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XOLO to launch Q1100 with Snapdragon 400 to compete with Moto G

XOLO Q1100Indian smartphone vendor XOLO is getting ready to launch a new Android smartphone, which it plans to pitch against Motorola’s Moto G. Dubbed as XOLO Q1100, the phone will be priced at INR 14,999, revealed a product listing on the company’s official website.

XOLO Q1100 is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, it is the same processor, which is present in Moto G, however slightly under-clocked. Among other specifications, Q1100 features 5-inch 720p HD display, 1GB of RAM, dual-SIM support and 8GB of internal storage. The phone also packs microSD card slot for storage expansion, 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera.

In addition, the phone includes 2000 mAh battery, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and Android 4.3.

XOLO Q1100 is expected to be available in the coming days.

A quick specs comparison of both the smartphones

Smartphone XOLO Q1100 Moto G
Display 5-inch 1280x720p IPS 4.5-inch 1280x720p
Processor 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400
Storage 8GB with microSD card slot 8/ 16GB, no expansion slot
Cameras 8MP rear, 2MP front 5MP rear, 1.3MP front
Battery 2000 mAh 2070 mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, 3G Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G
Android version Android 4.3 Android 4.3 (4.4 update coming very soon)
Price INR 14,999 INR 12,499 (8GB), INR 13,999 (16GB)

While on paper XOLO Q1100 certainly looks like a better offering but there are many reasons why one should go for Moto G like better software support including KitKat update, lesser price-tag and seemingly better looking device with customisation options. If you want a bigger screen and non-expandable storage is a big concern for you then Q1100 seems like a decent option.

2 thoughts on “XOLO to launch Q1100 with Snapdragon 400 to compete with Moto G

  1. If I want bigger screen, I will go for Lenovo P780 (with 4000mAh battery) instead of this joke from XOLO… 5″ screen and 2000mAh battery?

    If they really want to compete Moto G, then they have to price this at 12k… Else, sorry sir ji — NO CHANCE, imho…

  2. No way XOLO is going to find buyers at this price tag in front of moto G which is consisdered to be an international brand backed up by Google. Also 4.5″ screen with 1280X720 px resolution is more crisp and clear than a 5″ screen with same resolution.

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