After Spice Dream Uno Mi-498, it’s now the turn of Karbonn Sparkle V Android One smartphone to get listed online. As we had mentioned yesterday, Karbonn has partnered with Snapdeal to sell its first Android One smartphone exclusively online for Rs.6399 (~$105).


Karbonn Sparkle V carries near identical specifications as the Spice Dream Uno. It’s powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Mediatek processor with 1GB of RAM. It features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854×480 pixels) display, 4Gb of internal storage with an expandable microSD memory slot, 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a 1700mAh battery.

Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and on the software front, it runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The phone will be available in four colors – Magnum Blue, Mild Grey, Wild Red and Pearl White.

Google has announced that Android One phones will be amongst the first ones to get the upcoming Android L OS update. Google has also partnered with Airtel to provide 200MB of free data per month for 6 months for app & OS updates.

The sales of Karbonn Sparkle V is expected to go live on Snapdeal at 3:30pm IST today, the same time when the other two smartphones from Spice and Micromax go live on Flipkart and respectively.

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