iberry launches Android-based Auxus Xenea X1 phone, Auxus CoreX8 3G octa-core tablet
iberry has launched two new Android 4.2 devices in India, the Auxus Xenea X1 smartphone, and Auxus CoreX8 3G tablet. The iberry Auxus Xenea X1 and Auxus CoreX8 3G have been priced at Rs. 11,990 and Rs. 23,990 respectively for the Indian market.
The company is offering both the Auxus CoreX8 3G and Auxus Xenea X1 at discounted prices of Rs. 20,990 and Rs. 9,990 respectively, for a 10 day pre-booking starting January 10, 2014. iberry notes that after the end of the 10-day limited offer, both the devices will be available at their regular price.
The Auxus Xenea X1 smartphone runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box; although the company claims that the smartphone is upgradeable to higher versions via over-the-air (OTA) updates. The new smartphone from iberry supports dual-SIM functionality with one micro-SIM and the other regular SIM.
It features a 4.5-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) IPS display. The iberry Auxus Xenea X1 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT658 processor with Mali 400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It sports an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with flash and also houses a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The smartphone comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage with no word on expandable storage support. The iberry Auxus Xenea X1 packs a 2200mAh battery and weighs 129 grams. Other features on the Auxus Xenea X1 include look away player (auto-play/pause), Wi-Fi Direct, sensors (light sensor and proximity sensor), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 3G.
The company is promoting the Auxus Xenea X1 as a music edition smartphone and has bundled a ‘Jumbo’ headset with the smartphone.
The other device launched, was the iberry Auxus CoreX8 3G voice-calling tablet that comes with SIM support. It runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and supports OTA updates. The tablet features a 7.85-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.8GHz Samsung Exynos 5 octa-core processor with a PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU and 2GB of RAM.
iberry has equipped a switchable 3G module technology in the tablet which gives users an option to plug-in or plug-out the SIM module chip anytime from the device. It comes with 16GB inbuilt storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera and also includes a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The iberry Auxus CoreX8 3G tablet packs a 4800mAh battery, but iberry hasn’t provided ratings for standby time and talktime.