Micromax eyes sales of 6 mn Bharat phones by Mar 2018

Micromax Bharat 5 launched Full specs features India price and everything you need to know

Micromax Bharat 5 will face competition from the recently launched Xiaomi Redmi 5A which comes at a price tag of Rs 4,999. Micromax also partnered with Vodafone for the launch for the launch of India's lowest priced 4G smartphone with Bharat 2 Ultra for just Rs.999/-. It sports a 5.2 inch HD display and... Under its hood, the smartphone features a quad-core processor of an unspecified chipset that is teamed up with 1GB RAM and 16GB default storage space that can be further expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card. The phone has a 5-megapixel camera sensor on the rear side with LED flash. For selfies and video calling, there is a 5MP camera at the front and it too comes with a LED flash.

Micromax Bharat 5 comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery, which promises up to two days of battery life with mixed usage and has 21 days of standby. For any existing or new customer of Vodafone who buys a new Micromax Bharat 5 and a 1GB Data pack will get additional 10 GB Data every month for a total of 5 months.

- The Bharat 5 borrows most of its design cues from the Bharat 4, especially on the front. The USP of the smartphone is its large 5000mAh battery. The Bharat 5 will be competing against the newly launched Redmi 5A which is priced at Rs 5,999 and now at Rs 4,999 for initial 5 million customers. Led by Reliance Jio, these cashback offers are available on high-end phones like the iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus and Pixel 2/2 XL to entry-level phones like the JioPhone and Bharat 1.

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The device supports multiple regional languages as well and comes with the 4G VoLTE connectivity. The phone runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box.

However, Xiaomi is also giving a Rs 1,000 discount on the first 50 lakh Redmi 5A phones it sells, bringing down the price to effectively Rs 4,999 and 5,999.

Micromax is one of the oldest and most-reputed Indian smartphone brands out there, but the foray of Chinese brands like Xiaomi and others have threatened its dominance in the country.


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