Domestic company, Salora has launched its third smartphone under the brand name Arya, dubbed as Arya Z3, priced at 6,999 INR. This successor of Arya Z2 is exclusively available on Amazon.in in Black color. The handset has the same price as 3 G variant of upcoming Moto E, let’s take a look at the hardware.
Arya Z3 is fitted with a 5 inch IPS OGS display with the resolution of 720×1280 pixels. It has an octa core MediaTek MT6592 processor ticking at 1.4 GHz with Mali 450 GPU, backed by 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of inbuilt memory and an expansion slot for Micro SD card support.
Arya Z3 comes with a 8 MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash, a 2 MP camera on the front for selfie fans and video chats. Also, there is a 2200 mAh battery onboard which should be good enough for one day usage. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / A-GPS, Micro USB port and dual SIM functionality.
Arya Z3 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS out of the box and the company hasn’t specified whether it will be updated to Android Lollipop or not. Other features include ultra power saving mode for long battery life and hotknot feature which allows you to exchange files by simply putting two Hotknot running phones together.
Phone also supports lock screen gestures which allow you to directly launch apps from lockscreen.
Commenting on the launch, Gopal Jiwarajka, CMD, Salora International says, “We are excited to partner once again with Amazon for Arya Series. The superlative customer and technical reviews on previous Arya phones has been a great inspiration to expand the Arya Range of products and bring out even more consumer centric devices such as the Z3. The launch of Arya Z3 with Amazon shall help us reach the untouched Indian consumers and the emerging markets of affordable Technology. We aim to leverage the expertise of Amazon Online Retail and are looking forward to build the new wave in technology. Arya Z3, is the riposte to our continuous effort to make technology available easily and at affordable prices to the greater masses of India.”
Key Specifications of Salora Arya Z3:
|Model||Salora Arya Z3|
|Display||5 inch HD IPS OGS display|
|Processor||1.4 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6592|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Camera||8 MP rear and 2 MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||8 GB|
Salora Arya Z3 is available in only Black color for Rs. 6,999. The company has partnered with an e-commerce channel, Amazon.in to sell this device online only.