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Xolo Q800 X-Edition Quick Review, Specs, Pros, Cons, & Price

Spec wise Xolo Q800 X-Edition is really a cool smartphone. It sports 4.5 inch IPS LCD display with qHD 540×960 pixels resolution, 8 MP BSI sensor CMOS camera, 1 MP front camera, 720p video recording and playback, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM, micro SD card slot, 2100 mAh battery, Yamaha Audio Amplifier and of course MediaTek MT6589 quad core SoC.

There is huge confusion related to the SoC used in Xolo Q800 X-Edition.The first batch of the device was launched with MediaTek MT6589 with 1.2 GHz quad core Cortex A7 CPU and PowerVR SGX544MP GPU clocked at ~286 MHz. You can easily play games like Temple Run 2, Subway surfer, Asphalt 7, Asphalt 8 airborne, Dead trigger , Dead Space, Into the Dead, Rail Rush, Cut the Ropes 2, Vice City and thousands of other games.

Xolo Q800 X Edition Xolo Q800 X Edition Quick Review, Specs, Pros, Cons, & Price

Xolo Q800 X-Edition

In camera segment there is a 8 MP rear shooter and a VGA front camera. In connectivity segment you should expect Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi and micro USB 2.0. HSPA+ modem is there with support of 42 Mbps download while in 2G network it supports Class 12 GPRS/EDGE.

Li-Po 2100 mAh battery is one of the best features of this handset. You can expect approx 16 hrs talk time on 2G network and 10 hrs talk time on 3G network. For a 4.5 inch phone 2100 mAH battery is very good.

Xolo Q800 X-Edition also has a bunch of sensors like accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, magnetometer. Since it has magnetic sensor the compass app works in this phone.

Features of Xolo Q800 X-Edition

  • Android 4.2 JellyBean OS
  • Quad core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM
  • 4.5 inch IPS LCD display, qHD resolution
  • 8 MP back camera, 1 MP front camera, BSI sensor, LED flash, AF camera
  • 2100 mAh battery, 10 hrs talk time on 3G network
  • HSPA+ speed, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB port
  • Gyroscope, 3 axis Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity Sensor, 3 axis Magnetic Sensor
Xolo Q800 X Edition 1 Xolo Q800 X Edition Quick Review, Specs, Pros, Cons, & Price

Xolo Q800 X-Edition 1

Specs of Xolo Q800 X-Edition

Operating SystemAndroid 4.2 JellyBean
SoCMediaTek MT6589
CPU1.2 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7
GPUPowerVR SGX544MP, 286 MHz
Memory4 GB ROM, micro SD card slot
Display4.5 inch IPS LCD Display, qHD 540×960 pixels resolution, 245 ppi
Display ProtectionN/A
Rear Camera8 MP, AF, LED flash, face detection, BSI sensor
Front Camera1 MP
Video1080p FHD playback
ConnectivityBluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, micro USB port
DataClass 12 GPRS/EDGE, HSPA+ speed up to 21 Mbps
Battery2100 mAh Li-Po, 10 hrs talk time on 3G
Dimension135.5 x 67 x 9.6 mm
Weight147 gm
SIM card SlotDual (GSM + WCDMA 2100)

Disadvantages/Cons of Xolo Q800 X-Edition

  • Just 4 GB ROM but in less than Rs 10,000 all phones have same amount of ROM

Competitors & Alternatives of Xolo Q800 X-Edition

Micromax A114 Canvas 2.2: Upgraded processor with better GPU. It’s a 5 inch phone with FWVGA resolution but sports inferior display resolution.

Xolo Q700: Similar specs but more powerful battery is supplied with the handset. Otherwise, a 4.5 inch touch screen, 5 MP camera, front camera are there.

Micromax A111 Canvas Doodle: It has a Capacitive stylus just like Samsung Galaxy Note series phablets. But Snapdragon 200 is not ideal for gaming. But has 5.3″ touch screen panel.

Gionee GPad G3: It’s a better alternative if you are looking for bigger display. Comes with 5.5″ touch screen display.

Nokia Lumia 520: Looks extremely good and comes in variety of colors. Windows Phone 8 operating system but the front camera is missing.

Release Date & Price of Xolo Q800 X-Edition

Currently Xolo Q800 X-Edition is up for sale in all Indian retail stores for around Rs 9500-10,500. You can buy it here for Rs 9982.


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