Kestrel, an Indian ICT manufacturing company has launched its first smartphone- Kestrel KM 451. As far as specifications of the device are concerned, it is powered by a 1GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. Running Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, it features a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display with 854×480 pixels resolution.
On camera front, the device sports a 5 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera. There is 4GB of inbuilt storage onboard which is expandable up to 32GB using microSD card. Backed up by a 1750mAh battery, the KM 451 is claimed to deliver up to 8 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time.
It comes loaded with several sensors such as- ambient light sensor, accelerometer and proximity sensor. The handset measures 9.35mm in thickness and weighs 150 grams. Connectivity options which this phone offers include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Micro-USB.
Features and Specifications of Kestrel KM 451
- Processor: 1GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
- Display: 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS (854×480 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 512MB
- ROM: 4GB (expandable up to 32GB using microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel with LED flash
- Front Camera: 0.3 mega pixel
- Battery: 1750mAh
- Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Micro-USB
- Thickness: 9.35mm
- Weight: 150 grams
- Color Options: Black and White
- Dual SIM
Price and Availability
The Kestrel KM 451 is priced at Rs. 6,190, however it is available to buy from various online retailers at a much lower price.
Speaking at the launch, Pankaj A Sureka, Co-founder and Director, Kestrel Mobiles, said, “Our maiden Smartphone – the Kestrel KM 451 is targeted at users looking for an affordable device along with durability, performance and a long battery life. Additionally our network of 100+ service centres across the country, a complete R&D center in India and in-house testing centre in China.”
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