Micromax Bharat 5, a 4G VoLTE-enabled budget smartphone has been launched in India at Rs 5,555. Bharat 5 packs a 5,000mAh battery, which is also the highlight of the device. 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. Under this offer, people will get 10GB data per month for five months.
Micromax Bharat 5 gets a 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat. Powered by a Quad-core MediaTek processor, Bharat 5 features 1GB RAM and 16GB storage. Micromax Bharat 5 sports a 5MP rear camera with flash, and it supports ‘Bokeh’ mode as well. There’s a 5MP front shooter with with flash. Micromax had previously put out teasers for the device on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
Micromax Bharat 5 will directly compete with Xiaomi Redmi 5A, priced at Rs 4,999 and Nokia 2 which comes at Rs 6,999. Redmi 5A is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. Nokia 2 by HMD Global, has a 5-inch LTPS LCD HD display, and it runs Android 7.1 Nougat.
Micromax’s Bharat series consists of budget-friendly 4G VoLTE-enabled devices. The series made a debut with Bharat 2 smartphone, which was launched in April at Rs 3,499. Micromax claims to have sold over half a million units of Bharat 2 smartphones within 50 days of its launch. Micromax Bharat 1 was announced in partnership with BSNL, and the device is priced at Rs 2,200.
Micromax Bharat 2 Plus, Bharat 3, and Bharat 4 smartphones were unveiled by the company in September. The Bharat 3 bears a price-tag of Rs 4,499, while the Bharat 4 costs Rs 4,999. Both the smartphones run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Micromax Bharat 3 and Bharat 4 feature 1GB RAM and 8GB storage which is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.