Micromax launches budget 3G-enabled smartphones, Bolt S300 and Bolt D320New Delhi: Micromax has launched two budget 3G-enabled smartphones, the Bolt S300 and Bolt D320. These devices come with entry-level specifications and are bundled with two month free data plans for Vodafone users.Micromax Bolt S300
New Delhi: Micromax has launched two budget 3G-enabled smartphones, the Bolt S300 and Bolt D320. These devices come with entry-level specifications and are bundled with two month free data plans for Vodafone users.
Micromax Bolt S300 will cost Rs 3,300, while the Micromax Bolt D320 will be available from mid-April onwards – with no information on pricing.
Bolt S300 is a dual-SIM smartphone that features a 4-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) display and is powered by a 1GHz single-core Spreadtrum SC7715 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It runs Android 4.4.3 KitKat out-of-the-box. The handset packs 0.3-megapixel front and rear cameras. It comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
Connectivity options on Bolt S300 include 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth 2.1. It packs a 1200mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 4.5 hours of talk time, and 155 hours of standby time.
Micromax Bolt D320 is a dual-SIM handset that features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480x854) display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It offers 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 3.2MP rear camera, 0.3MP front shooter and 1600 mAh battery.
"India today has only 70mn 3G subscribers, which is a mere 10 percent of the overall subscribers. With today's launch we are reinforcing our commitment to democratize technology, making 3G available at affordable price points and urging more users to join the mobile broadband journey," Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said.
"With one of the widest distribution networks in the country spanning across more than 50,000 smartphone retail outlets, we are uniquely positioned to accelerate the 3G ecosystem further, thus contributing to country's vision of 600mn broadband users by 2020. As always we have taken time to understand the consumer need & delivered superb value to the first time 3G user. The new range of 3G smartphones is designed to deliver an unparalleled experience through a combination of faster speed, large screen, good battery life and optimal processing power,” he adds.