Smartron is an Indian company which was founded by Mahesh Lingareddy, Narsi Posham and Rohit Rathi. It has been backed with the powerful support of an investor, Sachin Tendulkar. After having a successful launch of t.book, now company is all set to release its second consumer product which is t.phone.
Smartron t.phone Review
The new t.phone has been recently launched in an event in Hyderabad on 19th of May in the presence of Mr. Sachin Tendulkar. The phone will be available for the users at a price of Rs. 22,999; however before you finalize the decision of making a purchase it is important that you get to know more about the specifications and features which has been discussed below.
Design & Build
Since quite a while we have been seeing single color phone in the market, in such a Scenario t.phone with its dual color design has brought in a refreshing change. This amazing new product is available in different color tones of classic grey, steel blue, metallic pink and also sunrise orange. The phone has got a metallic finish, because of which users can place a firm grip on their phone.
Towards the left hand side, there is a dual SIM card lot and volume rocker while on the right there is power and standby buttons. The audio jack port of 3.5 mm is available on the top, with USB type C port on the bottom edge of the device. It has fine curvatures with sharp edges. The phone measures approx. 6.98 mm in thickness and is quite light in weight i.e. approx. 149gms.
Smartron t.phone has a full HD display screen of 5.5 inches, it is protected with a Gorilla Glass 3 protection which is just sufficient to prevent your device from any kind of smudges accumulating around it. The Super AMOLED panel is another fabulous addition which pops out the color well and makes black look deep. Along with it, t.phone has also added Apical assertive display to make sure that legibility is not affected while using the phone in outdoors.
T.phone comes along with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS which is latest in the market and can be used for varied purposes. All the devices from the company are based on tron.x platform which will provide users a seamless experience no matter what OS is being uploaded within it. This application enables user to have access to tstore i.e. Smartron online store, tcloud which will give users access to cloud storage and also tcare that shall connect them to customer care service.
The device is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset which supports the Octa Core CPU. Further, the device is coupled with 4GB RAM, which is quite favorable and impressive for the users to use.
The device has a rear camera of 13 MP and a front facing camera of 4MP. The rear camera comes along with 1.12 micrometer pixel size, which has auto focus feature and just appropriate to have HDR photos and many more things. One can even capture 4k resolution videos with the camera. The front camera on the device has a 4MP sensor which is 2 micrometer pixel size and f/2.0 aperture.
Storage & Connectivity
Smartron t.phone has storage capacity of 16GB which can be further expanded to 128 GB with the use of microSD card. Along with it, device also offers unlimited storage on cloud which can be used by Smartron user from anywhere and everywhere.
While talking about connectivity the device has got a hybrid dual SIM card slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth and also has sensor which includes accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer etc.
While talking about the performance of handset, it has a 4GB RAM which enables the user to keep using the device running multiple applications on it. Users can easily enjoy high-end applications and games on the device, without having to deal with any delay or other problems with the phone.
The phone is backed with 3000mAh battery which keeps the phone going on for the whole day. However it should be noted that the battery is non removable, but supports USB type c charging. Thus users need not have to wait for a long period of time to get their phone charged to 100%.
What makes people love Smartron t.phone?
- The dual and vibrant colors available in handset.
- Super AMOLED display making it all clear and bright for the users.
- 4GB RAM which is highly supportive for high-end applications and gaming.
What people don’t like about Smartron t.phone?
- Snapdragon 810 chipset which belongs to old generations
- Little high on price if we consider Indian smartphone market
The Bottom Line
Smartron t.phone has entered the market within the product range of Rs. 25,000. Although there is a tough competition, it would be interesting to see how the new t.phone performs. The phone shall undoubtedly do well when compared on the unique services it is going to offer i.e. tron.x platform and t cloud storage. However, it is yet too early to say anything about the phone and how it shall be accepted by the customers in the Indian market.