Micromax, the homegrown manufacturer seems pumping out Android smartphones with huge batteries, dual SIM support and impressive specifications in the sub Rs 10,000 price range. Following on the same lines, the company has announced that it will shortly launch an Android phablet dubbed A100 in the Indian market.
What to Expect?
The latest offering of Micromax, A100 phablet will come packed sporting a 5 inch screen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Hence, the handset's direct competitor would be smartphones like Spice Horizon and Samsung Galaxy Note. Further, it will be a dual SIM handset that runs on Android 4.0 ICS operating system.
Report have further informed that, Micromax A100 has an internal memory of 4 GB that can be expandable to 32 GB. The handset is listed to have a larger battery of 2000 mAh and 5 MP camera. The processor clock speed and the RAM capacity are still not known. Analysts assume that the handset will have a dual core chipset, similar to the Superfone A90.
Price & Availability
Micromax A100 is listed on the online shopping site, HomeShop18 for a price of Rs 9,999. However, the listing says that the handset is out of stock. As of now, A100 is not available and it is expected to hit the market by the end of this month.
Substitute to Samsung Galaxy Note?
Talking about Samsung Galaxy Note, it is king of phablets till now, which runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and is powered by 1.4 GHz Dual Core ARM Cortex-A9 Processor. The device is further loaded with a powerful 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash and a secondary 2 megapixel camera on the front supporting Full HD videos at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution (30 fps). Further the Note houses a 5.29-inch HD Super AMOLED Touchscreen along with S Pen and S Memo. And it is priced around Rs 32,000 in India.
When compared, of curse Galaxy Note is all together a better handset against, Micromax A100 phablet, however those who have a budget constraint or do not want to spend to o much buying a smartphone can opt for the later one.
Hence, let us know in comments, with Micromax A100 and Samsung Galaxy Note smartphones, which one will you prefer? Are you the one who would opt for a cheap handset or do you give more importance to value?