Karbonn K496 Mobile Phone – Price Rs. 1587 in India

Karbonn K496_frontKarbonn K496 is a multi-featured Candy bar phone that supports dual SIM having a QVGA display of 1.8″ and comes in an attractive Black with Red color combination.

The phone has an in-built 0.1 MP CIF one touch camera enabling the users to capture life moments along with Video Recording. Video player allows the files to be played back. The music features of the handset comprises of MP3 player and FM radio with FM recording.

Karbonn K496 can record about 1000 entries in its phonebook and 500 SMS in its message history. It has 64 MB of internal memory which can be further expanded upto 2 GB through a microSD/T-flash card. Connectivity options include GPRS and 10 pin miniUSB.

The standard 1200 mAh Lithium ion battery powers the mobile phone offering a long battery life of about 800 hours of standby time and upto 300 Minutes of talk time.

As Karbonn K496 allows sending only SMS, consumers have limited messaging options. Another notable feature of the handset is its conference call facility. This feature allows the user to converse to 2 or more callers at a time.

Added applications include Dual Torch Light, Mobile Tracker and Motion sensor.

Karbonn K496 can be purchased at a reasonable price of Rs. 1587/- in India.
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  • Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • Radio Band: GSM 900/1800 MHz
  • Dimensions: 110*47*16 MM


  • Screen Type: QQVGA
  • Colors: 65K
  • Screen Size: 1.8″
  • Screen Resolution: 128*160 Pixels
  • Number of lines: 8 lines
  • Back light of Keypad: Blue
  • Handset colors: Red with Black


  • Type: 1200 mAh
  • Standby time: upto 800 Hours
  • Talk time: upto 300 Minutes
  • Charging time: 210 Minutes

Multimedia Format

  • Camera: 0.1 MP CIF
  • Video capture
  • Video player
  • MP3 Player
  • FM Radio
  • FM Recorder
  • Voice Recorder
  • Image Format: JPEG, GIF, BMP
  • Audio Format: MP3, MIDI, WAV, WMA, AMR
  • Video Format: 3GP and MP4


  • Internal phonebook: 1000 entries
  • SMS: 500 entries
  • Redial list: 20 Dialed Calls
  • Embedded Memory: 64MB + 32MB
  • Expandable Memory: supports up to 2GB


  • GPRS
  • Earphone Connector: 10 pin mini USB

Main Features

  • Hands-free Mode
  • Vibrate Mode
  • Screen saver
  • Wallpaper
  • Power on/off animation
  • Graphic icons
  • Caller ID
  • Ringtone Type: 64 Polyphonic, MP3 Ringtone
  • Embedded games

Personal Management

  • CLID with Photo
  • Call Conference
  • Caller group
  • Motion sensor
  • Power Saver
  • Anti Theft Feature
  • One Touch FM keys
  • One Touch Music Player
  • One Touch Camera
  • Predictive text
  • Languages: English, Hindi
  • Calculator
  • Alarm clock
  • Stop Watch
  • World Times
  • Speed Dialing
  • Organizer
  • To-Do List
  • Currency converter
  • Health Management
  • Dual Torch Light
  • Vibrating Loud Speaker


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