Creo has launched isMark 1 smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 19,999. The company is best known for itsmedia-streaming stick Teewe. The device will be exclusively available online on Flipkart and the company’s official site. One ofthe highlights of the device is that the smartphone runs on theproprietary Fuel OS which is based onAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop.Creo has promised that the OS is going to provide new features every month via updates.
Creo Mark 1 features5.5-Inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution display that comes along withCorning Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides of the smartphone. The device sports dual SIM(Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) and a3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. Its powered bya 1.95GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC processor and a3100mAh battery.
On the camera front,Creo Mark 1 has got8-megapixel front-facing camera and21-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and the ability to record4K video. As far as connectivity is concerned, the device supports4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS options. Mark 1 comes with a 32GB internal memory storage that can be expandedup to 128GB via MicroSD card.
Users will have options where they cancustom engrave their smartphones which allows users to display text on the side of their device. The good news is that thefirst 2,000 customers will receive the engraving completely free of cost.
Talking of other features, the the camera supports 3D, panorama modes, slow motion, security features like showing your location, letting you know if a new SIM card is inserted into the device, even without internet access wipe the the phone remotely etc. There’s this feature called Sense that assists users to find all sorts of features like hidden settings, downloaded files, contact numbers etc. Another feature called Echo is a built-in voicemail that does’t require any internet access. The feature is completely reliable and secure. Users don’t have to have SMS inboxes filled to its brim, because a smart inbox will automatically separate messages received from businesses and people.
Key Specs of Creo Mark 1:
- Display: 5.5-inch
- Resolution: 1440×2560 pixels
- OS: Fuel OS
- Processor: 1.95GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC processor
- RAM: 3GB
- Internal Storage: 32GB
- External Storage: 128GB
- Rear Camera: 21-megapixel
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel
- Battery: 3100mAh
CEO and co-founder of Creo said, “We’ve been working long and hard to put out a product that redefines the way we look at hardware. In our fearless endeavour to make a smartphone that is more than just the sum of its great specs, we’ve built Fuel – an operating system that’ll give a new phone experience every month, with features that deliver on both, performance and functionality.” He added, “What makes these features better every month, is the first-of-its-kind, community inclusive update system that stems from feedback and suggestions from users. With their invaluable input, we will be able to deliver on our promise of making Android better.”
The company has informed the next update on Mark 1 in about a month’s time – May 13. The update will feature a selfie screen flash, customisableecho messages for variouscallers, photo editor etc.