The Bengaluru-based startup, Creo has gathered a lot of attention in the recent times about the launch of its first Android smartphone called as Creo Mark 1. While all the brands focus on the hardware part, Creo has come up with a unique idea of guaranteed software updates for unmatched user experience. As teased earlier, the company has today officially launched the Creo Mark 1 smartphone at an event held in New Delhi. As said earlier, the Creo Mark 1 will receive new OS updates every month that will make the user feel they are using a new phone. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 19,999 and is available for purchase online exclusively via Flipkart and CreoSense website. The Mark 1 also comes with ‘EngraveMyPhone’ option that is offered for free for first 2000 customers only on the CreoSense website.
Coming to the specifications part, the Creo Mark 1 flaunts a 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad-HD display offering a pixel density of 534ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 laid on top of it for protection. Under the hood, the smartphone comes powered by 64-bit Helio X10 true octa-core processor clocked at 1.95GHz clubbed with PowerVR G6200 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It has 32GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 128GB.
On the camera front, the smartphone comes equipped with a 21MP Sony Exmor rear camera with PDAF for quick focus in just 0.5 seconds, dual-tone LED flash, EIS and also supports 4K video recording. The smartphone can capture Slow-mo videos in full-HD resolution at 120fps. On the front, it has an 8MP shooter for video calling and stunning selfie images. The camera on the device can also capture 3D photos that automatically saves to the gallery as GIF. It supports dual sim dual standby and includes connectivity options like 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi and microUSB 2.0 port.
The Mark 1 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Fuel OS overlaid for ultimate user experience. The all-new Fuel OS comes with many exciting features like Sense that provides you quick access to anything you need by just double tapping the home button and type what you want. Echo that automatically answers your call with a personalized greeting in your voice when you are unavailable. Retriever an antitheft option that locates your device when a new sim is inserted making sure you will never lose your phone even after the data reset. Other notable features are a Messaging app, Smart Forwarding, Notification Manager, Smart Gestures and much more to come with every new update.
The Mark 1 looks beautiful with glossy unibody design and metallic frame around its sides. The handset is backed by a 3100mAh battery that can easily take you through the day of mixed usage and also supports fast charging. The dimensions of the smartphone measure 155.4 x 76.1 x 8.7 mm weighs around 190 grams and comes in Gun Metal Black color option. The company claims that there are currently 106 service centers in 96 cities across the country and will be expanded to 300 support centers in coming months.