Micromax X288, a cheap dual sim mobile phone

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Micromax X288, a cheap dual sim mobile phone

With the dual SIM market gaining good popularity in India, more and more such mobiles are being introduced into the market. One of the major players in the dual SIM sector is Micromax. They have recently launched their newest model termed as Micromax X288.

Features and specifications of Micromax X288

Category

Availability

Distinguished features

TYPE

Dual SIM enabled

DISPLAY

Type

TFT colour display

Size

2.4 inch

Resolution

240 x 320 pixels

General features

CAMERA

Type

Rear facing main camera

Resolution

1.3 mp

Video recording

Available

MEMORY

Internal

1.6 MB

External

8 GB expandable

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

Supports Version2.0

GPRS

Available

USB

Fully supported

ENTERTAINMENT

Video player

All are standard features supported

Audio player

FM radio

BATTERY

Type

Lithium ion battery

Capacity

1800mAh

Talk time

8 hours

Standby time

Can have up to 29 days

PHYSICAL SIZE

Dimensions

113.7 mm x 24.25 mm x 15.8 mm

Weight

61.7 grams

The phone is made in a bar phone form factor and is sufficiently compact and small. The keypad is of alphanumeric type and the keys have a nice rubbery feel to them. These soft keys make typing text messages and other data very easy. The phone comes in different colour options but the matte black colour looks very attractive.

The whole covering including the keypad is of the same colour but the navigation button and two buttons in the front are in contrast cyber green colour. The inside of the ear phone vent is also given cyber green tint. This contrast colouring gives the phone a very bold look.

The display has a size of 2.4 inches and packs in 2,56,000 different colours. The screen is sufficiently large so that the users can read texts and see images and graphics with very much ease. It also packs in enough resolution to enjoy short video clippings too. A 1.3 mega pixel camera is present at the rear and these acts as the main imaging device in the phone.

For entertainment purpose there is an inbuilt media player that supports all the common audio and video file types. A FM radio is also there to enjoy over the air streaming contents. The connectivity options in the phone include Bluetooth, for wireless data transfer and USB for wired transmission of data.

Micromax X288 comes with a price tag of about Rs.2,300/-. For this price tag the phone packs in quite many features and hence gives the customers a good value for their money.

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