After launching a 2-in-1 convertible, the Hyderabad-based company has now started selling its mid-range smartphone, the t-phone. Here is what we thought about this made for India device.
Smartron has announced the launch of its first smartphone in the mids 2016, named t-phone in India. The Smartron t-phone is priced at Rs 22,999. Smartron t-phone is an Android smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The t-phone features a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display with a pixel density of 401ppi.
Smartron t-phone’s display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and comes with fingerprint-coating. Smarton t-phone runs Android Marshmallow operating system and comes with tronX suite of apps and services.

On the camera front, Smartron t-phone has a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus while the front camera is a 4MP one with f/2.0 aperture. Smartron t-phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and has USB Type-C port for charging.
Smartron t-phone is 6.98mm thick and weighs 149 grams. Smartron’s first smartphone features accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. It also comes with digital compass.
Smartron t-phone is a Dual-SIM device and supports voice over LTE(VOLTE). The smartphone will be available in orange, grey, pink and blue colour variants.\

MAJOR SPECS

COLOUR
Sunrise Orange, Classic Grey, Metallic Pink, Steel Blue

DISPLAY
5.5 inch1080p Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 401 PPI
AMOLED Multi-touch Gorilla Glass 3 Fingerprint-resistant
oleophobic coating With Apical assertive display technology
for excellent outdoor legibility

SIM
Dual SIM – Micro + Nano SIM (slot shared with Micro SD card)

STORAGE
64GB EMMC 5.0

RAM
4GB LPDDR4 @ 1600Mhz

PROCESSOR
64-bit Qualcomm© Snapdragon™ 810 processor V2.1 with Octa-core CPUs

GPU
Adreno™ 430

OS
Android Marshmallow, v6.0.1

MAIN CAMERA
13MP with 1.12µm pixel size 6 elements lens for crisp images
PDAF autofocus HDR for Photos Dual-LED Flash F2.0
Zero Shutter Lag(ZSL) 4K, 1080p and 720p video recording

FRONT CAMERA
4MP with Large 2µm pixel size
Automatic black level calibration (ABLC) F2.0
Ulta-low light pictures for better Selfie
Back-illuminated sensor HDR for Photos

AUDIO
Built-in speaker with sound chamber
DTS Premium sound, DTS PlayFI

MICROPHONE
4 Mics for ECNS(Echo cancellation and noise suppression)
WVE(Always wide band for Voice) AMR-WB
Echo cancellation in hardware for VoIP application like Hangout

SENSORS
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer/Pressure sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Hall Sensor
ST sensor Hub for context awareness
Digital Compass

LOCATION
GPS with AGPS, GLONASS

CONNECTIVITY
802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual band WiFi
Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE
GSM
WCDMA
FDD-LTE: B3, B5
TDD-LTE: B40
VOLTE ready

PORTS
3.5mm combo headset jack with ANC support
Micro SD card upto 128GB (port shared with Nano SIM)
USB type C

POWER
3000mAh High density lithium-ion polymer battery
Quick Charge 2.0
USB Type-C reversible connector for charging
18W adapter(5V/2A and 9V/2A)

SIZE
158.2×78.2×6.98mm

WEIGHT
149gm

MULTIMEDIA
Audio: MP3, M4A ,MKV, OGG, 3GP, AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, WMA
Video: MP4, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MKV, WEBM, DIVX, ASF, WMV
Video codec: H263, H264, H265, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC1, DIVX-3GP, DivX, VP8

ADDITIONAL FEATURES
FM Radio Multi-coloured LED notification
Power and volume buttons

VERDICT

One would be quiet satisfied with the actual performance and overall functioning of the device. The camera runs smooth. Alongside de-merits of everything exists. Coming to the price, the price of smartphone would resist people to some extent from buying it. Although the phone promises cool features but still it would be a tough competition in the market.
Battery stats is good but comparing to other android devices available at even low price it would be a tough go. Also the brand name has not got enough fame.  It is somehow hidden in the market. So it would make people think a bit.

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