Karbonn has launched many phones this year and they are going to carry that spirit in the next. This is an another Indian based phone manufacturer which has done a great job since a last few years and for that they have earned a good name as well in the market. Folks over at Karbonn Mobiles have just dropped a Press Release in our mail box which revealed their plans for 2014. We can assure you that the company is going to do a great job next year as they have planned a lot for next year and you can know all about their plans in below.
Karbonn In 2014: Bringing New Era
Karbonn has launched phones with many things this year and they have revealed their details of this year as well. Anyway, according to their latest press release we are going to see the company launching a bunch of high-end devices next year and those phones are going to coming with the octa-core processor and optimized processors with 64 bit architecture will offer better multitasking capability and high energy efficiency.
This year Karbonn has made the 8-Megapixel camera sensor quite common to their smartphones and thus, for next year we are going to see the phones equipped with 16-Megapixel cameras which will bring better software optimization with lower shutter lag and better HDR modes will redefine the camera experience
This company has already announced earlier this year that they will develop the eco-friendly phones and in next year you will experience a new evolution of the app Ecosystem with specific/targeted solutions. The highlighting thing of this info was regarding the hi-tech smartphones which are coming next year. Those smartphones are going to have Smart Sensors and cameras to enable finger printing and smart eye tracking will enable our body to become the new identity/password for transactions, check-ins, smart inputs etc.
Karbonn will launch the 4G+LTE supportive phones next year and Wi-Fi 802.11ac to be the New Norm with better connectivity even in thin network environment and lower power consumption. Bluetooth Smart Ready, or generation 4.0 will be available with same 100-metre range and speed (26Mbps) as Bluetooth 3.0 but with higher energy efficiency. On the terms of Internet Usage the company have revealed that in 2014 250+ mn Internet users can be there as compared to this year’s 210 mn internet users.
The company has revealed that next year they are going to reveal the phones having Ultra HD(3,840X2,160 resolution) and WQHD (2,560×1,440 resolution) with ppi’s of 500 and more. and the Active 3D tech is also on the way. Also, the company is planning to launch the phones with New Operating Systems based on Open Source. So, that is all for now, at this current moment we do not have any details about an upcoming phone. So, for more info do check out the Press Release below. We are surely going to keep our sharp eyes on Karbonn next year.
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Karbonn announces its clear ambitions to focus on Top Mobile technology trends to deliver the best of smart devices for Indian consumers in 2014
~Aiming high to ‘revolutionize’ and ‘massify’ the Smartphone experience of Indian Mobile consumer~
New Delhi, 26.12.13; Karbonn, India’s leading mobile brand looks towards the upcoming 2014 with huge aspirations. The upcoming year which would be very strategically important for the Indian mobile market, will be the one where Karbonn will take the next leap with an aim of reaching out to a greater consumer-base of the country, riding on the top technology trends that will change the face of smart device industry in India.
Announcing the top technology trends as the focus areas of Karbonn, Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn said, “It will be the perfect blend of technology and consumer orientation that will take us to the next leap of our mission of massifying smart devices in India. The net positive estimates for the Indian mobile market is encouraging Karbonn to focus heavily on the Indian mobile market with its retinue of customer-centric products & services, and by a more streamlined and consumer-oriented Karbonn ‘Smart’ mobile eco-system. The year 2014 is ready to witness the greatest of smart device tech trends and will ensure the evolution and growth of a great Mobile Ecosystem in 2014.”
With the surge of the new tech trends, Karbonn is looking towards 2014 as the Year full of opportunities to touch new benchmarks and to create new horizons for the Smartphone sector of India.
Trends 2013 2014
1 App Ecosystem The year witnessed an upsurge in generic applications ranging from Gaming, Basic Entertainment, utilities & content consumption apps 2014 is all set to experience a new evolution of the app Ecosystem with specific/targeted solutions.
From movie rental/purchase, e-books download, Live TV, apps with Improved location targeting and supporting personalization will create new vistas of smart device communication.
Apps for specific needs will transform the phone into self styled boutique catering to every sector of the society and enhancing everyday life
2 Smartphone as an identification module The Finger printing sensor is introduced on one smartphone but has paved the way for the technology to mushroom Smart devices equipped with new hi-tech Smart Sensors and cameras to enable finger printing and smart eye tracking will enable our body to become the new identity/password for transactions, check-ins, smart inputs etc.
3 Better Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity Existing technology penetration v.i.z Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n protocols & Bluetooth Classic Wi-Fi 802.11ac to be the New Norm with better connectivity even in thin network environment and lower power consumption. Bluetooth Smart Ready, or generation 4.0 will be available with same 100-metre range and speed (26Mbps) as Bluetooth 3.0 but with higher energy efficiency
4 Internet Usage 130 mn mobile internet users. Total 210 mn internet users (IAMAI – IMRB International study) Mobile internet users in the country will Grow to 200mn creating a huge demand for new and affordable communication solutions.
2014 to touch 250+ mn Internet users (expected)
5 Processing capabilities An explosion of Dual Cores & Quad cores with processing speeds ranging from 1.5GHz to 2.2GHz Octa-cores and optimized processors with 64 bit architecture will offer better multitasking capability and high energy efficiency.
Miniaturization of chips leads to faster and better technology which could be used effectively for high end processes bridging the deficit between personal computers and phones.
Clock speeds up to 2.5GHz-3GHz
6 Camera 8 MP cameras become common Camera being the key aspiration factor will witness large sensor size and greater than 16 MP image resolutions with optical image stabilization technology.
Better software optimization with lower shutter lag and better HDR modes will redefine the camera experience
7 Wearable & Flexible Technology Wrist wearable technology- working as a pair with a smart device for full functionality Advent of devices with complete smart device delivery and the ability to integrate with human lifestyles will be one important aspect of the mobility evolution
8 Screens 2013 saw a lot of changes in screens and has become one of the key preferences for opting smart devices. HD, FHD(1,920×1,080 resolution) with up to 400ppi and introduction of Passive 3D has transformed the smartphone screens 2014 to experience Ultra HD(3,840X2,160 resolution) and WQHD (2,560×1,440 resolution) with ppi’s of 500 and more.
Active 3D Technology will be the next buzz.
9 Operating System With over 90% market share in India, Android has become the most dominant player in the OS market New Operating Systems based on Open Source model will emerge strongly.
Existing Operating System- updates will support multitasking with ease, seamless integration with multiple devices for entertainment & productivity.
10 Carrier technology Handsets with Multi-Band and Dual SIM technology with 3G+2G capabilities gained the smartphone user’s attention Handsets with multi-mode, multi-band LTE trans receivers supporting 4G, 3G and 2G technologies to enhance the user experience
Karbonn, launched in March 2009, has emerged as the 3rd largest mobile phone brand in India (Source: IDC Report, June 2013 for Q1 2013). Karbonn already has over 85,000 retail partners and 870+ service centers across the country. The FY 2012-13 Sales T/O was Rs.2400 Crores & the target for FY 2013-14 is Rs.4000 Crores. Karbonn’s international footprint includes South Asia, Philippines, Singapore, Middle East & 6 countries in Africa.