Celkon is back again with yet another youngster’s model. The company has been tortoise in the race of mobile brands, but as we say slow and steady wins the race. The company has given many back to back good models and now again its back with this astonishing model. The Celkon campus whizz Q42 is a good model. The brand had been in pressure due to multi millionaire brands like apple, Samsung, etc. The phone is worth 4500 rupees in India.
The first ever phone designed for campus students. The phone is perfect for those studying in school, college or any other “campus”
Celkon campus whizz Q42 Design & Looks
The phone comes with two colors – black and red only. There may be chances of other colours are available in future. The weight of the phone is 122g including the battery weight, and is very comfortable to keep in the palm, all thanks to its body structure.
The screen type is LCD capacitive touch screen (OGS technology). The pixel density is 233 PPI and the form factor is bar. Display size is 480 x 800 pixels. It has a thickness of 9.55 mm and it can display 16M colours. There is no secondary display available. The dimensions of the phone are 122 x 63 x 9.5 mm (4.08 x 2.48 x 0.37 in). There are two sim slots are available, both the sim slots support GSM. You can either insert 2G or 3G sim in the slots. The 2G sim provides 900 / 1800 MHz speed whereas, the 3G sim provides high speed of 2100 MHz There is 3.55mm jack headphone slot available in the phone.
There is SD card slot available at back of the phone. There is no micro – USB ports available. You can adjust the phones brightness and volume by, shifting your hands towards the left. There are loud speakers in the phone and the handset also supports speaker phone while you call.
The phones features are a bit hard to understand, but as you get used to it, you will find it handy.
The processor in the phone can handle and manipulate tasks at the speed of 1.3 GHz. The phone runs on android 4.4.2 kitkat OS. There is SD card slot available in the phone. The memory of the device is expandable up to 32 GB. The Rom is 4 GB and the RAM comes with a poor memory of 512 MB.
The handset has both front and back camera. The back / rear camera has a compatibility of 5 mp and the front camera has a poor compatibility of 1.3 mp. There is LED flash available for both front and back camera. The resolution of the back camera is 2592 x 1994 pixels and in the front camera the resolutions are 400 x 800 pixels. The battery capacity is 1400 mAh.
You can capture videos from the back camera. Camera features like geo tagging, date tagging, camera effects, image viewer, sweep panorama, etc are available. The viewing and zooming features of the phone help the user to take more perfect photos for daily use and there are some out of the corner camera features like TV output, which helps the user to connect the handset directly to LED or LCD TVs.
The phone has a lot to offer when compared to phones to other phones in the same range, but if you can increase your range there are a bit better options.
Software, OS, Apps
The device has its operating system as android. There is chipset present in the phone. The processor in the phone is quad core processor. There is GPU and CPU .the CPU is 1.3 GHz quad core cortex A7. The android technology or frequency bands are GSM: 900 / 1800 /MHz HSDPA: 2100 MHz There is no java and infrared support provided by the phone. The browser does not support flash. Connectivity facilities like GPS, NFC, DLNA, Wi-Fi – direct, NFC, IRDA, MHL out is not available in the phone.
Wi-Fi / WLAN, GPRS and radio facility is available. The Wi-Fi support is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. Sensors like proximity sensor, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, and temperature sensors are not available. 3G and 2G networks are available but 4G networks are not available. USB facility is available and the version is 2.0. There is GPS, GPRS, EDGE facility available in the phone It supports data communication speed trough HSUPA 5 .76 Mbps via GPRS and EDGE. For browsing there is android web kit.
The phone allows you to browse web pages trough android browser, which supports the user to browse WAP, HTML web pages. The web page browser also supports adobe flash. The handset supports facilities like map, hot spot, flash, office tool Bluetooth A2DP.
In the multimedia section, there are facilities like audio play back, video play back are available. The handset supports almost all the major auto formats like WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, MIDI, OGG, Eaac+ and video formats like 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263. There is streaming support in the phone.
The device supports messaging features like SMS, MMS, E- mail, Push Mail, IM. Features like speaker phone, voice reorganization, flight modes, voice mail, picture caller ID are available. The phone book memory is unlimited. There is adobe reader in the phone. There are many in built applications like recorder, converter, clock, organizer, To-Do list , world clock, alarm clock, phonebook , reminders, notes, stopwatch , calculator ,calendar, , and more. There are in built games too.
There are in built social applications like Google talk, twitter, Facebook chat, YouTube, Gmail, Google search, whatsapp, app store. There is an inbuilt messenger available in the phone. Tethering is also available. There are special features like free colour back panel, document viewer, photo editor, Organizer present in the phone. Graphics are available.
Having a phone like this is, like having you house filled in rs. 100 is today’s market.
It has been rated 3 out of 5 stars by the jury. But the phone is best in its range. The phone does miss a lot of things, but is a really good option for those studying in colleges and school. This phone is not appropriate for business people, as they need a lot of things which this phone lack and one of them is the premium look of phone, that a business man should carry. The youngsters group can take a lot of advantage of this phone and as it’s reasonable, people who keep losing track of their phone; it’s the best option for them.