Micromax has always been known to come out with budget smartphones. It has made its name in the Android world, competing with the heavy-hitters like Samsung and HTC with its Canvas HD smartphones and Doodle smartphones, and now it seems that Micromax, the Indian mobile manufacturer, is all set to take on Lumia series of smartphones by launching two Windows 8.1 operated smartphones, Canvas Win W092 and Canvas Win W121.
The Micromax smartphones will hit the stores in the Indian market by early July, as per the official Windows blog and are priced at Rs. 6500 for Canvas Win W092 and Rs. 9500 for Canvas Win W121. Both these Windows operated smartphones will come with dual-SIM support.
Micromax Canvas Win W092 Specs:
Micromax Canvas Win W092
Micromax Canvas Win W092 boasts of all the decent Windows Phone features that you would love to see in a device. The key features include a 1.2 GHz quad-code Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC supported by 1 GB of RAM.
The smartphone also features some amazing specs like:
- A 4-inch WVGA IPS display (480 x 800 pixels)
- Powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC processor
- 1 GB RAM; it comes with 8 GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 32 GB via a microSD card slot.
- Features a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
- Comers with connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPRS/EDGE, 3G and Micro USB.
- A 1500 mAh battery.
Micromax Canvas Win W121 Specs:
Micromax Canvas Win W121
The Canvas Win W121 is nearly identical to Win W092 in terms of processor and RAM but features a slightly larger display and better camera compared to its counterpart.
Here are the key specs of Micromax Canvas Win W121:
- Features a 5-inch HD IPS display (720 x 1280 pixels)
- A 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM.
- It too comes with a 8 GB of built-in storage expandable up to 32 GB using a microSD card.
- It comes with a 8 megapixel rear autofocus camera with flash and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera.
- Connectivity options include WiFi, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth and GPS.
- Comes with a 2000 mAh battery.
This move has come as a result of mobile OS looking to expand its reach by partnering with mobile companies to launch Windows operated smartphones. The main goal has been to reach more and more people by tapping into new market and offer a wide range of smartphones at every price point.
So that Micromax has launched its very first range of Windows phone devices, which smartphone would you like to see next getting a Windows makeover? And what do you think about this new move? Will Micromax Canvas Win W092 and Micromax Canvas Win W121 be able to grow in the market that is dominated by Lumia series of smartphones? Only time will tell and the consumers will get all the benefits!