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At a price tag of Rs. 8,999, the Xolo Omega 5.0 is a decent budget smartphone. Even though it is priced slightly on the higher side compared to its competitors, the octa-core processor offers better performance than its competitors that justifies the price tag. The design and the build quality could have been better and the audio quality could be improved, otherwise this is definitely a good contender in the price range. Xolo also has the Omega 5.5 smartphone with better specifications that includes a 13MP rear camera and 2600mAh battery. You can check that out too if you are looking for a... Full review
It feels as though Xolo and/or its manufacturing partners in China slapped Windows Phone 8.1 onto the hardware they had lying around just because they could, without really fine-tuning the end result. There definitely is scope for improvement.
The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM is the closest competitor in terms of pricing, and while it might be well built with a brilliant battery, it has a different balance of specifications. You'll get a more powerful processor but a lower resolution screen and half the amount of RAM. On the Android side of the fence, you could pick up the 8GB versio... Full review
It's clear that a lot of effort and even some original thought has gone into the Hive UI. Considering this is the company's first release, it's very polished and no major features are missing. We hope to see regular updates that improve usability and flexibility. A few months from now users might prefer stock Android L to any custom skin, so it will be interesting to see how Xolo evolves the Hive UI from here.
The 8X-1000 seems to be targeted at style-conscious users who like to stand out and are more concerned with features than performance. There are of course things about it w... Full review