Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO: Another Windows based phone in the market

Though its below Android and iOS on the basis of popularity, Windows has proved that it can also be a tough competitor in the smartphone market. Day by day its becoming popular and the news of Cortana is definitely a strategic as well as a decisive move by Microsoft against other operating systems out there. What we are mostly pleased with is its UI, which is very beautiful. Initially launched by Nokia, some companies like HTC, Samsung, Micromax, etc. have also taken the initiative to feature phones based on Windows platform.  We have yet another company kown as ‘Prestigio’ that has already unveiled its own version of Windows phone named, ‘MultiPhone 8500 DUO’. It has a pretty impressive design and looks good enough for a smartphone. Let’s study its specifications:-

  • OS: Windows 8.1
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal memory:  4 GB
  • Memory support: upto 32 GB via MicroSD card
  • Dual SIM card support
  • Processor: Quad Core, 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 CPU
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 400
  • Camera: Primary 8MP, Secondary 2 MP
  • 5” IPS LCD Capacitive TouchScreen
  • Weight: 143g
  • Screen size: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • 1080p video recording

Priced at $290, it is expected to be lauched soon in July, 2014. With so many features it seems like a bang for buck smartphone within a budget of 20,000 INR.

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Amlan is a hardcore gaming freak, who is the COO and Editor-in-Chief at Tech Legends. Presently, he is pursuing his B.Tech in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He is an avid fan of gadgets and always keeps in touch with what's happening around in the tech world. Apart from gaming and technology, he loves to research a lot regarding the culture and geography of various countries, cities, etc. He is also a writer and his first book titled,"A Brief Study of Japan", was published when he was in 9th grade. His motto is, "Keep moving forward and never ever give up".