Infocus, a US-based company based out of Oregon, that is known for producing DLP, LCD projectors, and accessories as well as large-format touch displays, software, LED televisions, etc. step its foot into the smartphone world in 2013. InFocus, a pioneer in visual communication market, soon began offering budget high-specification smartphones, tablets and LED televisions in China, Taiwan and other East Asian markets in partnership with FIH Mobile Ltd. and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co which is nothing but the Foxconn Technology Group. Foxconn is the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer and the third-largest information technology company by revenue. Foxconn is primarily a contract manufacturer; its clients include major American, Canadian, Finnish, and Japanese electronics and information technology companies.
Infocus in a strategic affiliation with Foxconn came into the Indian market in 2015. Production and assembly is taken care by Foxconn’s world-class engineers and technicians, while InFocus’s global sales and marketing teams bring these innovative products to the doorsteps of consumers. Infocus launched itself as an American brand on 28th July 2015. They ran rigorous print campaigns and massive retail drives and launched several scintillating smartphone models such as M812, M808, and M370 on their journey so far. They emerged as India’s fastest growing direct to retail distribution company. Infocus, being a Global player earned a lot of accolades for their products in the Indian market. The below image shows the remarkable journey of Infocus thus far-
Infocus is coming up with a blazing new model “Turbo 5” to steal the show in the mid-range smartphone segment. The phone is making its grand entry tomorrow i.e June 28th. The phone has already been listed on the Amazon website for all you guys to have a look at it. The new Infocus Turbo 5 is packed with all the right features but is it good enough to withstand the heat in the most aggressive under 10000 segment???
A Glance at Infocus Turbo 5 specifications
- 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD On-cell IPS 2.5D curved glass display
- 1.25GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
- 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 74x150x9.0 mm; Weight: 163g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 5000mAh battery
The Turbo 5 comes with an impressive 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display. It boasts a 1.25GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU. On the storage front, Infocus Turbo 5 offers 3GB RAM and 16GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB. This phone comes pre-installed with the Nougat Android Os which is the latest in the market. The phone supports a hybrid dual sim(nano+nano). This phone also has a fingerprint sensor at the back which has become a norm in smartphones nowadays.
The USP of this mobile is surely its battery. It is the best battery smartphone.The Turbo 5 offers a mammoth 5000 mAh battery capacity that is said to provide 23 hours of talk time and 816 hours of standby time. To add to this, you can also charge other phones using OTG cable. That is indeed pretty cool.
TheTurbo 5 comes with a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash. It offers a 5-megapixel front camera for clicking really good selfies. Coming to the connectivity, the device offers 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ AGPS and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n. The other features include FM radio, microUSB 2.0, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, and Proximity sensor.
Infocus is renowned for producing smartphones at very affordable prices and it is not going to change for Turbo 5 as well. The price is expected to be around Rs.8000/-. Last year, Infocus came up with their flagship model the EPIC1 which was priced at RS.12999/- and it surely got a great response.
EPIC 1 Specifications
- 2.0 GHz Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 Processor
- 5.5 Inch FHD OLED Touchscreen Display
- 3GB RAM With 32GB ROM
- 16MP Primary Camera With Dual Tone LED Flash
- 8MP Front Camera
- FingerPrint Sensor
- Bluetooth 4.2 Technology supported
- 3000 Mah Battery
- Dual SIM (Nano)
- VoLTE Mobile
- 4G Smartphone
Infocus Epic 1 is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797M) processor which comes with a Tri-Cluster architecture. Epic1 is a smartphone with 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage expandable up to 128GB. The InFocus Epic 1 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Epic 1 comes with a powerful 3000 mAh battery that can be charged with a Type – C USB port. It is indeed a big battery smartphone. 5.5 Inch FHD OLED Touchscreen Display and its neatly curved edges give the EPIC 1 a very premium and quality look. The metal body finishing is surely a treat to the eye.
Rear Camera comes at 16MP with a dual tone LED flash that enables you to capture amazing pictures at even low lights. It comes with interesting features such as f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, auto image stabilization and object tracking technology. This gives the power to click Blur-free and crystal clear images of moving objects.
Front camera comes at 8MP with a large f/1.8 aperture that allows you to click bright selfies even in low lights. It boasts features such as Adaptive De-Noise engine and Wide Angle Camera for EPIC selfies.
What can you expect from Turbo 5
- As we saw, EPIC1 is slightly advanced in terms of the screen size and the processor performance, but the Turbo 5 is no less worthy of its price.
- The Turbo 5 is a big battery phone. If you want high battery performance, you should consider this phone for sure.
- Excellent display and sleek design give Turbo 5 an edge over other phones in this segment.
- At this price, the Camera seems compelling. We have seen how the EPIC1’s camera performed, the turbo 5 coming with decent enough camera specs should not disappoint.
How to buy?
The Turbo5 is all set to make its grand entry on Wednesday, 28th June. You can buy this beast from the Amazon website.
Final words: With a powerful 16GB ROM and a 3GB RAM, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processo, 5000 mAh power bank, the Infocus Turbo 5 is indeed a beast in hand, especially coming at a reasonable price of Rs 8000/-. It is worth every penny that you spend on it and is surely a hot competitor in this aggressive segment of latest Android smartphones.