After Airtel and Reliance Jio, it seems that now Micromax is also set to launch a 4G enabled feature phone in India.
The company has started sending media invites for an event on October 17, where it will launch the device. As Airtel has partnered with Karbonn, Micromax has partnered with BSNL for the launch of its 4G enabled feature phone.
The invite reads, ‘Micromax and BSNL cordially invite you in their endeavour to connect Bharat.’ Going by the invite it seems that the company will launch the feature phone under its Bharat series of devices. The phone will support 22 Indian languages and will mainly focus on rural areas The company has not yet divulged any other detail about the smartphone.
Last month Micromax launched Bharat 3 & Bharat 4 smartphones in India priced at Rs 4,499 and 4,999.
The Bharat 3 smartphone offers a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 480x854p, whereas the Bharat 4 comes with a 5-inch screen with 720x1280p display. Both handsets have a 2.5D curved glass protection. The Micromax Bharat 3 is powered by a 2000mAh battery, while the Bharat 4 has a 2500mAh battery. Lastly, while the former handset has an 8GB in-built storage, the latter has 16GB internal memory.
Moving on to the similarities, both the handsets are powered by MediaTek MT6737 SoC coupled with 1GB of RAM and run Android 7.0 out-of-the-box. Both handsets sport a 5MP camera on both front and back and offer a microSD card support of up to 32GB. In terms of connectivity, the devices offer Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and 4G connectivity. The smartphones also include support for 22 Indian languages.