With the success of Micromax Canvas 116 suddenly all the Indian company wants to get into 5-inch phablet market considering the demand for such phablet there are quite a few handsets in this segment and with the launch of karbonn S5 titanium the competition is heating up considerably.
Now let’s see whether or not karbonn S5 titanium lives up to the expectations.
Design and Build Quality
The karbonn S5 titanium is candy bar shaped dual sim phone in which one sim supports 3G while the other supports 2G it’s Looks like a slightly bigger, thinner version of Samsung Galaxy S3 without the metal band around the edges. Feels very premium in your hands also got 5 inch capacitive touch screen that supports qHD display with 540 x 960 pixel resolution that make the colors and clarity stand out of the crowd. The IPS display on the phone makes for better viewing angles and the pinch zoom feature makes day to day smart phone usage that much easier.
OS and Apps
This phone comes with jellybean OS, that’s it, you cannot upgrade the same after that, yes it’s not upgradable which is one of its drawback ,it’s got kingsoft office software preinstalled in it the other important apps are Google Play and Apps, Gmail, Google Search, Messenger Google Plus, Gtalk, WhatsApp, We-Chat, YouTube, nexGTV, TOI, News and Weather, Flipboard, PoPi, PayTM.
Coming to Multimedia it’s got a good 8 megapixel autofocus camera which take a sharp pictures in daylight the flash near the camera, which also doubles as a flashlight, ensures that low light does not affect the clarity of the photos that you take the video recording also is nothing to complain about its 2Mp front camera is good for video chat it can also take photo or shoot video quiet well.
Its can play full HD 1080 video and can also take HD pictures it’s also support qHD display with 540 x 960 pixel its play all important audio and video format.
Battery and Verdict
The Smart phone comes with a 2000mAH battery which gives a back up of 11 hours of 3G talk time it’s also gives a 200 hours standby while in 2g its give a talk time of 13 hours and standby of 200 hours. This is a good mobile for an amount of Rs.11990/- the dis-advantage of this mobile is internal memory of 1.4 GB not upgradeable to future Android version but still it worth buying for the above mentioned price.
Features : 3.5/5
Design And Build Quality : 3/5
Performance : 3/5
Value for Money : 3.5/5
Overall Rating : 3.5/5
- Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
- Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
- 8 MP Primary Camera
- 2 MP Secondary Camera
- 5-inch qHD IPS Capacitive Touch screen
- Wi-Fi Enabled
- 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor
- SIM 1 Support 3G and SIM 2 Support 2G
PROS: Android 4.1.1 and dual core Processor, 5-inch qHD IPS Capacitive Touch screen, fast processing, 2Mp secondary camera.
Cons: it’s not upgradable; the back cover gets heated up while playing game.