With the Union budget 2018, customs duty on both mobile phones and mobile phone parts have been hiked from 15 per cent to 20 per cent. The move is likely to impact manufacturers who import mobile phone parts into the country.
Targeted at first-time smartphone buyers and mostly those with feature phones, Bharat Go promises to deliver optimized Android experience for millions of Indian consumers.
Micromax Bharat 5 Plus is 4G VoLTE-enabled phone and it packs a massive 5,000 battery.
In the feature phone market, Micromax’s Bharat 1 will stand above the rest, including Reliance’s JioPhone, thanks to it being capable of running messaging service WhatsApp.
Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro is a slightly better version of the original Canvas Infinity. The new phone is priced at Rs 13,999.
Priced at Rs 5,555, the Bharat 5 directly competes with Xiaomi Redmi 5A in India. The Redmi 5A starts at Rs 4,999 for the 2GB RAM and 32GB storage variant.
Micromax Bharat 5 will hit the stores starting next week. Launch offers include 50 GB data free data from Vodafone to users who buy the Bharat 5
Micromax has officially sent out invites for an event on December 1, where it presumably launch the Bharat 5 smartphone.
According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s ‘Market Monitor service’, India handset shipments reached an all-time high of over 84 million for the first time ever
Reliance JioPhone, Karbonn A40 India, and Bharat 2 Ultra come with an effective price-tag, which means people will have to pay a higher amount initially (Rs 0 in case of JioPhone), a part of which will be refundable over a period of three years.
Reliance JioPhone can only be used with a Reliance Jio SIM card. Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra, on the other hand, works with SIM card from other telecom operators like Airtel, Jio, Idea, BSNL, etc, as well.
Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra smartphone users will have to do Vodafone recharge of at least Rs 150 per month for 36 months, after which they’ll be eligible to get Rs 1,900 cash back.
While BSNL has not been able to match up to the competition in recent times, the state-run operator says it is on a mission to turn around its telecom business.
So, how do Micromax Bharat 1, Karbonn A40 Indian, and JioPhone differ in terms of price, features, and specifications? We find out.
State-owned telecom operator BSNL has launched its first-year 4G VoLTE feature phone in association with Micromax.