New DelhI, Dec 2: Micromax Bharat 5 has been unveiled here on Friday which has also emerged as the latest low-cost 4G smartphone from the domestic brand. The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its amazingly powerful 5000mAh battery.
You can also get an amazing data offer which has been announced in partnership with Vodafone. However, you can only purchase Bharat 5 from offline retailers in the country. At the launch event, the company also announced that it is also planning to launch more smartphones in its Bharat-Series, with the Bharat 5 Plus and Bharat 5 Pro planned to be launched in the next two months. The company also revealed it plans to sell more than 6 million Bharat-Series smartphones by March 2018
Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer, MicromaxInformatics, said "Bharat 5 like its predecessors will truly drive the next phase of smartphone adoption in the country, as a smartphone with 5000mAh battery is pivotal for a market like India where the tier 3-4 cities still face severe power outage issues."
The price of Micromax Bharat 5 in India has been set at Rs. 5,555, which will be made available to purchase via offline stores. At this price point, it competes with the recently launched Xiaomi Redmi 5A, which apart from the battery offers better specifications. As for launch offers, Micromax says any new or existing Vodafone customer can with a 1GB data pack will get an additional 10GB of data a month for 5 months - totalling up to 50GB of additional data.
The dual-SIM Micromax Bharat 5 runs Android Nougat, and sports a 5.2-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (unspecified make), coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM. The smartphone has a pair of 5-megapixel cameras on board, on the front and back, both featuring LED flash modules.
Micromax has offered 16GB of inbuilt storage on the Bharat 5, expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB.