Alongside Xolo Omega 5.0, the company has also launched the 5.5-inch Xolo Omega 5.5 with new HIVE UI. With a 5.5″ HD IPS display, it is powered by a 1.4GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592M CPU paired Mali 450 GPU on board.
Running on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, the 5.5-inches Xolo Omega 5.5 is ready to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update as well in the upcoming future. With 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, the HIVE UI-based smartphone integrated with Sony EXMOR RS sensor, 1080p video recording and housese a 2MP front-facing snapper and coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage with microSD card slot.
Commenting on the launch, Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, Lava International- also owns brand XOLO, said:
As mobile technology evolves, our focus on bringing The Next Level to our customers gathers pace. Tomorrow’s smartphone user cannot be well-served without a perfect cocktail of hardware and software. And that’s exactly what Omega stands for.
HIVE has been our most strategic investment over the last year, and the initial response from the user community has been very encouraging. With HIVE Inside, Omega now takes XOLO’s differentiated Android experience platform to more users. Omega combines a very unique design language and high-end hardware with the differentiated HIVE experience at a sub-10k price, hence making it the most compelling smartphone proposition in the industry today.
Specifications of Xolo Omega 5.5 Goes With:
- 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor with Mali 450 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
- Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HIVE UI
- Dual SIM
- Yamaha amplifier + DTS support
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, EXMOR RS Sensor, 5P lens, 1080p video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2600mAh battery
Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager – Corporate Sales International, MediaTek Inc, said,
We are delighted to continue our collaboration with XOLO, our long term partner, to help make premium technology more mainstream. As the world’s first heterogeneous computing SOC, the MT6592 offers scalable eight-core processing for superior multi-tasking, industry-leading multimedia and excellent performance-per-watt. Powered by this processor, XOLO’s latest smartphones, Omega 5.0 and 5.5 will certainly provide best user experience to the consumer. These devices are another important step towards realizing MediaTek’s vision of putting technology in hands of everyone, to enable everyone to become an Everyday Genius.
The Xolo Omega 5.5 is priced at Rs. 9,999 and will be available to buy in India starting December 20th. With 1GB of free data for Vodafone customers, it also comes with Unlimited Music control on Vodafone music for 2 months. Offer will be only goes for 3 months from the launch date.