Micromax Unveils X259 – Solar Powered Mobile Phone For Rs.2499

India’s very own mobile phone maker Micromax has announced the launch of X259, low cost Mobile Phone with a built-in solar panel priced at Rs. 2499.

The Micromax X259 Solar Phone is the company’s first solar phone which comes with a solar panel technology through which the phone automatically gets charged through solar power on exposure to sunlight. With unpredictable power cuts specifically in the rural areas this handset will be the perfect solution to address the issue of recharging the phone through electricity.

Micromax X259 features a 2.4” QVGA screen with a resolution of 240X320. The phone is powered with a 1000mAh Li-ion battery and facilitates dual SIM dual standby feature. The users can share images, videos, music with friends through the phone’s Bluetooth connectivity.

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15 Comments on "Micromax Unveils X259 – Solar Powered Mobile Phone For Rs.2499"


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July 15, 2012 9:47 pm 9:47 PM

Nice phone . . What ever else chineese Japanese Koran Blah Blah Blah . . . Nice to hear the word Indian mobile company . . . Wow get going more micromax

July 15, 2012 2:02 pm 2:02 PM

I Purchased Samsung Mobile with solar charging Facility,I put the whole day in sunlight to get charged but ,the charging was zero,i tried to return to seller,they didnt take back.We dont know micromaxs charging capacity.

Baba Firangi
July 14, 2012 2:41 pm 2:41 PM
Idris : Most of Samsung handsets are low end chinese hardware. Brother, there is a difference in outsourcing manufacturing to Chinese factories and bulk buying from Chinese cottage industry. Even iPhones are manufactured in China, but then apple does the R&D and testing and they make the manufacturer stick to a set quality standard. This is very different to what Mictomax does. Micromax and its ilk just scour for the cheapest deals with small Chinese factories, negotiate on a bulk price and buy off the products and ship them off to India to dump them here. The keyword here is… Read more »