As it was announced at the Build 2014 event, the number of Windows Phone 8 OEMs is going to increase, especially with companies building affordable devices. Micromax, India’s second largest handset maker, has just launched its first set of Windows Phone 8.1 devices, thus embracing another operating system after Android. So, let’s have a brief look at the tech specs of the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092:

Micromax Canvas Win W121

micromax windows phone 8.1

  • 5-inch with HD IPS display
  • 8 megapixel rear camera (with LED flash) along with a 2 megapixel front-facing one
  • 8GB of built in storage with up to 32GB of expandable memory
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor with 1GB of memory
  • Proximity, gravity, and light sensors, accelerometer, Dual-SIM capability
  • Leather finish back panel

Micromax Canvas Win W092

Canvas Win W092

  • 4-inch qith a IPS WVGA display
  • 5 megapixel rear camera (with LED flash­) and a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 8GB of built in storage with up to 32GB of expandable memory
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor and 1GB of memory
  • Dual-SIM capability

The two smartphones will be available in July 2014 in retailers across India for at Rs. 9,500 (around $159) and Rs. 6,500 (around $109), respectively. Thus, Micromax joins some other recent Microsoft partners in welcoming Windows Phone 8, such as BLU, InFocus, Prestigio and Yezz, with even more to follow in the coming months. In a recent interview, Micromax Chairman Sanjay Kapoor, explained why the company has decided to release Windows Phone devices:

We thought that it’s time to offer some variety to consumers and augment user choice alongside user experience. By offering Windows, we’ve become the only Indian brand to be present across two most popular operating systems.


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