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Karbonn A9

Posted
Jan 3, 2013
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Dual SIM card support

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, EDGE, GPRS)
  • Single-core processor
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call

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Description

The Karbonn A9 is a dual-SIM Android phone. It boasts version 2.3.6 of the platform. The smartphone offers a 1 GHz processor, 5MP rear camera, front camera, 3.8'' display and expandable memory up to 32GB.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.6)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.72 x 2.38 x 0.44 inches (120 x 60.5 x 11.3 mm)
  • Colors:
    • White

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 246 ppi
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Autofocus
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (713 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.3 days (200 hours)
      the average is 20 days (489 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1600 mAh

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, AVI, 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Currency converter, World clock, Stopwatch
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones, Vibration
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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