Anyways, to refresh your memory, Karbonn Smart A12 is powered by Broadcom’s 1GHz Cortex A9 processor. According to a press release issued by the company, the Karbonn Smart A12 will be sold for INR 7,990.
Karbonn A12 runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It sports a 4.5-inch capacitive qHD display. Other features of the phone include 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 5MP rear camera, front camera, and the usual set of connectivity options.
Karbonn Smart A12 key features:
- 4.5-inch 960x540p capacitive display
- Dual-SIM with dual standby
- 1GHz processor
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash and auto-focus
- 0.3MP front camera
- 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
- 512MB RAM
- Micro SD card slot
- 1800 mAh battery
You can read the full press release below:
Karbonn Selects Broadcom – The leading global semiconductor company to launch Karbonn Smart A12
New Delhi: After creating a buzz in the Indian mobility market with the announcement of Karbonn Titanium S5 – the avant-garde smartphone; Karbonn – India’s leading mobile phone brand now surprises smartphone lovers across the country by introducing the Karbonn ‘Smart’ A12. Laden with the latest Broadcom 3G Smartphone Platform for Android, the Karbonn ‘Smart’ A12 is enabled with a 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor and endeavours to bring in faster access to on-the-go networking and engaged internet connectivity to the consumers.
Redefining the evolving consumer’s mobile experience and providing them with a novel eco-system of evolved mobility, the Karbonn Smart A12 is a first-of-its-kind mobile device which amalgamates the power of 3G to redefine the consumers’ internet enabled experience. Riding on the revolutionary 3G platform by Broadcom, the device is powered by a Broadcom® BCM21654G chipset that includes a 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor and an integrated and globally proven 7.2/5.8 Mbps HSPA modem with low-power VGA video support.
The chipset also includes a 2G/3G cellular radio (RF), a power management unit (PMU), and an advanced connectivity suite including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS.
On the introduction of the Karbonn Smart A12 smartphone, Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles said “With the launch of the Smart A12, we seek to establish our positioning into the emergent Android domain, and provide our users cutting-edge Android based mobility solutions. It is herein that with the partnership with Broadcom to bring in our premier 3G enabled mobility device that we seek to cater to the nascent needs of the young and aspiring consumer base of the country. The association which brings Broadcom’s cutting edge 3G smartphone platform for Android to the consumers, is sure to revolutionize the segment with its pertinent intermix of blazing-fast speed and cutting-edge device features.”
“Today we realise that smartphones are changing the way consumers behave, and thus have embarked upon creating pertinent devices addressing all their needs”, he added.
“As users around the world shift from 2G feature phones to more sophisticated 3G phones, Broadcom’s complete, integrated platforms enable OEMs to reach new consumers with entry-level, high-caliber smartphones,” said Nambi Seshadri, Broadcom Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Platform Solutions. “With device manufacturers developing smartphones at a lower cost, more consumers will be able to enjoy the benefits of the mobile Internet.”
Encased in eye-catching Black & White colour profiles, the Karbonn Smart A12 brings in product specifications which will appeal to the mobile generation of the country and amalgamates feature set which seek to establish the inherent device amongst the market.
Access to the Google Play store offers the consumers a world of apps, games & utilities, wherein the Karbonn Smart A12 comes preloaded with Messaging applications like Whatsapp, G Talk & Google Plus Messenger; Social Networking connects like Facebook & Youtube; along with a host of other apps like Kingsoft Office, Gmail, News, Weather and Saavn Music.