Micromax has launched a new affordable 4G phone dubbed as Micromax Bharat 1 under the tagline ‘Desk Ka 4G Phone’. It has a 2.4-inch QVGA display and powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 205 Mobile Platform. Bharat 1 comes with 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage and also includes a microSD tray. It’s a Dual SIM 4G device supports VoLTE. It houses a 2000mAh battery and there is also a torchlight mounted on its top.
Although it comes bundled with a BSNL SIM, users can freely use this phone with any other service providers including Jio. With the bundled BSNL SIM users can enjoy unlimited calling and unlimited data at ₹97 every month. This phone also supports Live TV, Music, Movies, and Videos which are available under Micromax entertainment apps. Out of the box, it supports 22 different languages and also comes pre-loaded with BHIM app for cashless payments. For connectivity, it includes Micro USB port, 3.5mm audio port, WiFi, and GPS. This phone even supports WiFi hotspot, which is not present in the JioPhone.
Micromax Bharat 1 is offered in Black color and priced at ₹2,200. It will be available across India at retail outlets, starting 20th October 2017. We will update once we receive more information about Operating system, Support for 3rd party apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp etc. Stay tuned with us on Twitter and Facebook for latest updates.
Micromax Bharat 1 Specifications
- 2.4″ WVGA Display
- Snapdragon 205 Mobile Platform
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB Internal Storage, microSD Support
- 2MP Rear Camera
- VGA Front Camera
- 2000mAh Battery
- Dual SIM, 2G/3G/4G, VoLTE
- WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth
- GPS, FM Radio, Torch Light
- Micro USB Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Colors – Black
- Price – ₹ 2,200
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Co-founder Micromax said, “BSNL is one of the major service providers in the country and has a vast reach and network that spreads across every nook & corner of the country. Both Micromax and BSNL have been working with an aim to bring the next wave of unconnected users on the Internet. We will now take this vision forward with Bharat-1 and create a compelling proposition for the users that is a first in the category.”