Indian smartphone maker Karbonn just recently released a new handset dubbed Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G in the country.
In the form of the preloaded BHIM application, the handset’s USP which is also the UPI integration packs a fingerprint sensor for payment authentication.
The new handset is priced Rs. 5,290, and it comes with entry-level specifications. As far as we know, the handset is said to be made available for purchase via offline retail channels in the country.
Apart from that, there are other operating system level integrations on the Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G that includes e-KYC and Aadhaar authentication, bill payments and utility services, Digilocker and e-Gov service access, transactions directly from the phonebook, contextual payments within messenger apps.
Coming to the specs, the dual-SIM Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G runs Android 7.0 Nougat, and packs a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display.
Powered by a 1.25GHz quad-core processor that is paired with 1GB of RAM, the handset also comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and flash and a 5-megapixel front camera.
The entry level Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G also offers 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB).
In terms of connectivity options, the handset brings 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, FM radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The mobile phone is fitted with a 2300mAh battery.