Celkon Campus A35K – Cheapest Kitkat Smartphone in India

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Till now, we have seen a couple of Android 4.4 smartphones launching in the market and among those smartphones, a few got the KitKat update, but can you imagine a phone with the latest Android version update carrying a pricetag of 2999 INR, right? Yes, Celkon, an Indian phone manufacturer has launched their latest phone Celkon Campus A35K in the market, KitKat ready, essential feature packed and a low-budget smartphone.


The phone is now available online via the e-commerce site Snapdeal. The Celkon A35K is a dual SIM smartphone unlike any other budget Android smartphone in India, but have a powerful 1GHz processor. Though, we guess that some people will not be impressed with the RAM as it has only 256 MB RAM. The smartphone has a 3.5-inch display with 320  x 480 pixels resolution. celkon_campus_a35k The Celkon Campus A35K has a 3.2MP primary snapper with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera. It has 512MB internal memory, which can be further expanded upto 32GB via microSD. Connectivity options include GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS. It is powered by a 1,400 mAh battery. In short, the phone is feature packed enough at such a price-tag and we can expect it to be successful as an everyday use secondary smartphone.


Let’s have a quick look at the specifications of this smartphone:

Dimensions 119 x 63 x 10.7 mm (4.69 x 2.48 x 0.42 in)
Screen Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Screen Size 320 x 480 pixels, 3.5 inches (~165 ppi)
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Internal Memory 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Rear Camera 3.15 MP
Front Camera VGA
CPU 1 GHz Processor
Battery Li-Ion 1400 mAh


Now, as KitKat has been optimised to run on low-end devices we can expect a few more low-end smartphone running KitKat very soon. On the other hand, Mozilla has partnered with Spice and Intex to launch Firefox based smartphones in India and Intex has already confirmed about such an upcoming smartphone priced below 2000 INR.

A student currently studying B.tech (ECE) in IMPSCET. He is an app reviewer and he works sometimes at a part time basis at Klmnweb Firm and he is specialised in Android and BlackBerry devices.

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