Micromax has come up with a new handset titled "C2i "and "GC700" for Indian consumers. The company claims C2i can offer talktime upto 10 hours, which will change the mind of people who use to avoid CDMA phones which do not offer great battery backup. Now all that could change with the entry of Micromax's new open-market CDMA handset.
The handset tagged as Micromax 'C2i' is a bar-styled handset, weighing just 87g. Micromax C2i comes with a Li-ion 1800mAh battery [Marathon Battery] which offers talktime upto 10 hours and standby time upto 30 days.
The phone also come up with multi format music player and stereo FM radio others feature include :
- CDMA2000 (800MHz)
- Display : 65K Color QVGA , (128*128 Pixels, 1.44 inches) , 5-way navigation key
- Multi Format Music Player (MP3 / AAC / AAC+) Background Music Playback
- Digital Camera
- Stereo FM Radio ((Internal Antenna))
- Expandable Memory (upto 2GB)
- Phonebook Memory 500
- SMS Memory 200
The micromax C2i comes for a Price tag of Rs 3,000.
At the same time Micromax also launched another Java based GSM/CDMA dual handset with the ''Marathon Battery' tagged as GC700 Gravity. The ‘Gravity’ feature uses the motion sensing to change the SIM in use. One can tilt upside down to shift from CDMA to GSM. Other features include:
- Band : Dual SIM (CDMA,GSM) - GSM Tri Band (900/1800/1900MHz) & CDMA 2000 (800MHz)
- Weight : 82g
- Display : 262K Color QVGA Capacitive; Touch lens with Sense-Flo; (240*400 Pixels, 2.8 inches) ; 5-way navigation key
- Motion Sensor
- Camera : 2.0MP with 4X Zoom ; Adjustable EV, Multi-Shot
- Music : Multi Format Music Player (MP3 / AMR / MIDI / WAV); Background Music Playback
- Stereo FM Radio/Recorder
- Bluetooth v 2
- 3 Preloaded Games
- Messaging: SMS / MMS
- Preloaded Opera MINI Web Browser
- Phonebook Memory : 1000 with PhotoCall
- SMS Memory 650
- Internal Memory 500KB
- Expandable Memory : MicroSD (upto 4GB)
- Battery Type: Li-ion 940mAh
- Talk Time : GSM: 240 mins*, CDMA: 200mins*Standby Time
- GSM: 160 hours, CDMA: 160 hours
- GSM/CDMA: 120 hours
The phone comes for a price tag of Rs12,000.