t.phone, the first smartphone from Hyderabad based technology startup Smartron, goes on sale from today. Though the phone was launched in May, the commercial availability is made possible only this month. The company attributes this gap to Smartron’s effort in building the right kind of support system to offer the best experience to its customers.
The t.phone will be available on Amazon.in as well as on Gadgets360.com, a NDTV initiative, and is priced at Rs 22,999.
The Smartron t.phone comes with all the seemingly best technical specifications. It may be because this is the first smartphone from the company’s stable and the company, that wants to be known as an internet of things enabler, obviously would not want to compromise with quality.
The t.phone comes with 5.5 inch screen size with full HD display offering 1080 pixel resolution with 401 ppi (pixels per inch). The AMOLED multi touch screen is protected by Gorilla glass 3 and the is covered with fingerprint-resistant oleo-phobic coating. Unfortunately, the screen catches and captures fingerprint with much ease.
However, the outdoor legibility is at its best with the apical assertive display technology used in the t.phone. Indoor or outdoor, the screen brightness is much better than some other high-end displays with similar offerings like AMOLED or full HD.
The t.phone is powered by 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset with octa-core processor and comes with 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage capacity. Yes, it can be expanded too.
Smartron t.phone operates on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 and comes with 13 megapixel rear camera and 4 megapixel front camera. The primary camera offers functionalities like PDAF auto-focus, dul-LED flash and can record 4K video ass well.
In terms of connectivity, the t.phone offers LTE support with all the commercially available bands in India along with VoLTE. Besides, it has Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
In terms of battery, the Smartron t.phone is powered by an 3000 mAh high-density lithium-ion polymer battery with Quick Charge 2.0 technology . The charging port is of Type-C.
Besides the Smartron t.phone, the Mahesh Lingareddy founded company has come up with some unique services for its customers. It has set up its own cloud infrastructure called tcloud to offer unlimited cloud storage for data back up. This tcloud can be used for any Smartron product. It has also set up some experience stores, called tstore, that act like one-stop shop for all kind accessories and devices. tcare is one more offering from Smartron that claims to offer customer support services and anywhere and anytime, for both its t.phones as well as t.book – company’s laptop cum tablet.