Xolo-August-6th-event

Earlier this week we reported that Xolo would launch its Play 8X-1000 smartphone with HIVE UI in the first week of August. The company has just sent out press invites for the HIVE event. Even though the invite did not mention any details about the smartphone, the company already confirmed that Play 8X-1000 would be its first smartphone with HIVE UI.

According to earlier rumors the Xolo Play 8X-1000 would feature a 5 inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection, powered by an octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM.

The HIVE UI based on Android KitKat introduces a new user introduce such as new quick settings screen with circular controls to adjust brightness, controlling volume levels and setting the screen timeout, new lockscreen, Media Centre with last.fm integration for recommendations, new Contacts Book that lets you access all the conversations with a contact in a single thread, custom themes, customizable app drawer and more.