With the news hitting the headlines and astonishing the public, Sirin Labs launches their smartphone Solarin priced at above $14,000. What? Around nine lakhs? Is it worth it? These are the questions hovering around the minds of the people.
The 205g weighing 3.07 inches’ width phone came to market on June 3rd, 2016. The phone comes with Android O.S. 5.1.1 and 5.5” inch display. It has IPS LCD technology display of 2560 X 1440 pixel resolution at 538 ppi. The contrast ratio of the phone is 1500:1 and the maximum brightness is 600 cd/m2. The display comes with a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. Talking about the camera, well, has super high-resolution 24MP rear camera with a focus of 2.0 aperture and 80 degrees diagonal viewing angle. It has laser auto-focus and quad color multi-tone flash. At such a price, people might think that something great must be there with the camera at least, but it’s almost the same as that of Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone. The camera of the phone supports up to 24MP stills imaging and possesses Optical Image Stabilization also. Few features of the camera are
1. Burst mode
2. HDR imaging
3. Image geotagging
5. Photo filters 6. Chrome Flash
7. OptiZoom, Etc.
The camcorder supports 4K recording at 3840 X 2160-pixel resolution, FHD video recording at 1920 X 1080 ppi and Slow Motion HD recording at 1280 X 720 ppi. The front camera has a flash visible light with 8MP camera and 2.4 apertures. It has 75 degrees diagonal viewing angle and stills imaging up to 8MP. It supports 4G, 3G as well as 2G networks, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Hotspot and WiGig at 60 GHz. It supports just one nano-sim. It has 4040 mAh Li-ion battery thus supporting quick a charge. It supports nine sensors including the fingerprint sensor, barometer, and many others. It supports 20 languages including English. Some special services of this phone are
1. SIRIN LABS Assists
2. The Secure Calls and Messaging service
3. Cyber Protection
It is also dust and water resistance and has some security related features too. Those are like end-to-end encrypted emails, calls, and messages, security shield activated with the security switch, up-to-date patches of security updates of the world cyber security threats, on-device threat protection, etc.
This smartphone possesses an important switch. This switch is at the back, and it flips to a cyber secure mode, which then allows only outgoing calls and encrypted messaging. Some of the great and valued reviews reveal that the camera has superb specifications, although images captured are blurry, overexposed or immediately unimpressive. It has impressive storage of 128GB nut is not-expandable. At the same time, having only no option of secondary sim card is somewhere disappointing. But, we cannot move from the fact that the uplink and the downlink speed offered is way far better than other smartphones. The uplink speed of the phone is up to 450 Mbps whereas the downlink speed is up to 150 Mbps. The handset has titanium strength, reinforced glass to protect the curved display screen as well as the camera lens and a technical leather back panel.
One more impressing feature of this phone is that it supports 802.11ac 2 X 2 MU-MIMO technology, i.e. multi-user multiple inputs. Thus lets the phone offers up to three times the speed and capacity of conventional and incorporated multi-gigabit Wi-Fi technology as fast as near up to 4.6 Gbps.
This phone is just launched and yet remains time till it reaches the stores for sale. User reviews are yet to arrive.