Cellkon Campus A20: Endorsed by AR Rahman, it's a decent cell phone to buy at under Rs 6K

Written by Sudhir Chowdhary | Updated: Nov 7 2013, 20:26pm hrs
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Cellkon Campus A20: Powerful, simple and beautiful. Millions of people use the Android mobile platform because its powerful and easy to navigate. The home screen, apps, and widgets are simple to use right out of the box and can be easily configured to the users preferences. Android devices come in all kinds of sizes, with all sorts of features, and at all sorts of prices. Few are however aware that each version of Android is named after a dessert, for instance the new Android is Jelly Bean. Put simply, with Android youre in control of your mobile experience.

The Google mobile platform has also been a hit among homegrown device makers. While not everyone can afford the very latest Android phones, technology has advanced to the point where you can actually get a great smartphone without breaking your bank. Take for instance, the Campus A20 from Celkon Mobiles. This is an Indian mobile phone maker that offers devices in the budget segment. Recently, it has come in the limelight for its music series smartphones endorsed by AR Rahman.


*Display: 4 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen

*Operating system: Android OS, v4.2.0 (Jelly Bean)

*Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core processor

*SIM: Dual SIM

*Memory: MicroSD, up to 32 GB

*Camera: 3.2 megapixel front camera

*Battery: Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery

* Estimated street price:Rs 5,999

But we are here to talk about their Campus A20, which features a 4 inch, TFT capacitive touchscreen, along with the widely popular Android versionstock 4.3 Jelly Bean. Under the hood, it sports a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, though the chipset has not been revealed in the product manual. But this is enough power for web browsing and social networking. It includes 256 MB of RAM and comes with 512 MB inbuilt storage which can be expanded upto 32 GB. It sports a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with no flash.

The A20 is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM. The device packs a 1500mAh battery and connectivity options available in the device are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE and micro-USB. With its 4-inch screen and dual-core processor, the Celkon A20 wont tempt gadget geeks among you. But if you are looking for a slice of Android on the cheap, this device should be definitely on your list. At R5,999, the A20 presents some pretty good value in the affordable Android phones range.