Micromax has come a long distance since the launch its first mobile phone in 2008. Of course, the desi manufacturer has emerged as a serious challenger in the mobile phone market.
But now that the gaps are disappearing with the launch of various offerings from Oneplus, Xiaomi and Huawei, hence, the India-based mobile maker is trying to create a new market to meet the surging sales figures.
Reportedly, Micromax has unveiled a new budget smartphone in India at Rs 6,499, the Bolt Q338. As per reports, the device was first listed on Facebook, however, now the link is not working. But, the device has also been listed on the official company website, with no information on official price tag.
Micromax Bolt Q338 - Key Specifications
Well, specs come as per the price range! The Bolt Q338 is a dual-SIM handset supporting 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (4.7GB user available memory), expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD. The highlights are a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display, 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek 6580 processor, Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and an 8MP auto focus camera with LED flash along with 5MP front-facing camera.
The battery is also decent at 2,000mAh battery, adding on, connectivity features are the same, as you'll find on other handsets in the same price range like 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with recording, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
You'll also find some preloaded apps in the Bolt Q338 including Amazon Kindle, Amazon Shopping, App Center, Chaatz, Clean Master, Snapdeal and Newshunt.
If you're thinking to purchase this smartphone, let us tell you, the primary competitors which are already available in the market to pit against Micromax Bolt Q338 are Lenovo K3 Note, Moto G 2nd Gen, Asus Zenfone 2 Laser, Huawei Honor 4x and more. But at the same, these big-sized mobile phones are priced higher than Bolt Q338 -- while they come with similar specifications.
What's the selling point of Micromax Bolt Q338? Well, at Rs 6,499, this smartphone will be the cheapest 5-inch Android Lollipop smartphone available in the market so far.
Let us know in the comments section below, if you're planning to buy the soon-to-be-officially launched -- Bolt Q338 or not.