The new Micromax A78 will have a 3.5 inch capacitive display, Android 2.3 and touch and Qwerty keypad.
Indian handset manufacturer Micromax, which has been maintaining a low profile for some time, will be launching another affordable dual SIM Android smartphone for Rs 8,000 in March this year.
To be named Micromax A78, the smartphone will have a 3.5 inch capacitive display and will be powered by Android 2.3 operating system. Besides, it will have a touchpad and Qwerty keypad.
"Micromax A78 will run on a 650 MHz processor and will be powered by a 1300 mAh battery. It will have a 3 megapixel rear camera and 0.3 megapixel front camera for video conferencing," company officials told The Mobile Indian on condition of anonymity.
On the connectivity front it will support WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. The phone, with dimensions of 12 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.09 cm, will also come with an expandable memory slot that accepts up to 32 GB. Micromax A78 will have gravity and light sensors as well.
You can go through our Compare Handset section to know about the available dual SIM Android smartphones.
Just yesterday, Micromax's Canvas Amaze was made available at Rs 7,999
Micromax Canvas Amaze has the Android Lollipop operating system and a quad core processor.
Its predecessor, the Blaze 4G, has almost the same specifications except a bigger 2000 mAh battery and a 5 MP rear camera.
The Canvas Mega is available from a third party retail website for Rs 8,099.
A teaser issued by Micromax says "Pride, Performance, Power", indicating towards a powerful smartphone.
Micromax has launched Bolt S302 at Rs 3,199, Bolt D303 at Rs 3,199, Bolt Q331 at Rs 4,999 and Bolt Q338 at Rs 6499.
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Micromax will become the first Indian brand to launch a device on the new Helio premium platform using the Helio X10.