Micromax is really trying hard to compete with Xiaomi in the Indian market by launching smartphones under both its sub-brand Yu Televentures and under its brand. Recently, the company launched the Yu Yureka 2 smartphone with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM at Rs. 11,999. And now, the company has come up with a selfie-centric smartphone, the Micromax Selfie 3 with decent specifications on board.
The Micromax Selfie 3 offers a 5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1080*1920 pixels. At the heart of the phone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, which is clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The addition of 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage would have a great from Micromax. Nevertheless, the storage can be expanded with a microSD card.
The highlight of this smartphone is the 16MP front-facing camera, which comes with an LED flash and auto scene mode, portrait mode, night mode, HDR mode, and beautify mode. The company has added a 13MP rear camera with an LED flash support.
The device has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which has become an essential feature in smartphones releasing these days. The device has connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS.
The best part is that the device boots Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box, and this package is backed by a 3000mAh battery. Micromax says that the battery of the Selfie 3 offers 250 hours of standby time and 11 hours of talk time.
Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax said as “With over 93 million selfies being captured every day, people today take and retake pictures of themselves until it mirrors perfection. Moreover, the festive season is around the corner and people love to take selfies with their family and friends. This is the perfect time to launch the Selfie-3, just at the kick-start of the festive season, to add to the fervour among younger consumers. The all-new Selfie 3 is ideal for the users, delivering fantastic images, great beauty editing tools and capture their beautiful festive memories perfectly.”
This smartphone from Micromax puts itself against the Xiaomi Redmi 4, which is now available for Rs. 9,499 as part of Amazon Great Indian sale. The Micromax Selfie 3 will be up for sale exclusively in the offline market and for the asking price, the device seems to be a great option to consider.
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