Micromax has risen above the crowd of Indian mobile makers. First thing to note about Micromax is its rapid introduction of android smartphones. First it introduced Andro A60
which was succeeded by Micromax A70
. Now Micromax has announced a dual core android smartphone which will run on Gingerbread and will have larger screen. This new android smartphone, Micromax A85
, will have all the features that are being offered by premium brands like Samsung and HTC.
Micromax A85 will run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and it will have a larger screen of 3.8 inch. This device has 5 mega pixel real camera. Camera is auto focus without any LED flash. There is a front VGA camera for video chat. A85 will have Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS connectivity. All these features use processing power of dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. This processor is 1 GHz. This mobile has 512 MB of RAM which is same as A70's RAM but this new device has 8 GB of internal memory. One can use microSD card to increase storage capacity to 32 GB.
Here is a quick recap of Micromax A85's specifications
- TFT Capacitive touch screen, 480 x 800 pixels with 247 ppi pixel density
- Proximity and accelerometer sensors
- 8 GB internal memory, 512 MB RAM, Externally extendable up to 32 GB
- GPRS, EDGE, 3G (HSDPA, HSUPA)
- Bluetooth, micro USB v2.0
- 5 MP Primary Camera – 2592 x 1944, autofocus
- VGA Secondary Front Camera
- Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core Processor
- Li-ion Standard Battery
Having a 1 GHz opens a lot of possibilities for a smartphone. A85 will come pre installed with Tegra Zone app. This means you can play a number of Tegra certified games on this new device. It is being guessed that this smartphone will be launched during coming Diwali season. Price is expected to be under Rs 15 k .