Today is that day when Micromax launched its iOne smartphone in India for Rs. 4,999. The phones aim to take on smartphones like the Realme C2 and the Xiaomi Redmi 6A. The phone at such a price tag comes with iPhone X styled notch display.
The phone is powered by India’s first UNISOC SC9863 Octa-Core chipset. This would be India first smartphone with UNISOC chipset inside.Micromax said during the launch.
UNISOC SC9863 Octa-core chipset will “allow the users to experience the best-in-class technology at an affordable price point. Enabling high-performance AI operations and high-precision 3D imaging, the new smartphone is a perfect confluence of compelling design, display, superlative camera and ideal performance at an extremely attractive price.”
The Micromax iOne features a 5.45-inch HD display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. As noted earlier the phone comes with a notched display similar to on the iPhone X. The Micromax iOne is powered by 2200mAh battery and rocks a 5MP camera sensor on both the rear and front side. A LED flash is present on both sides. The phone has only one variant of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card.
Commenting on the launch of the Micromax iOne, Sunil Joon, Head Strategy, Micromax Informatics Ltd. said,
“We understand that consumers today demand a complete package – a smartphone that has a good camera, a screen that is large enough for content viewing, a battery that lasts a day and great aesthetics – all at an affordable price point. Keeping those requirements in mind, our newest #iOne Notch Display hosts a 19:9 Notch screen that ensures more content is displayed without the edges being cut. Additionally, our newest offering also packs a powerful 2 GB RAM and Octa-core processor for maximizing the experience of our users. Micromax, since its inception, has always stood for democratizing technology at affordable price points. Continuing to build on that vision, the newest addition to the Micromax family will make the new #iOne a sought-after purchase for consumers across the country.”