Micromax launches budget smartphone Micromax Bolt AD3520 in India

Micromax has introduced the Micromax Bolt AD3520 in India for a launch price of Rs. 3490. The smartphone seeks to challenge the other smartphones in the market by offering high-end features at a low price tag.

Micromax’s new smartphone carries special entertainment-focused features and is being released by the Indian OEM. Among the main features of the phone, include its dual front-facing speakers. Although it is a common feature in the world of smartphones, but what makes this feature attractive on this device is its price tag. This is because front-facing speaker setup is usually seen only on expensive smartphones.

Micromax has attempted to make the entertainment-focused device more attractive to music fanatics by embedding dedicated music control buttons. The smartphone can be seen to have special music controls directly below the capacitive navigation keys. The special music keys include the play option, forward and rewind button.

Micromax has assigned the smartphone a basic and simple design but with a superior performance experience. The device runs on Android version KitKat and supports a 3.5 inch HVGA display. In addition, it also has a front-facing VGA camera. It also has a rear camera which offers the capability of shooting 2MP images with a fixed-focus.

Some details on the configuration of the device include that it is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor. It has 512 MB of RAM with 4GB internal storage space. The company has equipped the storage to be increased externally via a microSD card up to 32GB. Apart from this, it comes with a 1500mAh battery which promises a backup for as long as 5 hours of continuous talktime on a single charge. The battery support can be alternatively measured by 175 hours of standby time. Additional features of the phone include the feature of Dual SIM. However, it does not allow 3G connectivity.