Karbonn Titanium X: 1080p IPS Screen, Quad-Core for $299

Indian manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Titanium X. It offers a 5-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, 1 GB of RAM, and an unspecified 1.5 GHz quad-core processor that could potentially be a Qualcomm Krait CPU, but is more likely a MediaTek chip given the low price point.

The Titanium X also includes a 3G, Bluetooth, NFC and WiFi connectivity, a 5MP front camera and 13MP AF rear camera with a dual-LED flash, 16 GB of onboard storage with native USB-OTG support, and an expansion slot with support for microSD cards of up to 32 GB. Considering the large screen size and quad-core processor, the phone's 2300 mAh is a cause for concern and is, in fact, only rated for 6 hours of talk time and 240 hours standby.

The Karbonn Mobiles Titanium X will retail in India for Rs. 18,490 including tax ($299) with what appears to be a stock version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is likely to be aimed directly at Samsung and Micromax, the two leaders of the Indian mobile market.

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  • wussupi83
    I feel like that's an awfully powerful phone to have 'just' 1GB of RAM. Anyone have an opinion on this?
  • lockhrt999
    Karbonn, Micromax don't manufacture phones. They just re brand good Chinese mobiles. It has mediatek turbo quad core chipset running at 1.5 Ghz and carries common powerVR 544 gpu. FullHD screen is an overkill for this gpu and it scores only 30 fps in neenamark. It won't get any future Android release.
    Don't buy this. Don't compare this with Nexus 5 which might be just 50$ more in US but it's 50% more in Indian market.
  • shriganesh
    These days Indian manufactures are increasing the smartphone production! Yes 1GB RAM isn't suitable for this phone.

    @ lockhrt999
    Karbonn, Micromax, Lava ARE MANUFACTURING mobile phones in India. They ARE NOT selling Chinese re-brands. In fact Micromax is the 2nd largest smart phone manufacturer in India behind Samsung.