Micromax unveils A85 SUPERFONE with Gesture Control & 1GHz dual core Processor
New Delhi, November 21st, 2011 Micromax Informatics Limited (“Micromax”), the 12th largest handset manufacturer in the World (According to Global Handset Vendor Market share report from Strategy Analytics), creates a new benchmark in enriching user experience in the smartphone category by unveiling A85 ‘SUPERFONE’
Powered with a 1.0 GHz Dual Core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and Android 2.2 Froyo (upgradable to Ginger Bread) the users can work on various applications at the same time, like browse the Internet, check mail, blog, share photographs, and update their status on social networking sites at a lighting fast speed.
The uniqueness of the device is Gesture Control : A85 Superfone features the amazing capability to understand and respond to hand gestures, allowing to command over answering/ rejecting, scrolling Contacts, Gallery, Music player, Calendar and E Mail.
Features and Specification of Micromax A85 Superfone
- 3.8” capacitive touchscreen
- Gesture Control
- Powered by 1.0 GHz Dual Core processor NVIDIA Tegra 2.
- Android 2.2 Froyo – upgradable to Ginger bread.
- 5.0 MP camera with 7.2x zoom HD Video Recording 720p – 1080p
- Internal Memory 8GB Expandable Upto 32 GB
- Wi-Fi & Mi- Fi enabled
- HSDPA 14.4 Mbps
- HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
- Accelerator Sensor & Gravity Sensor
- Preloaded mobile office solution POLARIS
For the gaming enthusiasts, A85 offers console quality gaming. Also, the users get to download more than 2 lakh applications available with the Google Android platform.
The worldwide smartphone market is forecasted to grow 55% year over year in 2011 as a growing number of users turn in their feature phones for more advanced devices. Also, with the growing Android share worldwide, India becomes an important destination in propelling the mobile penetration through Android-powered smart phones.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Executive Director, Micromax Informatics Ltd. said
“The Indian consumers have a great appetite for newer technology adoption and this inspired us come up with a product which is leap ahead of the current generation of smartphones. We think that the new SUPERFONE category of phones will help the existing feature phone users to the latest technology innovation (Gesture Control) from Micromax.
Mr. Vishal Dhupar, Managing Director, NVIDIA, Asia-South said,
“We are excited to partner with Micromax for their latest smartphone especially crafted for Indian users. Be it playing high-quality games or listening to music, today’s consumers require much more in their mobile handsets. Micromax A85 powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor will provide users with an enriched mobile experience with premium graphics, smooth audio-video playback, astounding gameplay, all this while consuming low battery power!”
Quick look into hands on video of A85 Superfone
The A85 comes with a 3.8” capacitive touchscreen, powered by NVIDIA Cortex A9 and 1.0 GHz Dual Core processor which can be used in parallel giving more power and speed to the device. The phone runs on Android 2.2 Froyo upgradable to Ginger bread and is packed with features like gesture control, Wi-Fi enabled, dual camera (5.0 MP back camera and 0.3 MP front camera) with auto focus.
The A85 has a TFT screen with a resolution of 480 X 800 pixels and is fitted with Gorilla glass for better durability and damage resistance. Micromax A85 comes with preloaded mobile applications like M! ROAMER, M! TRIM, M!APPS, SAAVN, NETQIN ANTIVIRUS, NETQIN MOBILE GUARD, TOI, BSE/NSE, ACCU WEATHER, TXTR EBOOK READER, FACEBOOK, WHATS APP, NIMBUZZ, OPERA, ZOOMIN(POSTCARD), QUIKR, IPLT20, YOUTUBE, TEENPATTI, RIPTIDE and office solution POLARIS OFFICE 3.0 which let end users easily read and edit various format documents on the go.
It comes with a 5.0 MP camera with 7.2x zoom auto focus, to give you a good picture quality. It is also capable of HD Video Recording 720p – 1080p and comes with a multi format video player giving you an ultimate cinematic experience of your favorite videos and movies.
A85 is available at an attractive price of MOP 19900/-
This model will be available across all leading outlets in India. For more information, please visit www.micromaxsuperfone.com