Indigenously made Smartron t.phone P was launched in India today with a price tag of Rs. 7,999. The smartphone which is the most budget-friendly phone by the company will be sold via flash sales, exclusively on Flipkart. As per the announcement, the phone, which was listed today on the e-commerce website will go on sale from 17th of January 2018, from 12 pm onwards. This is the third smartphone by the company to be launched in the country. Prior to this, the company had launched, Smartron t.phone T5511 priced at Rs. 19,999 and Smartron srt.phone with a price tag of Rs. 8,999.
The Smartron t.phone P comes with a metal unibody, that houses a 5.2-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display with standard 16:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass for protection. The phone is powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 (MSM8940) processor. Apart from these features, the t.phone P also offers 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128 GB via microSD. In addition to this, the company is also offering 1000 GB data storage, for free on tronX cloud storage.
Disappointingly enough, the phone runs on an Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box with tronX UI, with no word whether the phone will receive an Android 8.0 update. For optics, the Smartron t.phone P is reliant on a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF and 5 MP fixed focus camera with f/2.2 aperture lens on the front end, which is specifically good for taking selfies. For a budget phone, you might be surprised to know that the phone is equipped with LED flash support for both the front and the rear cameras.
The Smartron t.phone P is a Dual SIM phone that harbours dual nano-SIM’s, with dual standby option, with network support for 4G, VoLTE, and ViLTE technology. For connectivity, the phone uses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, USB OTG, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. The phone is also equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for accessibility. As far as the dimensions of the phone are concerned, it measures 148.3 x 72.2 x 8.9 mm and weighs 160 grams. Most of the weight comes from the massive 5000 mAh battery, which as claimed by the manufacturer provides for 2 days of battery life, 16 hours of video playback and 350 hours of standby time.