KitKat Phones by Micromax, Xolo, Motorola and Lava
Android version KitKat was introduced last year at Google I/O event. Google said that KitKat will run smoothly on devices having just 512 MB RAM. KitKat was supposed to bring same kind of user experience (fast and smooth) from high end to low end devices. But we didn’t saw any affordable android smartphones running on KitKat version last year. But at the moment some OEMs has launched an affordable smartphones running KitKat version right out of the box. So here the list of KitKat Phones by Micromax, Xolo, Motorola and Lava that will cost between Rs. 12000-20000 in Nepal.
MicroMax Unite 2 is the entry level smartphone with decent specification. It has 4.7 inch IPS LCD screen with resolution of 480×800 pixels, Mediatek MT6582 1.3Ghz A7 quad core processor with Mali-400MP2 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage with micro SD card slot, dual-sim, 5 MP rear camera with flash light (records 720p video), 2 MP front facing camera and 2000 mAh battery which gives 8 hrs of talk time.
MicroMax Unite 2 price in Nepal: RS. 12,600
2.Motorola Moto E
Motorola Moto E was announced on May along with Motorola Moto G 4G. Motorola Moto E has very good build quality with decent specs. It has 4.3 inch LCD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, Qualcomm 1.2 Ghz A7 dual core processor with Adreno 302 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, micro SD card slot, dual-sim, 5 MP fixed focus rear camera (records FWVGA video) and 1980mAh battery which gives up to 24 hrs of mixed usage battery life.
Motorola Moto E Price in Nepal: Rs. 13,999
3.Lava Iris X1
Lava Iris X1 comes with a 4.5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 480×854 pixels, 1.2GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM23550 processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, microSD card slot, dual-sim, 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front facing camera and 1800mAh battery. Lava Iris X1 has very similar body design like iPhone 4s.
Lava Iris X1 price in Nepal: RS. 14,400
Xolo has just launched Xolo Q1011 exclusive on Amazon India for sale. Xolo Q1011 comes with 5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, Mediatek MT6582 1.3Ghz A7 quad core processor with Mali-400MP2 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, microSD card slot, dual-sim, 8MP rear camera with BSI sensor and flash light (records 1080p videos), 2MP front facing camera and 2250mAh battery with 13hrs of talk time (3G).
XOLO Q1011 price in Nepal: Rs. 18000
So looking at the specs and prices of all 4 kitkat phones, Micromax Unite 2 is the cheapest one but has low resolution screen. On the other hand, XOLO Q1011 is the expansive one but comes with 720p HD display and Good battery life. Also last Wednesday, Google announced that they are partnering with MicroMax, Spice and Karbonn to bring Google Android One Smartphones. These smartphones will come with good build quality and latest version of android at very affordable price tag.