Overall, Karbonn A7 Star is a smart and attractive phone, offered in black color in a slim and sleek design. With powerful processor and operating system it operates smoothly and is supported by good connectivity features and dual SIM. This is a budget Smartphone with good specifications and features.
Using this mobile for the past 14 days...nI bought it from local store, our area (628617) is not under flipkart delivery area...nnPros...nn1. Large screen, 4.5 inchesn2. Mobile Looks like xperia zn3. Crystal clear displayn4. Superb touch responsen5. Pretty fast dual core processorn6. 2G speed is awesome, i enjoy upto 40 kbps download speed in DOCOMOn7. Battery backup, 5 hrs of contnious internet usage and listening musicn8. Decent camera clearityn9. I wont play action games. can play fruit ninja, angry birds, tap the frog, townsmen, skater boy, temple run, cordy 2 & subway surfers without lagnnConsnn1. No 3Gn2. Only 164 mb internal memory (widgets, themes, can be used only when installed in internal memory, playstore downloads apps only in internal memory, even apps installed in sd card shares some memory in internal memory. i can have only 8 games in my mobile)n3. Little burden while carryingn4. headset provided by Karbonn is horrible, I use my HP H1000 headphones...n5. Touch responds madly while charging in the charger provided with the box... cant even unlock my pattern lock... im using samsung charger... no problem while charging via samsung charger and usb...n6. takes more time to charge while charging via USB...n7. no seperate USB cable, charger wire was used as USB cable...n8. i experience these irritating problems, dono abt othrs...nnFinal verdictnnBuy this if u want to own a big screen mobile...ntry lava iris 405, it comes with 3G and 2GB internal memory, rest of the features were sme xcpt screen size... lava iris 405 have 4 inch screen only... my bad luck flipkart doesnt deliver in my area... if flipkart does, i would have bought lava iris 405 instead karbonn smart a7 star...nnLovin my mobile, at the same time a small (day by day growing bigger and bigger) disappoinment in the corner of my heart...nnUpdated review after 7 months!nPlease dont buy this product!nnAfter 7 months of usage, i have to charge my mobile three timeas a day... Only 90 mins battery backup... Warranty for battery is 6 months.. im robbed... worst battery backup.. don go for cheap android like karbonn, lava, micromax etc... most of my friends are complainig the same... Get sony, htc or atleast samsung for good battery battery backup... Nokia lumia 520 is d best, 2 days decent battery backup...
Karbonn has put in all it could in under 6.3k.nYou can't ask more. It is certainly a value for money proposition.nWhen you get an Android ICS smartphone with a 5MP primary camera and a front VGA for video calling with 1Ghz of dual core processing coupled with a decent 512MBs of RAM and a 4.5" screen with a dual SIM offering under 6300 bucks, you certainly can't ask for more. Good specs, good looks and a good build quality.nBut having said that, my only concern is the Karbonn branding, frankly I havn't used Karbonn phones and have a concern for their quality.
|Operating System||Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)|
|SIM Slot(s)||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Dimensions||113 (H) x 66 (W) x 10.4 (T) mm|
|Screen Size||4.5 inches (11.43 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||480 x 800 pixels|
|Pixel Density||207 ppi|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Screen to Body Ratio||77.21 %|
|Processor||Dual core, 1 GHz, Cortex A9|
|Graphics||PowerVR SGX 531 Ultra|
|Internal Memory||164 MB|
|Expandable Memory||Up to 32 GB|
|Resolution||5 MP Primary Camera|
|Image Resolution||2048 x 1536 Pixels|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom|
|Resolution||0.3 MP Front Camera|
|Talktime||Up to 5 Hours(2G)|
|Standby Time||Up to 135 Hours(2G)|
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|USB Connectivity||USB 2.0|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Other Sensors||Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|
Dual core 1.3 GHz vs Dual core 1000 MHz
Higher pixel density:
233 ppi vs 207 ppi
More internal memory:
4.00 GB vs 164 MB
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