Unboxing Flipkart's new smartphone, the Billion Capture +


Flipkart has a smartphone of its own and now it's gone on sale.

Flipkart's Billion Capture Plus went on sale from Wednesday (November 15). The smartphone comes under Flipkart's very own private label - Billion - which was introduced back in July this year. There is also an exchange offer of up to 12,999 and an extra off of Rs 1,000 on Honor 6X, Lenovo K5 Note and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

The online retailer is offering a Buyback Guarantee option where users can exchange the smartphone with a new phone by getting a certain amount back for the replaced device. The 3GB RAM version costs Rs 10,999, while the 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 12,999. The major highlight of the smartphone is the dual rear camera.

Further, customers will get an extra 10 percent instant discount on purchase via HDFC debit or credit card.

The Billion Capture+ is powered by the Snapdragon 625, a favorite in this segment. It includes two 13-megapixel cameras - whereby the primary camera comes with an RGB sensor while the secondary camera includes a monochrome sensor. "To make the proposition even more attractive on the launch day, we've also lined up many exclusive offers", said Hrishikesh Thite, Category Head, Billion. Additionally, Idea prepaid users will get 60GB of free data, while Ola users will get 10-ride Ola Share Pass worth Rs 249 for free.

According to Flipkart, buyers will get additional 20% discount on products under the Billion range, and up to 60% discount on Flipkart SmartBuy products.

Commenting on the sales, Billion Category Head Hrishikesh Thite said the Billion Capture+ packs an impressive set of features, all created to deliver on Indian smartphone buyers' biggest needs. The smartphone runs stock Android 7.1.2 Nougat with a promise of no bloatware and an upgrade to Android Oreo. It has 3GB/4GB RAM with 32GB/64GB storage which is expandable up to 128GB through a MicroSD card. The smartphone has a 5.5-inch Full-HD display with 2.5D Dragontrail Glass and 401ppi pixel density.

The dual-SIM handset is backed by a 3500mAh battery which the company claims can last up to two days. The company says that a forthcoming update will enable the tronX platform on the Billion Capture+, bringing "highly intelligent, localized and personalized experiences and services" to the device. The phone also supports Quick Charge which gives you up to seven hours of battery life in fifteen minutes of charging.