Today India has over 15 different mobile handset manufacturers. A decade ago there were just around 2 or 3. The economic boom in India and the rise in middle class population buoyed by strides in the IT and Retail industries have lured international mobile manufacturers to setup shop in India. Erstwhile there are home-grown companies as well like Micromax, Maxx Mobiles, and Intex. Today the Indian mobile market is amongst the largest globally and the Indian buyer can now choose from a wide variety of options.
The home-grown companies mainly targeted the masses with affordable yet feature loaded mobile phones. Maxx Jazz MX349 review is attempted below.
Maxx is one of India"s largest mobile brands and they have managed to gain a significant customer base within 2 years since its inception. They introduced the Jazz MX349 with an aim to create a revolution in Mobile Music entertainment. A first glance of the phone gives you the notion that it is meant for music because of the large 30 x 20 mm speakers on its rear side. The company claims that the sound output from these speakers will deliver an uncompromising music experience at substantially high quality.
The phone comes in a stylish curved back cover design. The phone has a MP3 audio player and recorder and is also loaded with a camera capable of video recording. The phone also has video playback support for MP4 and 3GP formats.
According to Mr. Ajjay Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director of Maxx Group, the scene of music has changed drastically in India and music today plays a vital part in influencing the youth in India. He says that youngsters are fashion conscious too and thus the unique design of the phone is intended to make a fashion statement.
The phone is not just a pure music oriented device as it offers a lot of handy utilities such as World Clock, calendar, calculator, stop watch and much more. It even has an EBook reader for those who love reading while on the move.
Other key specs of Maxx Jazz MX349 include -
- An average- Camera: 1.3 MP
- A long lasting 1000 mAh battery
- Expandable memory up to 4GB
- FM Radio with Schedule FM recording
- A handy Torch
- Size: 113.1x49.5x15.5mm
- Weight: 92gm
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
The USP of the phone however is its absolutely unbelievable price tag. The phone is now available in stores for just INR 1980. This is as good as it gets. The phone is definitely a good choice for music enthusiasts who needs a good, affordable and feature loaded music phone.