Indian OEM Smartron will launch a flagship smartphone with Snapdragon 845 Soc in India within the second quarter of this 12 months. The knowledge comes straight kind the horse’s mouth as Narsi Reddy, the co-founder and managing director at Smartron has stated that the corporate is already in talks with Qualcomm. With its flagship smartphone, the corporate plans to tackle firms like OnePlus and Xiaomi. As reported by Teletom Discuss, Reddy revealed this whereas talking with bloggers at Smartron’s workplace in Hyderabad.
Each Xiaomi and OnePlus will even launch their flagship units within the Q2 2018. It looks like, by launching its flagship across the similar time, Smartron desires to show some extent. In current occasions, homegrown firms have didn’t compete with numerous Chinese language manufacturers similar to Xiaomi, Lenovo and even Coolpad. The primary cause behind that is Chinese language telephones have at all times been a superb discount with spectacular options, trendy design, and most significantly inexpensive pricing.
Therefore, if Smartron desires to make an influence within the thoughts of Indian prospects, its upcoming flagship smartphone has be priced aggressively. Narsi Reddy, nonetheless, was cautious sufficient to not give away any particulars of the machine. In any case, it will likely be very nice to see an Indian model providing a top-notch smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s newest flagship processor.
Through the interplay session, Narsi Reddy additionally assured that the Smartron srt.cellphone could be upgraded to Android Oreo quickly as the corporate has already began testing the newest iteration of Google’s cellular working system. The t.cellphone P will obtain the Oreo replace in future as properly.
Smartron started its journey as a smartphone model with the launch of t.cellphone in 2016. Nonetheless, the corporate acquired the style of success solely after it launched the srt.cellphone final 12 months. The Sachin Tendulkar branded smartphone carried out fairly properly when it comes to gross sales.
The Smartron launched its third smartphone known as t.cellphone P solely yesterday. Priced at simply Rs. 7,999, it comes with fairly first rate specs together with a large 5,000mAh battery. As you may see, the corporate has at all times centered within the entry or price range phase. Now, it will likely be fascinating to see what are the strategical modifications Smartron will make when it enters the high-end phase.