Spice Smart Flo Mettle 5X with 5-inch display, Android 4.2 launched at Rs. 6,499

Spice has introduced its latest Smart Flo Mettle 5X smartphone at Rs. 6,499. The company has announced that the Smart Flo Mettle 5X will be available across India via ecommerce website Homeshop18. Spice has also confirmed that two upcoming models in the Mettle series, the Mettle 4X and Mettle 3.5X, which will be launched later this month. However, Spice did not give any details about the availability, pricing and specifications of the upcoming Mettle 4X and Mettle 3.5X smartphones.
The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) based Spice Smart Flo Mettle 5X runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It comes with a 5-inch display with a resolution of 480x854 pixels. The Smart Flo Mettle 5X is powered by a dual-core 1.3GHz processor alongside 512MB of RAM. The smartphone sports an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera and also includes a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. It includes 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
The Smart Flo Mettle 5X comes with dimensions 148.5x78.9x10.4mm, and weighs 190 grams. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and Micro-USB. Unfortunately, the Smart Flo Mettle 5X does not support 3G connectivity. It packs an 1800mAh battery that can deliver up to 4 hours of talktime and up to 150 hours standby time.
The Spice Flo Mettle 5X will come preloaded with popular instant chat service, BBM. Recently, BlackBerry announced that its cross-platform messaging app, BBM, would come preinstalled on a number of Android smartphones from domestic brands, namely Celkon, Spice and Zen, starting December 2013.
Commenting on the launch, T M Ramakrishnan, CEO - Devices, Spice Retail Ltd, said, "Smart Flo Mettle 5X provides an ideal choice for urban youth and customers who are looking to up their style quotient. This product series has been conceptualised following a deep understanding of consumers' need for premium look even in the middle/affordable range. This latest offering by Spice is a perfect amalgamation of functionality, style & entertainment. We continue to deliver the best android experience without sacrificing on performance and features." 

Spice Smart Flo Mettle 5X key specifications
  • 5-inch display with a resolution of 480x854 pixels
  • 1.3GHz dual-core processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 4GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera
  • 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and Micro-USB
  • 1800mAh battery
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE





Front Camera



480x854 pixels




Android 4.2



Rear Camera


Battery capacity