The first 3D smartphone from indigenous handset maker Micromax is likely to be priced around ₹15,000, according to latest reports.
Speculations about the 3D smartphone, reportedly called Canvas 3D A115, surfaced online only a couple of days ago. Online retailer Sahoilc has already listed the smartphone on its website as 'coming soon'.
The smartphone is expected to come with a 5-inch display with 480x800p resolution which will be capable of displaying 3D images and videos. Other rumoured specifications include Android v4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front facing camera. According to reports, the device is unlikely to support 3D playback capabilities.
There is no exact information about the release date of the smartphone. Technology website Gizbot citing an informer reported that the device will be released by the end of April. The arrival of the phone was indicated earlier by CEO Deepak Mehrotra.
Meanwhile, Micromax's A116 Canvas HD smartphone continues to face shipment problems. Although the smartphone has made its way to a few e-commerce websites, it had run out of stock several times. The quad-core smartphone which set records after its launch sports a 5-inch HD IPS screen with 1280x720 pixel resolution and 16.7 million colour depth. It is powered by MediaTek's MT6589 1.2 GHz quad core processor and runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1 operating system.