Micromax revolutionized the android market segment by launching affordable android handsets namely A60 and A70 respectively. These handset when launched made it affordable for the common man to get a taste of Android, thanks to the very competitive pricing. Following the same trend, Micromax is secretly working on an affordable dual-core Android smartphone that is far more superior and powerful than the predecessors. Sources very close to the firm told 91mobiles.com that the device might be called as Micromax A85!
Earlier a leaked version of Micromax A85 was circulated in the internet which we have reproduced below. From the looks of it, and going by the design of previous Micromax android devices the design is definitely not cool. But let that not deter you. The specs are impressive. 1GHz dual-core processor, 512 MB RAM, 8 mega pixels camera, 3.7 to 4 inch capacitive touchscreen, Android 2.3 operating system, 1650 mAh battery, VGA front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage and all possible connectivities. Micromax A85 might be priced somewhere between Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 18,000. The dual-core android smartphones currently available in the market are costing not less than Rs. 24,000 and Micromax may disrupt the price point once again! The dual-core android smartphones in the market are LG Optimus 2X, Samsung Galaxy S II i9100, HTC Evo 3D, HTC Sensation, Motorola Atrix,
Everytime Micromax launches a device, they bring out some cool innovation. A85 also will contain a very cool feature called as Gesture control – ala Microsoft Kinect. The smartphone will use the front-facing VGA camera to detect user gestures and translate those signals to control the user interface – such as scrolling, navigation etc., Very interesting. Let’s wait to hear more information about this impressive handset.