XOLO Black vs XOLO Era vs XOLO A1000s

General

  • Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
  • Model
    Black Era A1000s
  • Announced
    01 July 2015 01 July 2015 01 August 2014
  • Released
    01 July 2015 01 July 2015 31 August 2014
  • Status
    Available Available Available
  • Price
    INR 13,000 (US$ 245) Approx INR 4,444 (US$ 84) INR 6,599

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    155.5 x 76.6 x 7.3 mm (6.12 x 3.02 x 0.29 in) 143 x 73.2 x 9.4 mm (5.63 x 2.88 x 0.37 in) 141 x 72.5 x 8.8 mm (5.55 x 2.85 x 0.35 in)
  • Weight
    139g, Unofficial 134 g (4.73 oz), Unofficial
  • Colors Availability
    Black Black Black, White

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE 1800 TD-LTE 2300
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM Standard SIM Standard SIM
  • Dual SIM

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.5 inches (~69.3% screen-to-body ratio) 5.0 inches (~65.8% screen-to-body ratio) 5.0 inches (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels 480 x 854 pixels 480 x 854 pixels
  • Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M colors 256K colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~403 ppi pixel density ~196 ppi pixel density ~196 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes Yes, up to 2 fingers Multitouch
  • Features
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3 back panel

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Spreadtrum 7731 Mediatek MT6572M
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core Processor 1.2 GHz Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 405 Mali-400 Mali-400
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    2 GB 1 GB 1 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16 GB 8 GB 4 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 32 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, G-Sensor, Gyro, Magnetometer, Hall Effect Sensor Accelerometer, proximity Accelerometer, proximity

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 5.0 (Lollipop), (HIVE Atlas UI) Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13 MP + 2 MP (Dual camera) 8 MP 5 MP
  • Image
    4128 x 3096 pixels 3264 x 2448 pixels 2592 х 1944 pixels
  • Video
    1080p@30fps 1080p@30 FPS 720p
  • Camera Features
    Autofocus, Touch focus, Red-eye reduction, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, Smile detection, HDR, Face Beauty, Fast Focus, F2.0 / F2.4 Aperture, 5-Element lens,Ubifocus,ChromaFlash,Optizoom,Purecel Sensor, Autofocus, Touch focus, Face Recognition, Scene Modes, HDR, Burst Mode, Face Beauty, Freeze Frame, Slow Motion Geo-tagging, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash LED flash LED flash
  • Secondary
    5 MP, LED flash 2 MP VGA

Media

  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes Yes
  • Handsfree
    3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack 3.5mm
  • Audio Playback
    WAV, AAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+ WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, MIDI, OGG MP3/WAV/AAC player
  • Video Playback
    3GP, FLV, AVI, DivX, MKV, H.264, H.263, MPEG4 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263 MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 v3.0
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS

Data

  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    Google Chrome Browser, Comet Browser Android Browser HTML5

Messaging

  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Yes Yes Push Email
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    Li-Po 3200 mAh battery Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery 2000 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    730 Hrs, Up to 735 Hrs 31 Mins 510 Hrs, Up to 511 Hrs 04 Mins Up to 650 h (2G) / Up to 590 h (3G)
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    30 Hrs, Up to 30.8 Hrs 24 Hrs, Up to 24 Hrs 50 Mins Up to 29 h (2G) / Up to 13 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    94 Hrs, (Up to 94 Hrs 12 Mins) Up to 30 hrs, (31 Hrs 34 Mins)