As reported by The Mobile Indian earlier, Micromax has announced the launch of its solar powered mobile phone in the Indian market. The new Micromax X259 is a very affordable feature phone that comes with an integrated solar panel to charge the device.
The Micromax X259 is a dual SIM (GSM+GSM) feature phone and is the first solar powered phone of the company. The X259 utilises the power of sunlight and with its inbuilt solar cell panel it charges the battery of the phone providing free and clean energy for users and also the freedom from wall chargers.
The Micromax X259 phone features a 2.4 inch wide colour display along with an alpha numeric multitap keypad. It supports micro SD card to help users store their favorite songs, movies, videos and more while on the move. The Micromax X259 comes with a 1000 mAh battery which ensures a good battery backup as well.
Micromax X259 handset is equipped with a 0.3 megapixel camera, which is great for occasional snapping. Transferring data from Micromax X259 is also very easy thanks to the integrated Bluetooth connectivity.
The mobile phone has been priced at Rs 2,499 and will be available across all the Micromax mobile retail stores and partners in India.