Billion Capture+, the first smartphone from Flipkart-owned brand Billion, went on sale at 12am IST in India, which is about 7:30am NZDT, with a host of launch offers to make it an attractive buy. The new Billion Capture+ has dual rear camera setup and comes with Smartron’s tronX AI-based Internet of Things platform as well as unlimited free cloud storage. The phone comes in two variants – the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage option for Rs. 10,999 (~ nz$250) and the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage model at Rs. 12,999 (~ nz$300).
Flipkart Billion Capture+ launch offers
For the Billion Capture+, Flipkart is providing customers 10 percent cashback on purchases made using HDFC Bank credit and debit cards. It is giving exchange discount of up to Rs. 12,999 (~nz$300), and an extra Rs. 1,000 (~ nz$22) off on Lenovo K5 Note, Honor 6X, and Redmi Note 3. Buyers will get additional 20 percent discount on products under the Billion range, and up to 60 percent discount on Flipkart SmartBuy products. There’s also 60GB of additional data from Idea Cellular, 3-month subscription to SonyLIV Premium, and a 10-ride Ola Share Pass worth Rs. 249 (~nz $6).
“The Billion Capture+ packs features designed to deliver on Indian smartphone buyers’ biggest needs. 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.
Flipkart Billion Capture+ specifications
The all-new Billion Capture+ will sport metallic body and come with rounded corners for easy grip. The smartphone runs stock Android 7.1.2 Nougat with a promise of no bloatware and an upgrade to Android Oreo. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with 2.5D Dragontrail glass on top and a 401ppi pixel density. Under the hood, the handset is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with 3GB and 4GB RAM. The smartphone supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). Unfortunately, the company is yet to reveal the free cloud storage service tied up to the Capture+ smartphone that it has been teasing. It packs a 3500mAh battery and is claimed to offer two-days of battery life. It supports USB Type-C with quick charge support. Flipkart says that it can offer up to 7 hours of battery life in 15 minutes of charging.
One of the biggest highlight of the smartphone is it packs dual rear cameras. There are two 13-megapixel sensors at the back with dual flash module. At the back, there are RGB and monochrome sensors offering features like bokeh shots offering depth of field effect. It comes with portrait mode shots offering blur background highlights. Additionally, Flipkart says that the Billion Capture+ smartphone will be supported by the pan India after sales service network of F1 Info Solutions, which is now owned by Flipkart.