Micromax, the Indian consumer electronics company announced its new smartphone Dual 5 at an event in New Delhi today. The smartphone from the new Dual series is launched at a competitive price of Rs. 24,999 and will be available from April 10 on the company’s e-commerce portal micromaxinfo.com, the e-retail site Flipkart and in the offline stores as well. Registration for phone has begun on the company’s own site.
The highlight of the new Micromax Dual 5 is its dual rear-camera setup and the military grade security mode. The phone utilises two 13-mepagixel Sony IMX258 sensors, one for monochrome light and the other for RGB. The primary camera is also capable of capturing 4K UHD resolution videos and support 3D video functionality. Apart from offering triple 13-megapixel sensors, the new Dual 5 smartphone has a dedicated chip as well that is meant for storing passwords and fingerprint and for EAL5 military-grade security.
On the front, the Micromax Dual 5 gets a 13-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and soft LED flash. The handset boasts an ultra-thin metal body. Talking about the specification, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 resolution) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla 3 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage which is expandable. The Micromax Dual 5 has a battery backup of 3200mAh and comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
The Micromax Dual 5 has a customizable key located on the left side of the device that enables the user to assign function to it. The power button on the phone has panic button support as well. The 4G VoLTE enabled Micromax Dual 5 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This is a hybrid dual-SIM smartphone that includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.1, 3.5mm audio jack and USB Type-C port in its connectivity options. Sensor options include- Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared sensor and proximity sensor.
The Micromax Dual 5 phone has Micromax Care app that promises 24 hour service and 1 year warranty that includes any physical damage or water damage replacement. The Micromax Dual 5 will be available in Gold colour option.