Published On: Wed, Mar 9th, 2016

Xolo Era 4K: Everything you need to know

Smartphones are the latest rage that is driving everyone. No matter to which age group or financial status a person belongs to, everyone is drown to new flashy smartphone models that are constantly pouring in. The fast developing country of India is getting exposed to all sorts of latest technology and gadgets, and the new technological facilities are no longer obtainable only to the rich or the affluent, but even to those who can’t afford to splurge on gadgets. In keeping line with this availability of innumerable smartphone models that offer good features and functionality even at very affordable prices, the budget mobile phone market is ever booming in India. This is owing to the humongous demands for such affordable handsets that offer good smartphone experience and all standard features without hurting one’s pocket.

Increasing the competition in the already cutthroat budget smartphone market of India, Xolo has recently launched its new Xolo Era 4K model in the country in order to offer great smartphone experience to the mass market buyers at an affordable price.

Here is a detailed look at the newly launched Xolo Era 4K to check what all it has to offer to its prospective buyers:

Design & Display

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At its price point, the new Xolo Era 4K is quite a looker and offers a look and feel that seems to be more premium than its actual price. The Era 4K comes in a sleek and well designed body with a smooth and curvy back panel that would offer good grip along with comfortable handling. It also comes with a metal lining all around the frame for a premium touch which also looks pretty sturdy. The smartphone handset has the dimensions of 143.00 mm x 71.80 mm x 9.20 mm and weighs at 157 grams. These dimensions make the model pretty light, handy and sleek, all together it will offer a good experience while using it on a daily basis. It comes in two color choices of Dark Blue and White.

The Xolo Era 4K flaunts a fairly large 5 inch High Definition IPS screen with a screen resolution of 720 pixels x 1280 pixels along with 294 pixels per inch. The mobile also boasts of the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for its display in order to make it resistant to scratches and offer clear display, which is an impressive feature in a mobile phone of this category.


The Xolo Era 4K comes with an 8 megapixel primary camera at its rear that comes along with dual LED flash and autofocus features for good pictures in all conditions even in lowlight situations. The mobile also comes with a 5 megapixel front camera to offer good selfies. At its price point, these camera specs also seem to be pretty good.

Hardware, Software & Storage

When the specs are concerned, the new Xolo Era 4K dual SIM smartphone packs in a 64 bit quad core processor along with cortex A-53 that is clocked at the speed of 1.0 GHz which comes along with the support of 2 GB of RAM. This should offer good performance to the users along pretty smooth basic operations that can be expected in a low cost smartphone model.

The mobile handset comes with the inbuilt storage of 8 GB, while Xolo is also offering the facility of expanding the memory to up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card as it comes with a slot for the same.
The Xolo Era 4K handset runs on the Android platform’s version 5.1, Lollipop that is just the previous version of the latest Marshmallow. At its price point the Era 4K is pretty impressive in offering the Android Lollipop version that comes with a host of changes compared to its previous version.


The primary draw point of the Xolo Era 4K is probably its massive battery back of 4000 mAh. This large battery is expected to offer long hours of work play and talk time on a single charge and a huge standby time as well given the mobile’s screen size and resolution. This massive battery capacity is in fact very large for any such model of its own category, thus it should be benefitting the users. However, the down point is that the battery pack is non removable and does not offer the facility of carrying an additional unit on the go. Nevertheless, the buyers that the Xolo Era 4K is aimed at, should be more than happy with the kind of backup that its massive battery pack will provide.

Connectivity options

The new Xolo Era 4K is a dual SIM smartphone model that supports GSM + GSM connections and comes with two SIM slots that can accept micro SIM cards. The new handset comes along with all the modern standard connectivity options which are found in all latest quality mobile phones. These connectivity options include 3G, 4G (with the support for Band 40 by some LTE networks in the country of India), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, USB OTG and Headphones. The mobile handset comes with sensors that include Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.


The Xolo Era 4K smartphone model has launched in the mobile market of India in February and has been priced at Rs. 6,499 only.


The new Xolo Era 4K smartphone with its attractive price point and all nice features certainly make for a good buy. If you are looking for an affordable, good looking, sleek mobile phone that flaunts a large screen along with good features, specs and camera along with great battery life, then the new Era 4K is surely your choice. All the features in this device certainly make it great to have for all those who wish to get a good smartphone experience without shelling out much, making it suitable for those with tight budget, frequent phone buyers as well as students. The new Xolo Era 4K is thus, another new impressive model that adds to the greatness of the ever growing Indian budget mobile market.

About the Author

- Paul Linus is an eminent online journalist who has been writing news, features and editorials on different websites from across the world for about a decade.