Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 – Delivers Elegance in Design and Experience

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Review of Celkon Millennia Epic Q550

Priced at INR 10,500, the Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 offers 5.5 inch qHD display, 1.3 GHz quad core processor by mediatek, 1 GB RAM, Android 4.4 OS, 16 GB Internal Storage and 8 megapixel rear camera.

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Pros

Wonderfully crafted design, which looks elegant
Provides good storage, both internal and expandable
Very impressive 3500 mAH battery

Cons
Front camera isn’t up to the mark
Processing power could have been better

Celkon brand comes from one of the biggest mobile retail chain – BigC in Hyderabad and hence it has a formidable name and presence in the South India. The company is driving unique value proposition to its customer base with the help of its persistence towards delivering quality products and better value for money to its customers.

Quite recently, the company has announced a new smartphone under its Millennium series, which is named as Celkon Millennia Epic Q550.

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Features of Millennia Epic Q550

The Epic Q550 has a decent set of features including a 5.5 inch display offering qHD resolution, quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, Android 4.4 operating system, 16 GB internal memory, and an very impressive battery of 3500 mAH. This kind of power backup gives this smartphone a unique positioning in the market.

Besides, this the smartphone has an 8 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera, dual SIM capability, WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth etc. With its specially crafted body, the touch and feel of this smartphone is quite impressive and is definitely going to position it in line with the ongoing market competition in this category.

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Elegant Design

This smartphone scores well on the design part, it surely looks better than the competing Motorola Moto E in terms of looks. The back-cover of the phone comes with rubberized finish which is giving its surface a unique touch and feel.

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And beyond just the design, the smartphone is quite power packed and provides equally good performance when compared to other competing brands in the market. The edges of the phone are curved to perfection, which is good news for heavy gamers. And additionally, the size of this smartphone fits quite well in the palm.

The smartphone comes with two SIM slots placed on the left and right sides of the body. The rubberized back panel fits quite well and suits the overall body of the smartphone.

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Storage
The Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 comes with an impressive 16 GB of internal storage -what more can you ask from a handset priced at an interesting price point of INR 10,500. Of the total ROM, 11.59 GB is allocated towards the phone storage and 1.97 GB is allocated as the internal storage (only for apps).

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Camera
The Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 comes with an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera. There is an LED flash below the rear camera as well. As usual and in accordance with many other models in the market, the rear camera takes a bit of time to focus.

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Performance

The Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 comes with the Android 4.4 operating system, 1 GB RAM, expandable memory of upto 64 GB and the Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex A7 Processor by MediaTek.
The Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 comes with a super 3500 mAh Li-Ion battery which offers decent battery back up for this 5.5 inch display smartphone. I personally used the smartphone for three days without any recharge.

Final Verdict

Celkon Millennia Epic Q550 is an impressive smartphone offering a bigger screen size, with equally powerful performance. The handset can surely give a hard competition to the competing models. However, keeping in mind the company’s core focus towards the Southern part of India can become a challenge to increase its footprint in other parts of the country. It has surely impressed us with its 3500 mAh battery backup.


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TelecomDrive Bureau covers the latest developments happening in the space of communications, devices and innovations in targeted geographies of India, SAARC, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa regions. TelecomDrive Bureau is headed by Zia Askari. He can be reached at ziaaskari@telecomdrive.com