Xolo play 8x-1000 launched with the all new HIVE inside

Xolo play 8x-1000 launched with the all new HIVE inside

Big brand manufactures make their Android phones with their own user interfaces like: Samsung has the TouchWiz interface, HTC has the Sense UI and so on.
Brands like Micromax, Xolo, Karbonn and many others were using the stock Android interface on their devices, but today Xolo has announced their latest flagship gaming phone with their own identity, the all new attractive HIVE interface.
It is highly customizable to your moods and your taste.

Key Features of Xolo Play 8x-1000:

  • 5 inch HD IPS display
  • Octa-Core 1.4 GHz MTK6592M Chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8 MP with Exmor R&#0153 Sensor
  • HIVE interface on top of Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 1920 mAh Li-ion battery

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[The all new XOLO Play 8x-1000 with HIVE User Interface]

Full hardware specifications :

DISPLAY:

    – 5″ HD IPS display
    – HD display resolution (1280×720)
    – 294 ppi with 16 million colour definitions
    – Damage Resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    – 5 fingers supported touch input

CPU: MTK6592M 1.4 GHz Octa-core chipset

RAM: 2GB

STORAGE:

    – 16 GB Internal
    – expandable up to 32GB

GRAPHICS: Mali 450-MP4 running @ 600 MHz clock speed

CAMERA:

    – 8 MP Sony Exmor R Primary camera
    – 2 MP front facing camera

H/W and WIRELESS NETWORKING INTERFACE:

    – v2.0 High Speed USB
    – Bluetooth+ 4.0
    – 802.11b/g/n wi-fi with WLAN support and WiFi direct support
    – 3.5mm audio jack
    – Power lock button and the volume rocker buttons

NETWORK FREQUENCY BAND and DATA SPEED:

    – GSM: 900/1800
    – WCDMA: 900/2100
    – HSPA+: 21mbps download speed
    – HSPA+: 5.76mbps upload speed

BATTERY: 1920 mAh Li-ion

The look and appeal of the device:

With a dimension of 140 x 70 x 7.9 mm (Height x Width x Thickness) it looks really very slim and attractive.
5 inch display is enough larger to deal with.
The HD resolution is quite OK at this price range.
The look and design of this phone is quite appealing.

Camera details:

It has an 8 MegaPixels rear camera with Sony Exmor R sensor and lighten by a flash.
Supports Auto Focus and full HD video Recording(1920×1080)
Other features include: Scene detection & tuning, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Low Light enhancement, Face Recognition, Vertical & Horizontal Panorama capture, Geo tagging, Face beautification, Smile detection, Gesture detection, Voice capture, Object tracking, Live filters

The front facing camera is a 2MP camera supporting video calling feature.

Processing and performance:

With this MT6592M 1.4GHz 8 core processor definitely you will be getting good performance.
On the Mediatek website with a full HD dispay smartphone the MT6592 with 700MHz mali GPU had the following performance numbers in terms of AnTuTu benchmark figures:
– 29415 points @ 1.7GHZ
– 32606 points @ 2.0GHZ

Having mentioned the above figures for MT6592 I think the MT6592M must not have much difference in the performance.
Although the performance numbers define your device capabilities but I believe that these numbers only stand for show off and with a small number deviation your device is hardly deviating from performance.

And with the DDR2 2GB RAM your device will be capable of running multiple applications gracefully and fast enough.

Multimedia features:

VIDEO:

    It is capable of playing 1080p resolution videos.
    It supports the following Video codecs: MPEG4, H263, H.264

AUDIO:

    The audio module of this device is Powerd by DTS
    Following audio codecs supported by this device: MP3, AMR-NB, WAV, AAC

Xolo HIVE interface:

Highly customized user interface built on top of Android KitKat OS.
Customized launcher interface with in built one touch RAM cleaner that cleans background applications when you are running memory hungry games or applications.
Customized all new Quick Settings panel, camera application, widgets, gallery application and much more.

Battery specifications:

These details has been taken from the official Xolo website link of Play 8x-1000 phone.

    Total Charging Time up to 4H
    Total Standby Time (2G) up to 352H
    Total Standby Time (3G) up to 321H
    Total Talk Time (2G) up to 11H
    Total Talk Time (3G) up to 7.6H
    Total Web browsing time (on 3G network) up to 4H
    Total Web browsing time (on WiFi network) up to 4.8H
    Total Music Playback Time (via internal Speakers) up to 31H
    Total Music Playback Time (using wired Headset) up to 42H
    Total Video Playback Time(via internal Speakers) up to 5.6H

Final words:

With the premium finish and the Mediatek Octa-core processor with 2GB RAM this phone looks really very pretty at a price of INR 13,999/-.
With the Xolo HIVE you have already a customized user interface experience and you have much more to customize as per your taste and mood.

Comparing at the similar price you have now an option of Xiaomi Mi3 in the market with definitely better quality.
And comparing to the moto G slashed price INR 11,999/- this gives you more features at an added price of just Rs. 2,000/-.

Finally you can have a more in-depth look in the market to get the best suited device, after all the choice is completely yours.

All the information furnished in this post about the Xolo Play 8x-1000 are taken from the following official Xolo website.

Reference links:

Official Xolo Play 8x-1000 link
Xolo HIVE

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