New Delhi: The American technology company Polaroid has raised curtain from two of its much awaited smartphones Polaroid Power and Polaroid Snap at the CES 2016.
The Polaroid is popular for its Polaroid instant films and camaras. The Polaroid Power smartphone will be available in stores from the middle of this year at USD249 (approximately Rs. 16,750) whereas he Polaroid Snap unlocked smartphone will be available starting next month at USD129.99 - USD179.99 (approximately Rs. 8,700- 12,000)
Both the smartphones have been designed and manufactured by Southern Telecom, which is an authorised Polaroid licensee. Both the handsets run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box and are upgradeable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Polaroid however has not revealed any time-frame for Marshmallow update for the smartphones.
Following are the specifications of Polaroid Power:
The Polaroid Power features a 6-inch display with full-HD screen resolution of 1080x1920 pixels.
The smartphone is powered by an octa-core processor clubbed with 3GB of RAM.
It comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage.
There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash while also sports an 8-megapixel front camera.
It is backed by a 3000mAh battery and supports 4G LTE connectivity option.
The company has listed that the Polaroid Power smartphone will come with an additional 8000mAh external power bank.
Polaroid so far has not confirmed whether the power bank will be bundled with the handset or consumers will have to pay for it.
Following are the specifications of Polaroid Snap:
The Polaroid Snap will be available three models based on screen sizes - 5-inch, 5.5-inch, and 6-inch.
The Polaroid Snap phones features a HD (720x1280 pixels) screen resolution
The device is powered by a quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.
There is 16GB of storage that can be expanded via microSD card.
The handset comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage option; though has not clarified which model will come with what RAM and storage capacities.
It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera is also on board.
Both the rear and front cameras come with LED flash.
To recall, Polaroid had launched three Android 5.0 Lollipop smartphones starting at USD99 (factory unlocked, without contract) at CES last year.