Review: Xolo Era 2X

Review: Xolo Era 2X

By Somya Jain

  

Xolo company has announced a price cut for its recently launched smartphone Xolo Era 2X. The budget smartphone was launched in the month of January at a price tag of Rs. 6,666 for the variant of 2GB of RAM and Rs. 7,499 for the 3GB of RAM. Post the new price cut, the smartphone will now be available at the prices of Rs. 6,222 and Rs. 6,777, respectively. The smartphone is available exclusively on the ecommerce platform Flipkart in two color options of Latte Gold and Gunmetal. The Xolo Era 2X runs on the Android version 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and features a 5-inch High Definition (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 294ppi. It is powered and supported by a 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek (MTK6737) processor which is coupled with ARM Mali T720 MP1 GPU. The Era 2X smartphone supports VoLTE on both the SIM card options, which means it will work on the Reliance Jio Network on both the slot.

On the photography department, for the Xolo Era 2X include an 8-megapixel rear with LED flash on the primary camera, 5P Largan Lens, an aperture of f/2.0 and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera gets many advanced features such as Blue Glass Filter, Face Beauty, HDR, Panorama, Gesture Recognition, Voice Capture, Smile Shot, Face Detection, Self-Timer, and Time Lapse Video features. The connectivity options on the smartphone include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. Both variants feature 16GB of internal storage and can be extended further via a microSD card of up to 32GB. A fingerprint scanner is also placed at the back of the handset. The smartphone packs with a battery of 2500mAh battery and measures 144x72.3x9.5mm.