Indigenous smartphone maker Micromax has launched a new budget smartphone dubbed Unite 2 in the country with a price tag of ₹6,999.
Micromax Unite 2 is the company's first smartphone that supports 21 languages which run on Google's latest version of Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The handset will be available for purchase starting from Friday (23 May).
The languages that are supported by the device are Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Nepali, Bodo, Dogri, Konkani, Kashmiri, Maithili, Manipuri, Sanskrit and Sindhi.
Talking about the features of Micromax's new offering, the handset boasts 4.7-inch IPS display with 800×480 pixels of resolution and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor, coupled with 1GB RAM. Micromax Unite 2 is shipped with the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS and the company claims that the handset can be further upgraded via OTA.
Coming to the storage capacity, the handset packs 4GB internal storage, which can be expanded by upto 32GB with microSD card. On the camera front, the smartphone houses 5.0-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and 2.0-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera. It comes with preloaded apps such as Burm the Rope, Smash It, Marbles, Kingsoft, Getit, Opera Mini, M! Live, Hike, MAD, MiGames, Games Club, Reverie phonebook and Smartpad and features Motion Sensor and Proximity Sensor.
Micromax Unite 2 supports the connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS and micro USB and comes loaded with 2000 mAh battery, which promises 190 hours of standby mode and 8 hours of talktime. The device is pegged against the Motorola's latest entry level smartphone Moto E and is available in Pristine White, Balmy Green, Mystic Grey and Raging Red colours.
"India is a diverse country and language at times can act as a barrier for people to seamlessly communicate on their phones. Therefore, we firmly believe that support for local languages on phones will perhaps be the next big driver for day to day phone transactions, Internet usage and online content consumption in India given that most of the population does not use English as their primary language," NDTV Gadgets quoted Shubhodip Pal, CMO, Micromax.
Recently, the company launched Micromax Canvas Elanza 2 in the country. It sports 5-inch HD TFT display with a 720x1280 pixel resolution and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Inside, the handset packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 (MSM8212) processor clocked at 1.2GHz. Other features include 1GB of RAM, 4GB of in-built storage, 8.0-megapixel autofocus rear camera and 2000 mAh battery.
Key Specifications of Micromax Unite 2
|Model||Micromax Unite 2|
|Display||4.7-inch IPS display with 800×480 pixels of resolution|
|OS||Android Kit Kat 4.4.2|
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core processor|
|Storage capacity||4GB, with expandable option|
|Camera||5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash2-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera|
|Battery||2000 mAh8hours of talk time190 hours of standby time|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE,21 language supportGames (Burm the Rope, Smash It, Marbles), Kingsoft, Getit,Opera Mini, M! Live,Hike, MAD,MiGames, Games Club, Reverie phonebook & Smartpad.|