Spice has finally joined the 4G smartphone bandwagon with the launch of its very first 4G LTE smartphone, the Spice Stellar 519. Although, Spice has officially priced Stellar 519 at Rs. 8,499, but you can buy it from online retailer Saholic for Rs. 7,999. Recently a lot of 4G LTE based smartphones are getting released by various smartphone companies. Some of the recently released 4G smartphones include Lenovo A5000, Lenovo A6000, Xiaomi Mi 4i, Moto E (2nd Gen) 4G.
The Stellar 519 boasts of 64-bit processor and runs Android 4.4.4 Kitkat out of the box. However, Spice has not made clear if it will be getting any upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop in future.
This smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, which is also found in recently launched Moto E (2nd Gen) 4G LTE. The Stellar 519 sports a 5-inch display with FWVGA resolution, whereas the main competitor Moto E 4G has a much better qHD display combined with a smaller screen.
It comes equipped with 1 GB of RAM and a built-in 8 GB of storage, apart from usual microSD card slot. Coming to the camera, Stellar 519 features an 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 3.2 megapixel front shooter.
Spice is additionally offering the Snapdragon Audio+ and Voice+ technologies as well as support for regional Indian languages. It comes with dual-SIM support, with one SIM slot offering 4G as well as HSPA+ 3G connectivity.
The Spice Stellar 519 is shipped with a pretty decent 2,500 mAh battery. However, Spice has not rated this battery on the duration of talk time or the standby it can offer to users. All other connectivity options like Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi b/g/n are made available in Stellar 519. This smartphone is currently available in two color options – blue and grey on Saholic and major retail outlets.
Spice Stellar 519 Key Specifications:
- Display: 5-inch, FWVGA 854 x 480 pixels
- OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat
- CPU: 1.2GHz quad-core, Snapdragon 410
- GPU: Adreno 306
- Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB storage (expandable up to 32GB)
- Camera: 8MP rear, 3.2MP front
- Battery: 2500mAh