Micromax has today announced a new budget smartphone – Micromax iOne after a substantial period of around six months. With the Micromax iOne, the company has introduced a notched-display on a budget smartphone, after introducing it for the first time on their smartphones in December last year. The highlights of the new smartphone include a 5.45-inch notch display, dual rear cameras, and the INR 4999 price tag.
The Micromax iOne features a 5.45-inch display with a notch at the top, 1132 x 540 pixels screen resolution, and a 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Unisoc SC9863 processor with IMG8322 GPU, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD). The device has a 2200mAh battery and runs on Android 9.0 Pie. Other hardware specifications of the device include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro USB, dual SIM, and GPS + GLONASS.
In terms of optics, the Micromax iOne sports a 5MP rear camera with Samsung 5E8 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, and LED Flash. And on the front, another 5MP camera with the same Samsung 5E8 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, and LED Flash.
“Our newest #iOne Notch Display hosts a 19:9 Notch screen that ensures more content is displayed without the edges being cut. Additionally, our newest offering also packs a powerful 2 GB RAM and Octa-core processor for maximising the experience of our users. Micromax, since its inception, has always stood for democratizing technology at affordable price points. Continuing to build on that vision, the newest addition to the Micromax family will make the new #iOne a sought-after purchase for consumers across the country.” – said Sunil Joon, Micromax Informatics Strategy Head.
Micromax iOne Specifications
- 5.45-inch display with 19:9 aspect ratio
- 1.6GHz Octa-Core Unisoc SC9863 processor with IMG8322 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD)
- 5MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED Flash, 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash
- 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro USB, dual SIM
- 2200mAh battery
- Android 9.0 (Pie)
Micromax iOne Pricing and Availability
The Micromax iOne is priced at Rs 4,999. It will be available across various retailers starting today, 17th May, 2019.