IOcean Mobiles a Shenzhen, China based mobile phone brand is set to launch in India as well. They are the actual OEM manufacturer for a Russian mobile phone and Avea Telecom Turkey and inspired by ZTE and Huawei they are now planning to come out with their own base and promotion in India. IOcean Mobiles will launch IOcean S5 a dual core phone and IOcean X7quad core phone on 10th March 2013.IOcean S5 Phone

So after Mogu S1 with cheapest quad core phone at $50, Jiayu and Umi X1 and X2 mobiles, IOcean have announced their intentions very clear. None of the above handsets maker has launched device yet, they have just announced. Some of these companies have started selling their device by setting up an online eStore.

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iOcean S5

iOcean Sheng S5 will straightaway be a phablet phone with staggering 5.3” IPS touchscreen display (measured diagonally) with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. This phone easily beats Lenovo S880 smartphone in terms of specifications when compared. It will be powered with 1.2 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor with 512 MB RAM and includes 4 GB internal memory. There is 8 mega pixel camera on the rear side and it also has 3 mega pixel front facing camera as well.

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The 2250 mAh battery loaded on the rear side of the phone with removable type provides 6 hours talk time and 240 hours of standby time. It will include all those multimedia functions found in any of the Android phones like WiFi, WiFi tether. The smartphone is certainly not the slimmest one as it measures a thickness of 10.6 mm.

iOcean S5 has following specifications –

  • 5.3” IPS touchscreen display
  • 960 x 540 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8225 dual core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 8 mega pixel rear side camera
  • 3 mega pixel front facing camera
  • 3G HSDPA, 4 GB internal memory
  • Micro Sd card slot
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • WiFi, WiFi tether
  • 2250 Mah battery
  • 148.8mm x 77.8mm x 10.6mm
  • Micro USB, 3.5 mm headset

Pricing & Availability

It will be available in White and Black color variants at a price in between Rs 7,000 to Rs 8500 when lands in India. It will be launch officially on March 10th and following which it will be available by April first week.  It will be a surprise challenge for Micromax A116Gionee Dream D1 and Karbonn S1 Titanium phones in India.