31772a6dd13fa30012a6de614c7ac0fc9734955e5797a33812 Money And Knowledge: Videocon launches phone with dual-core processor

Videocon launches phone with dual-core processor

 Videocon has launched two budget Android smartphones in India, named A20 and A30. With these two devices, the Indian manufacturer takes on phones by rivals like Micromax and Samsung. Interestingly, Videocon's flagship device shares the name with Karbonn's smartphone with a 5.9-inch screen, which was officially launched today.

The all-new Videocon A30 features a 4-inch screen and is powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The device runs on a dual-core 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM and comes with 4GB internal memory and support for 32GB microSD card. This smartphone is compatible with 3G, 2G and Wi-Fi networks and can transfer files via Bluetooth 3.0.

A30 sports a 5MP camera with LED flash on the rear, while the front panel has a VGA snapper. The dual-sim smartphone has a 1,500mAh battery and boasts of FM radio with recording. The manufacturer is retailing the device at Rs 7,299 in the Indian smartphone market.

Videocon A20 is the smaller sibling of A30 and runs on the out-of-date Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system. It features a 3.5-inch touchscreen and is powered by a 1GHz processor with 256MB RAM. Onboard memory in the device is restricted to 512MB, though storage can be expanded up to 16GB via microSD card.

Connectivity suite of Videocon A20 consists of 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. This dual-sim device has a 3MP rear snapper and VGA front camera and features FM radio with recording. Running on a 1,350mAh battery, this smartphone will be available in India at Rs 4,999.