A man using his smartphone
A man using his smartphone (Representational picture)Reuters

Telecom operator MTS India launched a new dual SIM Android phone, MTS Blaze 4.5 in India with a price tag of ₹9,999.

The MTS Blaze sports 4.5-inch TFT touchscreen with a FWVGA (480x854 pixel) resolution and is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor paired with 1GB of RAM.

The ZTE branded smartphone is available for purchase at the e-retailer Thinkous. The handset features 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 32 GB with microSD card, 5.0-megapixel rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camer and is powered by a 1600 mAh battery which claims 4 hours of talktime and 250 hours of standby mode.

Additionally, the Blaze 4.5 offers 100,000MB data for one year and supports the connectivity features like Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and EVDO Rev A.

In March, popular smartphone maker Micromax launched Canvas Blaze HD in association with MTS.

Micromax Canvas Blaze HD ,the legatee of Micromax's Canvas Blaze smartphone, sports 5-inch IPS display with a 720x1280 pixels resolution and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. It is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. It supports dual SIM functionality and packs 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card.

In terms o f the image snapper, the successor of Canvas Blaze comes equipped with 8.0-megapixel rear camera and 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is loaded with 2000 mAh battery, which claims to deliver up to 150 hours of standby mode and up to 5 hours of talktime. Connectivity options of the smartphone include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB.

Key Specifications of MTS Blaze 4.5


MTS Blaze 4.5


11.43 cms (4.5") Full touch capacitive TFT


Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2


Qualcomm Quad core 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon S4 processor



Storage capacity

4GB,with expandable option


5.0-megapixel rear camera with Flash and Autofocus

0.3-megapixel front-facing camera


1600 mAh battery

Talktime: 4 Hours

Standby Mode: 250 Hours


Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, EVDO Rev A



(Edited by Anu James)