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Published On: Sun, Feb 3rd, 2013

Karbonn A9+ Review: One more Android Smartphone

Karbonn has added one more masterpiece in its profile by creating A9+ smartphone. It is again an Android based device and is powered by a powerful 1.2 GHz processor. The best about this device is its display that features 480 by 800 pixels resolution. The phone is said to be ultrafast due to its advanced processor and offers high speed connectivity options. Well, before we say something more, why don’t you just read the Karbonn A9+ review and get the answers by your own.

Key Features

  • 4-inch capacitive touchscreen
  • Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
  • 5 megapixel primary HD quality camera
  • 1.3 megapixel secondary camera for video calling
  • 1.2 GHz dual core Scorpion CPU
  • Wi-Fi support
  • Up to 32 GB expandable memory

Karbonn A9+

Design and Display

This smartphone carries a TypeCapacitive touch screen with a size of 10.1 centimeter. The screen resolution is set at 480 by 800 pixels which is still a good deal as this resolution is also offered by Samsung and other big brands at this price range. The phone looks decent and is adorned with a white back light keypad. Its 10.1 cm capacitive touchscreen offers good quality views and offers high quality WVGA. The display features built in high quality touch screen along with an IPS panel that offers quick response and better clarity. There is a primary camera at the rear of this phone which is equipped with a 5 megapixel shooter. The camera is backed by a LED Flash for better clarity. What is more interesting is the high definition quality while shooting videos.

The phone looks common and average as per the price; you cannot wish too much of it when the price is below Rs 10k. The great thing about such cellphones under Rs. 10,000 is its bundled specs and features. So you have to be satisfied with it. Well, one thing that you can do is to choose and choose wisely while buying a smartphone below Rs. 10,000. You have a host of choices from where you need to choose just one single piece. And one more thing that you should know is that this device comes in just one color without option – pearly white.

Karbonn A9 Price


The phone becomes superfast due to its powerful spec which we have already mentioned – a 1.2 GHz processor. It runs Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. This OS offers a range of conveniences and smart features that make this phone appealing. The best features about this phone are its high speed connectivity, powerful battery and ultrafast processor. Apart from these, the phone carries the most popular version of Android. This operating system has introduced a range of features and new accesses including notification bar at the top which can be swiped down through a thumb to check updates. Even if you are playing music, the notification will show now playing option on that drop down list. Apart from that, missed calls, downloads, new apps and upgrades, and social networking updates are all listed for your knowledge.

Connectivity and Multimedia

The Karbonn A9+ mobile supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, EDGE and GPRS. This offers faster connectivity speed and browsing connections. Also, this phone comes loaded with GPS support which is a great thing for users. Apart from this, you can transfer data to other devices instantly through USB and Bluetooth. Now about multimedia, the phone has a lot to cherish. First of all, its 5 megapixel HD shooter is a charismatic feature that cannot be dropped at this segment. It is well supported by Auto Focus and LED flash, delivering much better output. The camera offers brighter and clearer images due to the auto focus and LED flash. Other than this, the phone also carries a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera which is used for video calling on Skype and other applications face-to-face with your loved ones. It is a technology that offers option to people to talk from longer distance but face-to-face. You also get options like Google Talk which is a common chatting app offered by Google in years.

Karbonn A9 Features

Multimedia formats that this device supports are image format – JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, and JPEG. Audio format – MP3, MIDI, WAV, AMR, AAC+, and AAC. Video format – 3GP, MP4, AVI and some usually unwanted formats.


This cellphone carries an in-built storage of up to 4 GB which can be further expanded up to 32 GB through a microSD card. This allows users to store multiple files including songs, movies, and pictures in separate files.

Karbonn A9 Specs


Karbonn A9+ smartphone sits under its hood a good 1420 mAh battery that offers a stand by backup of up to 200 hours and talk time battery back up of up to 4 hours. Well, this is the result we have tested while running a video, some music and calling. So stay connected to everyone you want and enjoy the time offered by Google through Android. And don’t forget that when you have Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, you cannot afford missing all those explorations that Play Store includes. It has thousands of apps that may interest you in a different ways.


Karbonn A9+ smartphone price is below Rs. 9,000. The price vary as per different online stores and can come for less price as well.

Karbonn A9 Camera


There are numerous cellphones available in the market with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich integration and 1.2GHz processor. Yet, there are much more features that this phone lacks including more audio/video formats. So, the choice is yours whether you want to dwell with below Rs. 9,000 priced device or want to explore more and find the best one for you. Remember that India has hundreds of options in low cost or reasonable priced smartphones and that too with all advanced technologies integrated to them.

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