This smartphone will go up against the recently launched Micromax smartphones like the A90 Pixel and A100 Canvas.
The device sports a 4.3-inch IPS display,screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 5 megapixel rear camera(with LED flash,burst mode and face detection) , 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, dual-SIM capability and a 1,500 mAh battery. The device also supports a microSD card and 3G connectivity.
The device also comes with Wi-Fi (with Wi-Fi hotspot), USB tethering, memory expandable upto 32GB and sensors like Gravity sensor, proximity sensor and the light sensor.
The Karbonn Smart A18 comes with dual SIM capabilities where SIM 1 supports 3G and SIM 2 supports 2G network.
In terms of apps, the Smart A18 comes preloaded with the Karbonn Smart Browser, King Soft Office, NexGTv (Mobile TV), and PayTM (for prepaid recharge). The phone has SAR rating of 1.5watt/KG which is in fact better than the current regulation of 1.6 watt/kg as prescribed by Government of India.
Shashin Devsare, executive director, Karbonn Mobiles said, “The Karbonn Smart A18 is one of the top notch technological innovations at Karbonn Mobiles and reaffirms our business tenet of massifying technology.”
The phone is available for sale in the market at a price of Rs. 12,990.