Xolo Q1020 is an affordable Android smartphone that features wooden edges

Xolo Q1020 is an affordable Android smartphone that features wooden edges
Usually, affordable smartphones are nothing to write home about when it comes to design and build quality. Most of them are made out of cheap plastic, and don’t really stand out. However, the Xolo Q1020 is different.

Announced today in India (where Xolo is based, being among the top local phone makers), the Q1020 has edges dressed in “a one of a kind wooden finish” - something that you don’t see on handsets that cost less than $200 (the retail price of Q1020 is 11,499 INR, meaning about $187). Of course, right now we can't say anything about the new smartphone's build quality, but at least we know that its design makes it stand out.

Wooden edges aside, the handset has mid-range features. Running Android 4.4 KitKat, the Q1020 offers a 5-inch IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels, 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and Sony Exmor RS sensor, 2 MP front-facing camera, quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2100 mAh battery.

At the moment, we don’t know if the Xolo Q1020 will be available outside of India.


source: Xolo via FoneArena

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12 Comments

1. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2266; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

save our trees!...

2. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

The normal phone manufacturing process does more than kill a few trees.

3. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Xolo always reminds me of Yolo.

4. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Seems like a new 5 inch 720p phone is announced every week. Don't any screen manufacturers produce smaller 720p displays any more? Is it really that much more expensive to do so?

5. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

what kind of wood do it use? Ebony?

6. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

No, gumgum wood.

7. andonia2

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 26, 2013

Looks like a one plus one....

8. Sonyfanbooooooy

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Is it me, or wooden this feel weird in the hand? ;)

9. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Interesting device. Hopefully 1080p screens will come down in price soon as 720p is not so great on a phone more than 4.3" or so.

10. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Looks good.

11. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Tbis should sell at $120 in india

12. arpitaswami123

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 12, 2017

XOLO Q1020 is worth buying as this phone is affordable and can be in everyone's budget. The phone has the best advanced features like High GB RAM, Best camera phones and HD Videos. The phone is handy and can be accessed with ease.

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