra and go in for the Moto G that recently got a price drop.

Tip: Yogesh Sonawane and Aman kumar.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in