Karbonn recently launched the Smart Titanium S5, and it has created huge buzz. This buzz about the Smart Titanium S5 is probably due to the TV commercials of the Smart Titanium S5, but whatever the reason may be there are so many queries of people wanting to know how does the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 perform. For that we bring you this comparison between the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 and the Xolo Q800, which is its best competitor. So read the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 vs Xolo Q800 comparison to know which one is the best.


The Xolo Q800 has 4.5 inch qHD display, with 5 point touch screen, while on the other hand the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 has 5.0 inches screen. In resolution both the devices have with 540 x 960 pixels resolution. So in this area of Xolo Q800 vs Karbonn Smart Titanium S5, the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 wins for a bigger screen.
Xolo Q800 vs Karbonn Smart Titanium S5

Xolo Q800 vs Karbonn Smart Titanium S5

Memory And Storage

Both the devices, Xolo Q800 and Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 have 1GB RAM along with 4GB internal memory. Also, both of them support micro SD card, so no winners here.


The Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor. On the other hand the Xolo Q800 has Quad-Core MT6589 Processor along with PowerVR SGX 544 GPU. In this area the Xolo Q800 wins easily. During our testing, the Xolo Q800 fetched higher benchmarking scores as well as had smoother gaming. So in the performance of the Xolo Q800 vs Karbonn Smart Titanium S5, Xolo Q800 is the clear winner.


Both the Xolo Q800 and Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 have 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. The performance of the camera of the Xolo Q800 was better, with the images being crisper than the Smart Titanium S5, but in normal usage there is almost no difference. So here there is no winner.

Sound Quality

Both the handsets had the same sound quality be it in loud speakers or in headsets. The sound quality was average in both the handsets.

Battery Life

In battery life, the Xolo Q800 wins easily without any problems. The Xolo Q800 gives the device 2 ay batter backup easily, which the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 managed just 1 and a half day.


The Xolo Q800 is the mobile for you if you want the best combination of entertainment, work and games. But being said that, I would also say that if you like 5 inch mobiles than the Karbonn Smart Titanium S5 will suite you better.

213 Responses

  1. Sachin Jain

    Dear Brahmanoor bhai
    I’ve some issues in my s5

    Network is very weak. I am from madhya pradesh. I insert any company sim in mobile it shows vodafone west bengal network on sim 1.
    Is there any solution for this problem. Please help.

  2. vijay

    I am from pure. I am confused with xolo q800 q700; and s5
    I have read other comments. there issues about changing chip in q800……
    there are more sensor in q800 so what should I go for.as where I can find service center in pune.

  3. Zach

    Hey!! I hv just damaged my BB 9220 during the rains!! Finally this time want to switch to android!! My budget is approx 10 K!! The market is raining with phones in this category,so i m confused!! Someone suggested me Titanium S5!! i m nt too sure whether i should go wid these companies ( Lava, XOLO, Karbonn, Micromax etc) or shall i play safe with samsung and compromise with a slower hardware!!
    Plz share your opinion and guide me!!

    • Brahmnoor Singh Chawla

      Hi Milan !

      Thanks a lot for your comment. No, it is not the best device in this range. There are better options like Zen Ultrafone 701 HD, and Micromax Canvas HD.

      The Gesture feature of Lava Iris is a waste of money.

  4. Sandesh

    Hey, i am little bit confused b/w xolo q 800 and xolo q 700, for gaming, battery back up etc, so plz can u tell me which phne should i buy..:-):-)

      • sandesh babbar

        I agreed with you that Xolo Q 700 has a good battery back up than Xolo Q 800 but i saw many videos and reviews of Xolo Q 700, the main problem is that we cannot play a highly games in it??

  5. chirag

    I want to buy a phone under 10000 but i am confuse which is better, i will see many brands like xolo,karbon,micromax,samsung,htc so ,please help me to choose the best one under 10000. please must reply

  6. Sachin

    Hi Brahmnoor,
    I have purchased XOLO Q800.
    I want to know how to change Black Background for Apps. if we click on Menu Icon, App page will get displayed but background is Black.
    Kindly suggest how to set any Picture as Background for App Menu page also.

  7. Anonymous

    I want to buy a phone but confused between xolo q800 and intex aqua i5..? Plz help me..!!

  8. sachin

    i want to buy a phone but confused between xolo q800 and s 5. i have heard about lots of issues with s5 and also about q800 that games can not be installed directly in sd card
    kindly assist


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