Taking the stock Android experience to the next level, Indian mobile vendor XOLO has unveiled 8X-1000 smartphone with company’s new custom user interface HIVE. In-addition the smartphone features octa-core processor, 8 megapixel camera, 5inch HD display and all with a price tag of Rs 13,999.

Main highlight of the XOLO 8X-1000 smartphone is its custom UI – HIVE build over the stock Android 4.4 KitKat. The HIVE UI offers a host of new features and enhancements that changes the way users interact with their device. It brings flatter and minimalistic design along with tweaks to enhance efficiency. Another unique feature it offers is the Connect – which is one-of-a-kind platform that fosters and encourages collaboration. Through this platform users can connect directly with HIVE developers and designers to give them feedback as well as request new features for their smartphone.

Xolo unveils 8X-1000 with Android custom UI HIVE for Rs 13,999

Another feature of HIVE is edge – which is a personalisation and digital content delivery platform for designers who can collaborate with developers and design exclusive themes, ringtones and wallpapers. [Know more about HIVE]

Coming back to the smartphone, XOLO 8X-1000 sports a 5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 support. The device is powered by 1.4 GHz Octa Core MT6592M MediaTek processor coupled with 2GB RAM and quad-core ARM Mali 450 GPU for supreme gaming experience. The smartphone got 16GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 32GB using microSD card. On the rear the XOLO 8X-1000 got a 8 megapixel Exmor R Sensor camera with 1.4um micron pixel size and f/2.0 aperture that can capture stunning photos. On the front it also got a 2 megapixel camera for selfies and video chats.

On the connectivity side XOLO 8X-1000 got dual-SIM capability along with support for 3G and 2G network. It also got WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.

  • 5 inch HD display (1280 X 720 pixels) 294 ppi
  • 1.4 GHz Octa Core MT6592M MediaTek processor with 2GB RAM
  • ARM Mali 450 GPU
  • HIVE built on Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
  • 16GB internal storage and expandable using micrSD
  • dual-SIM
  • 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 1920 mAh Li-ion battery

XOLO 8X-1000 is priced competitively at Rs 13,999 and will be available on all popular online and offline retail stores across India from the second week of August 2014.

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