Karbonn A5

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₹ 2,899
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Shades Black+White
OS Android v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Internal Storage 512 MB
Display Size 3.5 inch
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Primary Rear Camera 2.0 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom
Battery Standard Li-ion 1420 mAh
Processor 800 MHz
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Announced June, 2013
Form Factor Touch Bar
Box Content Charger, Headset, USB Cable
Shades Black+White
OS Android v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Languages English
Processor & Sound
Processor 800 MHz
Display Colours 265K
Display Resolution (H) 320 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 480 pixels
Display Size 3.5 inch
Pixels Per Inch Density 180 ppi
Display Type LCD
Display Features Pinch in Zoom
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Camera Resolution 1600x1200 pixels
Digital Zoom
Primary Rear Camera 2.0 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom
RAM & Storage
Call Log
Memory Card microSD/T- Flash, Up to 32 GB
Internal Storage 512 MB
Battery Size & Backup
Battery Standard Li-ion 1420 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Browser WAP
Networks 2G + 3G (Dual Sim)
Data Speed HSDPA Up to 7.2 Mbps
2G Network GSM 900/1800 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 2100 MHz
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Alarm Clock
In-built Torch
SNS Integration
Music Player
Video Player
Voice Recording
Image Viewer
Video Recording
3.5mm Jack/Port
Ringtones Polyphonic, MIDI, MP3
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM
3D G-Sensor
Proximity Sensor

Karbonn A5 Review

06 Jan, 15 04:22 PM


3G Based Dual SIM Smartphone With Outdated OS
By Amrit

Karbonn A5 is an affordable smartphone announced in July, 2013. Apart from box contents, company offers a screen guard and a free additional cover panel. It is dual SIM device with dual standby mode that runs on Android v2.3.6 (Gingerbread) OS which is an outdated version. It is powered by a 800 MHz processor and incorporated with an internal memory of 512 MB which is further expandable upto 32 GB by using microSD card where the user can move apps to the external memory and free up internal storage for better performance. It is being offered in two shades like Black and White and is priced at Rs. 5000.

It is a bar shaped device which carries a 3.5- inch TFT capacitive touchscreen which shows off a color depth of 265K along with a pixel density of 180ppi. At the front side there are 4 touch sensitive buttons, 3.5mm jack, volume button on the left, power button on top as well as USB port at the bottom. In camera department, it is equipped with 2 MP rear shooter which offers a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels. The handset has no front camera for selfies and video calls. As far as internet and connectivity is concerned, it comes loaded with regular features such as 3G, Bluetooth, USB and Wi-Fi.

For the purpose of entertainment, it is being offered with features like FM, music player, video player, games and video recording. In order to send and receive messages it offer services such as SMS, MMS, Email and IM. Other features offered by the device comprises calendar, alarm clock, in-built torch and SNS integration. It is backed by standard Li-ion 1420 mAh battery which offers normal talktime as well as standby time.

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29-01-2013 10:03:00

Karbonn mob. Is known for its bad services even by manufacturing defaults.I wasted my money in karbonn a5

Victor Lenz

14-01-2013 06:27:00

Dude its android phone you can download tons of application eg mx player

Victor Lenz

14-01-2013 06:26:00

Yeah.... Its awesome Phone. I've bought it 2mnth before. Only drawback i think is its battery power. But I must say its very nice choice.... Awesome Experience on this phone


11-01-2013 08:09:00

can we connect this mobile to pc for browsing?? pls reply fast


15-11-2012 12:54:00

karbonnn A5 is much better .. its look is awesome. u will love it size is also larger than A57.. Go for it .. much better phone .. battery life is also goood.


19-10-2012 10:26:00

worst mobile ... camera resolution small, no flash, worst set of headfone avilable..... 8437563444


18-10-2012 07:33:00

hey guys...i hv a question regarding this karbonn A5. how is it's performance? can we play hd games nd hd movies in this mobile? nd which will b better,micromax A57 or Karbonn A5??


17-10-2012 02:20:00

a amazing mobile in a affordable prize 4all

sagar tembhare

04-10-2012 12:47:00

go to android market web site and download mx video player


04-10-2012 10:35:00

It is a good phone rather than samsung galaxy phones. A good battery backup, good camera at reasonable price. If any one wants to buy android smartphone at cheaper price must buy Karbonn A5. I am using it since last two months and not having any problem.


01-10-2012 19:09:00

I was just amazed!!Karbonn-They ve made it!!This phone has superb cool features for very less a cost!!!I am using it over 2 weeks and now there are no issues...Only con is the brand name-Karbonn..But does nt matter!!!The more we buy,the more it gains popularity and becomes a trusted brand..Go Karbonn Rock!!!


01-10-2012 19:03:00

yes!Multitasking is possible..


22-09-2012 12:45:00

is multi tasking is possible in this mobile


21-09-2012 16:28:00

This is the best smart budget phone. Excellent job karbonn keep it up you will be s oon market leaders


19-09-2012 14:45:00

Buy it if ur Budget under 6000.......................In my opinion Best phone..............................:)

Rahul Sharma

15-09-2012 18:21:00

Is video player there?? as over here its showing there is no video player... so such a smart phone with all features.. doesn't play video... seems very odd... pls reply fast...as i wanted to buy this.. bt video feature not there is stopping me..

sunillllllll dutttt

29-08-2012 19:16:00

its lovely mobile with good cost daily gets compliments


14-08-2012 15:16:00

hai friends , i purchased this mobile 0ne week before its working condition is very bad, Bluetooth not working, cant able to access 3g mobile is hangin...my suggestion is to waste of money

Kannabiran Rock

23-07-2012 05:27:00

Karbonn A5 Mobile is a Amazing mobile... i purchased the mobile 2days before and mobile look is very cool with the black with white combination. The the Touch screen is so smooth and very responsive and the display is also lovely and Camera is okay and Battery is good Since i have not used the internet features in that i can not tell that except that the is Lovely with all these features..!!!