Flipkart Billion Capture+ launched with dual cameras: Price, specifications

Flipkart Billion Capture+ Smartphone With Dual Cameras to Launch on November 15

The smartphone is priced at ₹10,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage and at ₹12,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The new smartphone will be called Billion Capture+ and will go on sale on the website from 15 November onwards.

On the hardware front, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor.

To start with the specifications, the smartphone bears a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401ppi pixel density and 2.5D Dragontrail glass. The optics arrangement houses one regular 13-megapixel RGB lens and another 13-megapixel Monochrome one which, in theory, should allow the camera to capture relatively more accurate colors than the competition. Flipkart stressed the products under the Billion name are and will always be made in India.

In terms of design, the smartphone sport a metal body. Flipkart will be offering no-cost EMIs and discounts on debit and credit cards.

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This is the first time Flipkart is entering the smartphone market with the phone and it says that after sales services will be provided through its own F1 Info Solutions.

The new android smartphone by Flipkart had been designed and manufactured in India. Otherwise, this smartphone comes with the usual features such as a 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone comes with Quick Charge support out of the box and gives up to 7 hours of battery life within just 15 minutes of charging, claims Flipkart.

In an interview, Bansal said that Flipkart will launch more products across categories such as large appliances under the Billion brand over the coming months.

The smartphone will be based on the stock Android Nougat operating system and will feature dual cameras at the back. "There's a limited bandwidth that we have", said co-founder Sachin Bansal. It has over 130 service centres in 125 Indian cities and towns. Standard connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Type-C port, 3.5mm jack and Global Positioning System.

Hrishikesh Thite, Category Head, Billion, commented, "Our extensive research of Indian smartphone buyers revealed major pain points of battery, camera, storage etc".