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Micromax Dual 5 Hands-on [Images]

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The Indian smartphone brand, Micromax has shown up after a long time with a premium smartphone. In an effort to take out the dual camera competition, Micromax has introduced a Dual 5 – a premium smartphone with dual cameras at a price of ₹24,999. As smartphones are emerging with dual cameras, you will admire the comeback from Micromax. More to it has special security enhancements built into it. Here are our hands-on with Micromax Dual 5 smartphone.

Micromax Dual 5 Specifications

  • Model: E4820
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED Display (1920 x 1080 pixels resolution)
  • Software: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, at the back
  • CPU: up to 1.8 GHz octa-core processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976), 28nm HPm
  • GPU: Adreno 510
  • Memory: 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB internal storage, expandable with MicroSD
  • Main Camera: Dual Camera  13 MP +  13 MP, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash
  • Front Camera: 13 MP with LED flash
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C, IR Blaster, 3.5 mm audio jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Cellular: 4G LTE support, Dual nano SIM (MicroSD on SIM2), VoLTE-enabled
  • Battery: 3,200 mAh (non-removable)
  • Colors: Gold
  • Price: ₹24,999

Fortunately, the company has done a great job designing the phone that boasts a solid metallic unibody with a 2.5D curved glass on top of its 5.5-inch AMOLED display. When you flip the phone, you will see two 13 MP cameras. This is the first Micromax smartphone with a dual camera on board. Overall, the phone has three 13 MP cameras in total.

Micromax has come up with a smartphone with brilliant specifications and a dual camera on the back. It comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass. The phone is a performance powerhouse on its own, it boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 CPU with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The battery is a 3,200 mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. These specs of Micromax Dual 5 define the smoothness and lag-free experience.

The Dual 5 has an all metal body with chamfered edges, hence, the design and build quality is fantastic. It gives you a grip holding it. The thin display bezels look beautiful, there is an overall 86% screen to body ratio. The backside has two antenna lines on top and bottom. It comes with a 3D antenna technology i.e. stereoscopic multi-antenna added within the body to enhance the signal strength.

Chamfered Edges
Comes With A Physical Key
USB Type-C Port

Micromax Dual 5 flaunts two cameras on the back, both 13 MP to capture images with bookeh effect. The camera has a monochrome sensor that takes B/W images and another RGB sensor that takes captures colors. With this camera setup, the Dual 5 captures 4 times more light than a normal single lens camera phone. Both the cameras are covered with Corning Gorilla Glass. The front has a 13 MP camera with LED flash which tells us it can take good selfies in low-light scenarios.

The camera has the ability to record 4K videos, Slow Motion videos, GIFs, MV (that creates a movie with built-in visual and music effects), and 3D video. More features it offers are Pro mode, Slow Shutter, Macro Mode and Anti Haze.

The Micromax Dual 5 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. Micromax has done great optimizations on the software front. It gives you bank level and un-hackable security. Unlike phones that offer just a software level security, Dual 5 comes with a dedicated hardware security support making it one of the most secured phones. The Dual 5 saves all user credentials and security passwords in the dedicated security hardware chip encrypted.

There are three physical keys on the device, the right has volume control and a power key and the left has a special smart key that snaps the photos and can be assigned for a quick task. The SIM tray is hybrid so you can put two nano SIMs or a MicroSD on SIM2 slot. The phone supports 4G network and VoLTE enabled.

Micromax Dual 5 uses the new USB Type-C port whereas many devices still offer the standard USB port. The right grill holds a loudspeaker while the left one has a microphone. The second microphone is on the backside above the dual cameras. It features an IR Blaster on top along with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

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VISHAL GAJANAN GIRI
VISHAL GAJANAN GIRI

this is by far the best looking and best built phone that Micromax has ever made!!

Ajay Thakur
Ajay Thakur

Wow! It just looks like a fantastic phone! Micromax has truly done it this time.

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