Xolo Omega 5.0 with 5-inch HD Display, Octa-Core SoC and HIVE UI in India at Rs 8,999

Lava’s Xolo has launched two new smartphones in Omega series, dubbed as Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5, priced at Rs. 8,999 (about 145 USD) and Rs. 9,999 (about US $161 ) respectively.

Xolo Omega 5.0

The latest phone, Xolo Omega 5.0 features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS touchscreen display and comes powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592M processor, alongside Mali 450 GPU, running on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS, while HIVE UI on the top. The firm has also promised Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update for all HIVE UI devices.

The Omega 5.0 houses an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony EXMOR R sensor, 1080p video recording and also a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling and selfies. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage with expansion slot (up to 32GB). This time Xolo has launched the smartphone on Twitter to engage with fans across India, but till now it is not listed in the company official website of India.

The Xolo Omega 5.0 supports Dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with dual standby functionality and supports Yamaha amplifier + DTS. Connectivity options included in the handset are 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Under the dimensions of 144 x 72 x 10.5mm, the phone is backed by a 2100mAh battery.

Specifications of Xolo Omega 5.0 :

  1. 5-inch HD IPS display
  2. 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  3. 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor
  4. Mali 450 GPU
  5. 1GB RAM
  6. 8GB ROM
  7. Android 4.4 KitKat OS with HIVE UI
  8. Dual SIM
  9. Yamaha amplifier + DTS support
  10. 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, EXMOR R Sensor
  11. 2MP front-facing camera
  12. 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  13. 2100mAh battery
  14. 10.5mm thin

Last month, Xolo has also launched Opus 3 and Q710s for Rs. 8,499 and Rs. 6999 respectively.