Micromax X288, a cheap dual sim mobile phone

    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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