Karbonn Sparkle V Android One smartphone launched for Rs. 6399

After a long wait, the first round of the ultra-affordable Android One smartphones has been released. Karbonn has launched the Karbonn Sparkle V.


Karbonn, which is one of the partners of Google’s Android One project, has announced the Karbonn Sparkle V, which is the company’s first Android One smartphone. The device has a 4.5 inch display with resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek processor with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. There is also a Mali 400 GPU.

The Karbonn Sparkle V has a rear facing 5 MP camera with LED flash. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android KitKat version with a 1700 mAh battery. The handset is priced at Rs. 6399 and would be available in Red colour exclusively on Snapdeal from today at 3:30 p.m.

Speaking about the Karbonn Sparkle V, Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn, said, “Recognizing the potential of mobile phone technology in empowering the masses, Karbonn has been focused towards bringing cutting–edge mobile phone devices packed with innovative features to the consumers. The launch of Android One powered Sparkle V in collaboration with Google is aimed at fulfilling our combined vision of bringing millions of untapped Indian consumers under the mobile technology fold. Instant software upgrades, fast and responsive interface and pre-embedded popular apps has been designed in line with the needs of the consumers of emerging markets like India.”

Karbonn Sparkle V specs:

  • 4.5 inch display
  • 854 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.3 GHz quad core processor
  • Mali 400 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 5 MP primary camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4.4 KitKat
  • 1700 mAh battery