Pakistan’s favorite local mobile brand, QMobile, has completely submerged itself into the smartphone war by introducing its first Windows operated smartphone, the QMobile W1.

With a 4-inch WVGA capacitive screen, the phone runs the Windows 8.1 Operating System. The phone also includes a Qualcomm 1.2 Quad-Core Processor, with a 512 MB RAM and 4 GB ROM, and is preloaded with software such as Facebook, Skype, and Google Chrome.

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The 5.0 MP auto-focus rear camera is Flash supported while the VGA front camera completes the frontal view of the phone. The phone supports 3G Connectivity and possesses a long-lasting 1950mAh battery. The phone comes in only one color – black.

The phone comes at a low price of Rs. 7,900, which makes it one of the most reasonable yet powerful smartphones available to the Pakistani consumer.

QMobile must be lauded for taking giant strides in the extremely competitive smartphone market in Pakistan, with new brands such as Oppo and Rivo only recently making an entry into the booming market, but have been unable to break the brand that is QMobile.

With Nokia previously introducing a wide range of Windows phone, the introduction of an economical phone such as the QMobile W1 has allowed QMobile to reach out for a wider mobile-phone audience, and it appears to have taken a step in the right direction yet again.

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Summary of specs for the QMobile W1:

  • Dimensions 125 x 64.3 x 11 mm
  • Battery 1950 mAh
  • OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
  • Memory 4GB built-in, 512MB RAM
  • Processor 1.2GHz Quad-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
  • Connectivity Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, USB, WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPRS, EDGE, 3G (HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps)
  • Display Size 4.0 inches, 480 x 800 pixels (~233 ppi pixel density)
  • Sensors   Accelerometer, proximity
  • Display Color Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Multitouch
  • Operating Frequency/Band   SIM 1: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • SIM 2: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Band HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • Browser HTML5
  • Colors Black
  • Entertainment FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV player, Google Talk, Games (built-in + downloadable)
  • Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, panorama, Video, 2ndry VGA
  • Other Features Dual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by), GPS + A-GPS support, OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage), Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Speakerphone
  • Ring Tones Downloadable, Polyphonic, MP3, WAV
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Price PKR – 7,900    USD – $80

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