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Creo Mark 1 launched in India at Rs 19,999 with Quad HD display, 21 MP camera

Few innovative features in the Creo Mark 1 include an answering machine and a phone tracking feature that works even without internet.

India based Creo today announced the launch of its first smartphone, Mark 1, in India. It will be available via Flipkart for Rs 19,999.

A major promise of the company is it’s after sales services and regular updates. At the launch event, the company has promised pick and drop after sales services in 15 cities. Creo also plans to build a community in which users can share ideas and if the idea is accepted, the company will work on it and launch it for the users. Creo says it will implement user ideas every month.

Few innovative features in the Mark 1 include an answering machine which used to be the feature of landlines earlier. The phone also comes with a “Retriever” feature which allows locating the phone even when it was reset to factory settings by others. The Retriever feature shares location and SIM number (of the person who has the phone) to its original user. As per Creo, the user will get the information on his or her email. The email alert will be sent from the stolen device even when it is not connected to internet. Creo also assured support in locating the stolen device.

At the launch event, Creo also announced that a new update will come for the Fuel OS on May 13. These updates include a photo editor, selfie screen flash, automatic data manager, auto and customizable Echo, performance enhancements. Echo is a pre-recorded call back message. Note that in the teasers earlier, Creo has assured one software update every month for the Mark 1.

As far as specifications are concerned, the Creo Mark 1 has a 5.5 inch display that has Quad HD resolution, thus offering huge pixel density of 534 ppi, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has a 21 megapixel rear camera, and an 8 megapixel front camera. The rear camera comes with Sony Exmor sensor, phase detection auto focus, 4K video recording ability, slow motion video recording ability at 120 FPS and dual tone flash light support. The front camera can record full HD videos and has 86 degree field of view.

The Creo Mark 1 comes with Android operating system based Fuel OS. It has a 3100 mAh battery that comes with fast charging facility. The phone has 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded through its expandable storage slot to up to 128 GB. It is powered by the Mediatek Helio X10 Tru-octa core processor that has clock speed of 1.95 GHz.

The Creo Mark 1 has two SIM card slots and it offers 4G connectivity as well. It has an octa core processor and 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM. It has a dimension of 155.4 x 76.1 x 8.7 mm and it weighs 190 grams. The phone comes in gun metal black colour. It has two microphones for noise cancellation.

Besides, the Creo Mark 1 has Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with GLONASS and Beidou, and WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac). The phone comes with micro USB 2.0 port with OTG feature, G sensor, L sensor, hall sensor, p sensor, gyroscope, and FM receiver.

First Published : Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:01