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Xolo Era 5X With HD+ Display, AI Portrait Lighting Launched in India


Xolo Era 5X was announced in India on Wednesday alongside the arrival of the Era 4X. The new smartphone by Lava brand Xolo is touted to offer an enhanced selfie experience through AI portrait lighting. The company is also boasting of a “Face ID” technology that works under low-light conditions and can detect up to 240 facial points. The Xolo Era 5X also comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ display along with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Other headline features of the Era 5X includes a quad-core MediaTek SoC, single 13-megapixel camera sensor at the back, and dual 4G VoLTE.

Lava brand Xolo didn’t reveal the price of the Era 5X. However, it revealed at an event in New Delhi that the launch of the Era 5X would happen soon.

Xolo Era 5X specifications
The dual 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM (Nano) Xolo Era 5X runs Android 8.1 Oreo and features a 5.7-inch HD+ LTPS IPS display, complete with Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, the smartphone has a 2GHz quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM.

On the part of optics, the Xolo Era 5X features a 13-megapixel sensor at the rear with an f/2.0 aperture, and phase detection autofocus. On the front, it features 13-megapixel sensor coupled with an f/2.0 aperture. The company is also touting AI portrait lighting features.

The Xolo Era 5X comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back. Users can also use the “Face ID” feature to unlock the screen using their facial features, up to 240 facial points. Lastly, the smartphone packs a 3,000mAh battery.

As we mentioned, alongside the showcase of the Xolo Era 5X, the Xolo Era 4X ₹ 4,444 also went on sale in India on Wednesday. The smartphone is exclusively available through Amazon.in with a starting price of Rs. 4,444.

Xolo Era 5X


Release date January 2019
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Thickness 8.0
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000


Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes


Processor 2GHz quad-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P22
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD


Rear camera 13-megapixel (f/2.0)
Rear flash LED
Front camera 13-megapixel (f/2.0)


Operating system Android 8.1


Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes