After huge success of Galaxy Note II phablet of Samsung, many handsets companies are coming out with big screen smartphones to shorten the gap between smartphone and tablet. Karbonn Mobiles is the first Indian company, which has launched its 5.9-inch Karbonn A30 phablet – Ta Fone in India for Rs. 12,990.
This device sports a huge 5.9-inch capacitive touch display with 480×800 pixels and runs on Android 4.0. It features an 8-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash. This phone comes with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. It comes with 4GB of internal storage with external expansion options of up to 32GB. Connectivity options on the Karbonn A30 – Ta Fone include, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and USB. The device also has Wi-Fi hotspot and USB tethering support.
The device supports dual-SIM functionality (3G+2G) and is fuelled with a 2,500 mAh battery claiming up to 10 hours of talk time. Apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, PayTM, Saavn and Karbonn Smart come pre-loaded on the Karbonn A30 Ta-Fone.
Commenting on the new smartphone, Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles says, “By devising the Karbonn A30 – Ta Fone, our endeavour is to form the world’s first 5.9-inch screen smartphone which blurs the differentiation between a Tablet and a Smartphone and creates a hybrid category of devices which is sure to see a lot of buzz in times to come”.
Karbonn A30 – Ta Fone Features
- 5.9-inch (480×800 pixels) capacitive touch display
- 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash
- 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera
- 1GHz dual-core processor
- 4GB internal storage expandable upto 32GB
- Dual-SIM (3G+2G)
- Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and USB
- 2,500mAh battery
- Android 4.0