While a lot of launches are happening in Las Vegas, US at the ongoing CES, some of the smartphone companies are taking the early bird advantage and launching their devices for the Indian consumer electronics market as well.
One such company is Chinese electronic major iVOOMi. The company has announced its second flagship series in India. The new series includes i1 and i1s priced at Rs 7,499 and Rs 8,999 respectively. The handsets will be available in Jade Black and Platinum Gold colour options via flash sale exclusively on e-commerce portal Flipkart today at 12PM. As part of launch offers, the company has priced the i1s at Rs 6,999 and the i1 at Rs 5,999, giving a discount of flat Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,500 respectively for the first flash sale, said the company. Besides this, customers can get additional cashback of Rs 1,500 from Idea Cellular on the purchase of iVOOMi i1 & i1s smartphones.
Both iVOOMi i1 and i1S come with an HD Infinity Edge Display meaning 18:9 screen ratio of 5.45-inch of 720x1280p resolution. Both are backed by a 3,000mAh battery and come equipped with a fingerprint sensor. Powered by by quad-core MTK 6737 MediaTek processor and run on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. In terms of camera, the duo sport a dual rear camera setup of 13MP primary camera and 2MP secondary camera with flash and auto focus feature. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera.
In terms of differences, while the iVOOMi i1 has 16GB in-built storage and 2GB RAM on-board, the i1s offers 32GB internal storage coupled with 3GB RAM.
Today, Samsung is also going to launch its first A series smartphone in India, the Galaxy A8 Plus (2018), which is going to be exclusively available on Amazon, The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) was launched outside India alongside the Galaxy A8 (2018), last month. This is Samsung’s second smartphone to come to India as the first was Galaxy On Nxt, which was launched on Flipkart as a part of 2018 Mobile Bonanza offer.