Indian handset maker Byond Technologies has launched Phablet PI in India. The Byond Phablet PI packs in 5.3-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) IPS capacitive touchscreen display. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor along with 1GB of RAM.
The phablet offers 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by up to 32GB through a microSD card. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). There is a 2,000mAh battery on-board, which as per the company gives three to five hours of talk time and 200 hours of standby time. Byond Phablet PI features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. Just like the other Byond phablets, this one too, is dual-SIM offering.
Byond Phablet PI carries a retail tag of Rs. 10,999 and will be available in White and Navy Blue colour options. To sweeten the deal, the company is also offering a free screen-guard and a cover along with the purchase of this phablet
A couple of months back, Byond had launched Byond Phablet PII in the market for Rs. 14,999. This phablet sports a 5.7-inch multi-touch HD IPS capacitive display with a 720×1280 pixel resolution running on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. The device features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a front facing camera for video calling as well.
Under the hood, the Phablet PII is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor alongside 1GB RAM. There is 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded by an additional 32GB via microSD. It comes with a 2,500 mAh battery claiming 100 hours of stand-by time.
As a device manufacturer, Byond seems to be expanding quite aggressively into multiple device domains. The company offers various tablets under its Mi-Book Series, which are priced between Rs. 3,999 and Rs. 12,499. In the smartphone space, the company is offering five Android smartphones that are priced between Rs. 3,499 to Rs. 11,499.
Byond Phablet PI specifications
- 5.3-inch qHD (540 x 960 pixels) IPS capacitive touchscreen display
- 1GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 4GB internal storage, can be expandable by up to 32GB
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 1.3-megapixel front camera
- Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby
- 2,000 mAh battery
- Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 188 grams