Xolo today announced the launch of its new Android smartphone ‘Xolo 1000’ powered by Intel’s atom processor at a price of Rs 19,999 apiece.

“Xolo 1000 has 2 gigahertz Intel atom processor which can process at least two applications simultaneously like a phone with dual core processor. We have tested this phone against top models of international brands and have found it to be the fastest,” Sunil Raina, Business Head, Xolo said here.

He claimed that during the test Xolo 1000 showed two times high processing speed in linpack test which is done to validate browsing speed.

Xolo 1000 will be available on e-commerce portals from March 20 and at retail stores from March 21.

“Xolo 1000 loaded web pages with more speed compared to others. Nearest competitor loaded web page in 922 millisecond and Xolo loaded same pages in 917 millisecond,” Raina added.

The phone has 4.7 inch screen, 8Gb internal memory, 8 megapixel rear and 1.3 megapixel front camera.

Xolo’s co-founder and Director Vishal Sehgal said that Xolo 1000 battery back supports talk time of up to 9.5 hours both on 2G and 3G networks.

“The battery will last after 38 hours if a person runs only music on it. A user can run high definition video on it for 6 hours,” Sehgal said.

Xolo is first in Asia and second globally, after Motorola in Europe to launch smartphone built on this 2ghz Intel chipset.

(This article was published on March 14, 2013)
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