Entry-level Celkon UniQ with 3GB of RAM launches at Rs 7,999

Celkon UniQ

Hyderabad-based mobile manufacturing company Celkon has launched an affordable phone labelled UniQ in India. The metal-body phone comes with a price tag of Rs 7,999.

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For that price tag, the Celkon UniQ comes with a 5-inch HD (720x1280p) IPS display covered by 2.5D curved glass. Under the hood, it packs a MediaTek MTK6737 CPU clocked at 1.25 GHz supported by a Mali T-720 GPU. The processor is aided by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage that can be expanded up to 64GB.

In the camera segment, the Celkon UniQ has a single 16MP rear camera with AutoFocus and a flash. It comes bundled with HDR, face detection, and Panorama mode. On the front side is an 8MP shooter with fixed focus.

It has a 2,700mAh battery which powers Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The dual SIM device also supports 4G VoLTE and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity as well. Celkon UniQ comes with SwiftKey uniquely lets users type up to five Indian languages at the same time.

The Celkon UniQ has Gold and Gray colour options but exact availability details aren’t known yet.

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Chairman and CMD of Celkon Mobiles, Y Guru said “We are very excited to offer Celkon UniQ to the customer segment that is keen to explore better specifications in an affordable price range. Celkon Mobiles continues to drive products into the market backed by persistent innovation and effort. UniQ assures great experience while proving to be one of the most reliable smartphones under that price segment”

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