Karbonn A30 has the largest screen size of any smartphones available in the market currently. The next big screen smartphone is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which has 5.55 inch display screen. The next version of Note 2 that is Galaxy Note 3 is rumored to have 6 inch display screen. Karbonn A30 price in India is ₹11,990.
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Karbonn A30

Karbonn A30  has as said earlier large  5.9 inch TFT capacitive touch screen with a screen resolution of WVGA 480*800 pixels which results in 155 ppi pixel density. The device runs on Android ICS operating system with little customization which provides more of a custom Android experience. Karbonn A30 has 1GHz dual core  processor with 512MB of RAM. The device supports GSM+GSM Dual sim and sports 8 MP auto focus camera with LED flash and 1.3MP front facing camera. Built in storage of the device is 4GB which can be further increased using microSD card upto 32GB. For connectivity device supports 2G,3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB. It has SAR value of 0.455W/Kg and comes with  Proximity Sensor, 3D G-Sensor, Light Sensor.
Karbonn A30 is a good attempt by Karbonn to provide large screen dual sim smartphone in a budget price. However the main demerit of the device is it comes with only 512MB RAM and just WVGA screen resolution which results in low pixel density for a 6 inch display screen. The only competitor for this model is  Micromax Canvas 2. Comparing between Micromax A110 and Karbonn A30, both have dual core processor and 512MB of RAM. Though screen resolution is same in both the devices, A110 has more pixel density due to smaller screen size. In the budget Android Dual sim smartphones iBall Andi 4.5H stands apart as it comes with 1GB of RAM along with dual core processor. Even higher mid range Dual sim smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S Duos has only 768MB of RAM and single core processor.
Key Features of Karbonn A30 Dual sim Android Smartphone:

  • Runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating system
  • 6 inch TFT display screen with WVGA screen resolution
  • 1GHz dual core processor with 512MB of RAM
  • 4GB internal memory and expandable memory support upto 32GB through microSD card
  •  2G,3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB connectivity features
Advantages and Disadvantages of Karbonn A30:
Pros of Karbonn A30:
  • Large display screen which is good for browsing and watching movies
  • Dual sim support
  • Dual core processor and decent connectivity features
  • Good internal storage
  • Decent camera performance
Cons of Karbonn A30:
  • Only 512MB of RAM. This results in lagging of the device and limits multi tasking
  • Too big to use it as a smartphone
  • Runs on ICS out of the box and doubtful to get the JellyBean Update
  • Low screen resolution for a 6 inch screen
Detailed Specifications of Karbonn A30:
  • Operating Frequency:GSM - 900, 1800; UMTS - 2100
  • Operating System:Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor:1 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Sensors:Proximity Sensor, 3D G-Sensor, Light Sensor
  • Size:91x166x10.7 mm
  • Weight:280 g
  • Display screen: 5.9 inch TFT capacitive touch screen,256k colors
  • Screen Resolution: WVGA, 480 x 800 Pixels(155 ppi pixel density)
  • Primary Camera:Yes, 8 Megapixel
  • Secondary Camera:Yes, 1.3 Megapixel
  • Flash:LED
  • Video Recording:Yes
  • Zoom:Digital Zoom 4x
  • Camera Features:Auto Focus, Face Detection
  • Battery:2500 mAh
  • Talk Time: Upto 10 hrs (2G), 4 hrs (3G)
  • Standby Time: Upto 600 hrs (2G)
  • Internal memory:4 GB (2.56 GB User Memory)
  • Expandable Memory:microSD, upto 32 GB
  • GPRS:Yes
  • EDGE:Yes
  • 3G:Yes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA
  • WiFi:Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
  • WAP:Yes
  • USB Connectivity:Yes
  • Tethering:USB, Wi-fi Hotspot
  • GPS Support:Yes, A-GPS with Google Maps
  • Bluetooth:Yes, v4, Supported Profiles (A2DP, HFP, FTP, AVRCP, HSP, DUN, OPP, SPP)
  • Audio Jack:3.5 mm
  • Music Player:Yes, Supports WAV, AAC, AAC+, MP3, MIDI, AMR
  • Video Player:Yes, Supports AVI, H.263, 3GP, H.264, MP4
  • Ringtone:MP3, 64 Polyphonic
WARRANTY:1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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