Xolo Play 8x 1100 review, benchmarking, hardware specification, features and price

Xolo Play 8x 1100 review, benchmarking, hardware specification, features and price

In a row I think the Xolo Play 8x-1100 is the latest flagship gaming Android phone that they have released.
The features and hardware specification of this phone has many advancements as compared to that of other predecessor: Xolo Play 8x-1000.
It comes with a price tag of INR 14,999/- or approximately $250 USD.

Key Features of Xolo Play 8x 1100 :

  • 5 inch HD IPS display
  • Octa-Core 1.7 GHz MTK6592 Chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • 13 MP with Exmor RS Sensor
  • 2100 mAh Li-ion battery

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[The all new XOLO Play 8x-1100]

Full hardware specifications :

DISPLAY:

    – 5″ HD IPS display
    – HD display resolution (1280×720)
    – 294 ppi with 16 million colour definitions
    – 5 fingers supported touch input

CPU: MTK6592 1.7 GHz Octa-core chipset

RAM: 2GB

STORAGE: 16 GB Internal and expandable upto 32 GB via SD card

GRAPHICS: Mali 450 running @ 700 MHz clock speed

CAMERA:

    – 13 MP Primary camera with Exmor RS sensor
    – 5 MP front facing camera with BSI sensor

H/W and WIRELESS NETWORKING INTERFACE:

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

NETWORK FREQUENCY BAND and DATA SPEED:

    – GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
    – WCDMA: 900/2100
    – HSPA+: 21mbps download speed
    – HSPA+: 5.76mbps upload speed

BATTERY: 2100 mAh capacity

The look and appeal of the device:

With a dimension of 141.5 x 70.8 x 8.7 mm (Height x Width x Thickness) it looks really very slim, attractive and gives a premium look.
5 inch display is enough larger to deal with and the HD resolution is really a decent one to align the contents for good user experience.
The look and design of this phone is quite appealing and luxurious.

Camera details:

It has an 13 MegaPixels rear camera with sony Exmor RS 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
Faster auto focus with closed loop function.

The front facing camera is a 5MP camera with BSI sensor
88 degrees wide view angle

Processing, performance and benchmarking:

With this MT6592T 2.0GHz 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

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, DivX

AUDIO:

    – DTS surround sound enabled
    – In-built dual speakers
    – Wolfson dedicated Audio codec
    – Following audio codecs supported by this device: MP3, MIDI, 3GPP, AMR-NB, WAV, AAC

Sensors:

Gyroscope
Magnetometer
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Proximity sensor
Hall Effect sensor

Battery specifications:

These details has been taken from the official Xolo website link of Play 8x-1100 phone.

    Total Charging Time up to 3 hours
    Total Standby Time (2G) up to 473 Hours
    Total Standby Time (3G) up to 429 Hours
    Total Talk Time (2G) up to 18 Hours
    Total Talk Time (3G) up to 8 Hours
    Total Web browsing time (on 3G network) up to 4.7 Hours
    Total Web browsing time (on WiFi network) up to 6 Hours
    Total Music Playback Time(via internal Speakers) up to 50 Hours
    Total Music Playback Time(using wired Headset) up to 69 Hours
    Total Video Playback Time(via internal Speakers) up to 5.3 Hours
    Total Video Playback Time(using wired Headset) up to 5 Hours

Hardware specification Comparison with Play 8x 1000 and Play 8x 1200:

Device specification Xolo Play 8x 1100 Xolo Play 8x 1000 Xolo Play 8x 1200
CPU Octa-Core 1.7 GHz MTK6592 Octa-Core 1.4 GHz MTK6592M Octa-Core 2.0 GHz MTK6592T Chipset
RAM 2GB 2GB 2GB
Display Size 5.0 inch HD IPS LCD 5.0 inch HD IPS display 5.0 inch HD IPS OGS display
Display Resolution 1280×720 1280×720 1920×1080
Pixel Density 294 ppi 294 ppi 441 ppi
Graphics Processor Mali 450 running @ 700 MHz Mali 450-MP4 running @ 600 MHz Mali 450 running @ 700 MHz
Camera 13 MP with Exmor RS sensor 8 MP Sony Exmor R Sensor 3 MP with PureCel sensor
Storage 16GB internal memory + Expandable upto 32GB 16GB internal memory + Expandable upto 32GB 32GB internal memory + Non-Expandable
Battery 2100 mAh Li-Ion 1920 mAh Li-Ion 2300 Li-Ion

Reference links:

Official Xolo Play 8x-1100 link

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