InFocus has launched a new phone, called the EPIC 1 in India. The phone kinda lives up to its name, with a flagship MediaTek processor, at an incredibly affordable price.
The InFocus EPIC 1 features a 5.5-inch Full HD 1080p LTPS display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The device is powered by a Helio X 20 deca-core processor with a tri-cluster architectue comprising of 2 ARM Cortex-A72 cores running at 2.1GHz, a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 cluster running at 1.85GHz, and another quad-core cluster running at 1.4GHz. The phone has 3GB of RAM, a Mali T880 MP4 GPU, comes with 32GB of internal storage and supports up to 128GB of expandable storage.
The EPIC 1 supports 4G LTE with Cat 6 speeds, and has dual Nano SIM card slots. It sports a full metal design, with a rear facing fingerprint scanner, and a 3000 mAh battey which supports quick charging, thanks to the USB Type-C port. It also has an IR Blaster which can be used as a remote control for various appliances like your TV, A/C etc.
The photography hardware on the InFocus EPIC 1 consists of an 8 megapixel front camera with an f/1.8 aperture, and an 82 degree wide angle lens, and a 16 megapixel rear ccamera, with PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), dual tone LED flash, Auto Image Stabilization (AIS) , and supports Object Tracking & Dynamic Auto Focus, burst mode (30 shots in under 2 seconds), 4K video recording, slo-mo videos.
InFocus EPIC 1 Technical Specifications
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Processor: MT6797M Deca-core Helio X20 (2 x A-72 @ 2.1GHz + 4 x A-53 @1.85GHz + 4 x A-53 @1.4GHz)
- Display: 5.5” Full HD 1080p LTPS, Corning Gorilla Glass
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- GPU: Mali T880 MP4
- Storage: 32GB internal + up to 128GB microSD
- Rear Camera: 16 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, Hybrid PDAF, dual-color LED flash
- Front Camera: 8 megapixels, f/1.8 aperture, 82 Degrees wide view angle
- Battery: 3,000mAh, Quick Charge
- Sensors: Ambient Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, magnetic sensor
- Connectivity: Dual SIM (Nano), 4G LTE Cat 6 (FDD LTE: 1800(B3)/850(B5) MHz, TDD LTE: 2300(B40) MHz), Wi-Fi 802.11 a b/g/n/ac(2.4/5GHz)，Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/AGPS＋GLONASS, IR remote control, USB 2.0 type C
- Security: Fingerprint scanner
- Other: Smart Amplifier
- Dimensions: 153 x 76 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 160g
The InFocus EPIC 1 has been priced at Rs. 12,999, and will be available from Amazon, starting 25th October 2016. The device will be available in one colour: Gold.