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Launch: Micromax Unite 2 has 21 languages. Is it as good as Moto E?

Micromax Unite 2_Grey The new Micromax Unite 2
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Posted: May 22, 2014 7:20 pm | Updated: May 24, 2014 10:34 am

Micromax, India’s 2nd largest smartphone maker on Thursday announced the launch of world’s first phone with 21 language support- the Micromax Unite 2.

The box of the Micromax Unite 2 The box of the Micromax Unite 2

Powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor, the Micromax Unite 2 is the first phone from the company running on the latest Android KitKat 4.4.2, which can be easily upgraded through FOTA, offering users a number of features including voice search, Google Drive, Hangouts for video calls, smart contact prioritisation etc. promising faster multitasking.

The phone will be available in 4 bright colors -grey, white, red and green to break the monotony from the boring black and blues.

Micromax Unite 2 in Red

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Shubhodip Pal, CMO, Micromax said, “India is a diverse country and language at times can act as a barrier for people to seamlessly communicate on their phones. Therefore, we firmly believe that support for local languages on phones will perhaps be the next big driver for day to day phone transactions, internet usage and online content consumption in India given that most of the population does not use English as their primary language.”

The languages supported by the phones includes: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, kannada, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Nepali, Bodo, Dogri, Konkani, Kashmiri, Maithili, Manipuri, Sanskrit, Sindhi.

The Micromax Unite 2 comes with a 4.7-inch Bright Graph IPS display with a resolution of 800×480. Packed with a 2000 mAh battery, the phone ensures a strong battery backup.

Equipped with a 5.0MP rear camera with flash to further enhance the superiority of the memorable moments, it also features a 2.0MP front camera to facilitate video chatting with friends and family. The camera also offers a number of features like beauty mode, live photo mode and panorama, letting users experiment with their photography skills.

The phone comes with a variety of pre-loaded applications like MAd, a unique application which lets users watch ads, earn points & get money added to their phone balance; Getit, Kingsoft Office, Opera Mini ,Hike, M!Games to play high quality games online and many pre-loaded games like Marble, Burn the Rope, Toystory Smash it.

With an expandable memory of 32GB and GPS enabled, the phone supports Bluetooth v4.0 and WiFi, ensuring full time connectivity for the social media buffs.

Priced at a MOP of Rs. 6,999/-, the Micromax Unite 2 will be available across all leading retail outlets in India from May 22, 2014.

Key Specs:

Supports 21 languages.

1.3 quad core processor, 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM.

4.7 inch IPS display with 800*480 resolution.

5.0 MP rear camera.

2000 mAh battery

Dual Sim

up-to 32GB expandable memory

Android Kitkat 4.2.2

 

 

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