Xolo Introduces Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5 with Hive ROM for Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 9,999

Xolo has today launched 2 new Omega series smartphones – Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5. Company has introduced these devices via press conference hosted on Twitter. Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5 will be available online and offline starting from December 10th and December 20th, 2014 respectively.


Omega 5.0 flaunts a 5 inch IPS LCD display with the HD resolution of 720×1280 pixels. It features an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and 2 mega pixel front facing camera for selfie lovers. Omega 5.0 also packs a 2100 mAh battery which according to Xolo will last for 22 hour of talk time and 625 hours of standby time on 2 G.

On the other hand, Omega 5.5 is a bigger 5.5 inch IPS LCD display variant with same HD resolution. It comes with 13 MP Sony Exmor RS camera on its back surface with LED flash and a 2 MP camera at front. It is powered by a 2600 mAh battery.

If we talk about CPU, Both Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5 are powered by Octa Core MTK6592M Processor clocked at 1.4 GHz with Mali-450MP4 GPU assisted by 1 GB RAM and 8 GB inbuilt memory which is expanded up to 32 GB using Micro SD card.

On the software front, both these devices run HIVE ROM based on Android 4.4 KitKat and company says that latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update will be available on both devices. Other features include- EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, Micro USB slot and dual sim functionality.

Speaking on the launch, Vishal Sehgal, Co-founder & Director, Lava International- also owns brand XOLO, said “As mobile technology evolves, our focus on bringing The Next Level to our customers gathers pace. Tomorrow’s smartphone user cannot be well-served without a perfect cocktail of hardware and software. And that’s exactly what Omega stands for.”

Xolo is offering attractive data plans to its Omega users like Omega 5.0 users can get 500 MB free data and users of it’s another variant will get 1 GB data per month for 2 months. Users will benefit from unlimited music data for 2 months via Vodafone Music, on both devices.

Key Specifications of Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5:

Model Name Omega 5.0 Omega 5.5
Display 5 inch HD display 5.5 inch HD display
Processor 1.4 GHz Octa Core MTK6592M Processor 1.4 GHz Octa Core MTK6592M Processor
Camera 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera 13 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera
Battery 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Internal Storage 8 GB 8 GB
Price 8,999 INR 9,999 INR
Dual Sim Yes Yes

Omega 5.0 is priced at Rs. 8,999 and will be available starting 10th December onwards, across top 10 cities and eventually will be available in the next 100 cities, by next month. Omega 5.5 will be available at Rs. 9,999 from 20th December onwards, across all authorized retail counters and modern trade outlets.

Author: Pooja

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