Micromax has launched the company’s latest smartphone in Bharat series – Micromax Bharat 5 in India at a price tag of Rs. 5,555. The smartphone comes in Black color and will be available across India via offline retail stores starting from December 7. The company has partnered with Vodafone to offer 50GB of data (10GB of data every month for 5 months) for those who purchase the smartphone, and this offer is available for any new or existing. The Micromax Bharat 5 is the successor of Micromax Bharat 4 that was launched earlier and the main highlight of the smartphone is that it packs 5000mAh battery.
Micromax Bharat 5
Display, Processor, Memory, and Operating System
On the specifications front, the Micromax Bharat 5 features 5.2-inches HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor which is paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and has 16GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 64GB via microSD card.
On the camera side, the Micromax Bharat 5 features 5MP rear camera with LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash for selfie & video-calling.
SIM Support, and Connectivity Features
The smartphone has dual-SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
The smartphone packs massive 5000mAh battery and the company claims that it will offer up to 2 days of battery life & comes with a standby time of up to 3 weeks.
At such a price tag, the Micromax Bharat 5 will compete with Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
Micromax Bharat 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A
|Specifications||Micromax Bharat 5||Xiaomi Redmi 5A|
|Display||5.2-inch HD display with a resoltion of 1280 x 720 pixels||5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor||1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Processor which is paired with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU|
|Memory||1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD||2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD|
|Operating System||Android 7.1 Nougat||Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top of it|
|Rear-Camera||5MP rear-facing camera with f/2.2, LED flash||13MP rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording|
|Front-Camera||5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2, LED flash||5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS|
|Dimensions||NA||140.4 x 70.1 mm x 8.35 mm|
|Battery||5000mAh battery||3000mAh battery|
Press Release Quote
Commenting on the launch, Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer, Micromax Informatics, said:
Data affordability, connectivity, and ease of using technology are the three barriers for the users to get a connected experience. With Bharat series, Micromax is truly helping the Indian consumers be digitally connected and make their experience more affordable and accessible. Bharat 5 like its predecessors will truly drive the next phase of smartphone adoption in the country, as a smartphone with 5000 Mah battery is pivotal for a market like India where the tier 3-4 cities still face severe power outage issues. Going ahead as well, we will be coming with compelling product propositions based on the needs of our consumers in the affordable smartphone segment
Micromax Bharat 5 specifications
- Display:5.2-inch HD display with a resoltion of 1280 x 720 pixels
- Processor:1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6736 processor
- Memory:1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
- Oprating System:Android 7.1 Nougat
- Rear Camera:5MP rear camera with f/2.2, LED flash
- Front Camera:5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2, LED flash
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Battery: 5000mAh battery