Smartron has launched srt.phone, its latest mid-range smartphone at an event in India. It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) display with Corning Gorilla 3 protection, is powered by a Snapdragon 652 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor paired with 4GB of RAM, has 32GB/64GB of internal storage and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). The company promises upgrade to upcoming Android O as well as fastest software updates and security patches.
It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF (phase-detection auto-focus) and a 5-megapixel front camera wide-angle lens. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back that can unlock the phone in 0.09 seconds, dedicated dual micro SIM slots and packs a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging (Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0).
Smartron srt.phone specifications:
- 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core ( 4 x 1.8GHz Cortex A72 + 4 x 1.44GHz Cortex A53) CPU
- Adreno 510 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 32GB / 64GB (EMMC5.1) internal storage, tCloud (unlimited Cloud storage)
- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), Upgradable to Android O
- Dual SIM (micro + micro, dual stand-by)
- 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG
- 3.5mm headphone jack, FM Radio
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front camera with wide-angle lens, 720p
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient light, E-Compass sensor
- Non-removable 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
- Color: Titanium Gray
The Smartron srt.phone is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB storage version and the 64GB storage version costs Rs. 13,999. It is exclusively available on Flipkart online store. You get extra Rs. 1500 discount on exchange and a free Sachin Tendulkar Signature back cover for a limited period.
Commenting on the launch Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman, Smartron India said:
“Smartron was founded with a vision to build India’s first true global technology OEM brand that is designed and engineered in India for India and the world and that can disrupt the current trend of Indian market flooded by cheap Chinese brands. All our products are conceptualized to take technological innovation a notch above to compete with other brands globally and the srtphone is no different. It is a phone made for the future with Mastery at the Core. Sachin is the inspiration behind the srtphone. The srtphone is a gift from Sachin to his fans, hence, we made sure we have the best possible features to resemble his characteristics.”
Sachin Tendulkar said:
“Over the years, fans have bestowed much love and affection upon me and I am always touched by their gestures. I had requested the Smartron team to come up with a smartphone for everyone without compromising the “Core” performance and the Smartron premium experience. They designed a stunning smartphone which caters to all the requirements of the people today. This is another opportunity for me to engage with all who have given me much over the years including the second innings of my life.”