Micromax has finally launched the new Android Handset the A70, its the highly awaited successor to the Andro A60. The device has been bounced around the internet and blogosphere for quite some time, and the A70 term first came into play in december during the launch of the A60. Earlier this year leaked images of the device showed up on various websites. 

The phone is now officially available in the market for a price of Rs. 8999/-

Key Features Include

  •   Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  •   Camera Primary 5.0 MP Secondary – VGA
  •   600MHz Processor
  •   8.128cm Multi Touch Capacitive Screen
  •   M! – apps –  application store by Micromax
  •   WCDMA 2100 MHz
  •   HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
  •   Mi-Fi Pocket Wireless Internet
  •   GPS             
  •   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
  •   Battery 1450mAh
  •   Proximity Sensor
  •   Gravity Sensor


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Micromax strengthens its Android portfolio: introduces the A70


  • Packed with Android 2.2 (Froyo) and powered with a 600MHZ processor
  • Pre – loaded with M!- apps – application store by micromax


New Delhi, July 19, 2011: Micromax Informatics Limited (“Micromax”), the third largest mobile brand in India, has set a new trend in the growing smartphone category with the launch of A70 today, the latest android device offering from Micromax with a capacitive touch screen and a dual camera for a better user experience.


The A70 comes with a 3.2” TFT HVGA capacitive touch screen, 65K color display and a resolution of 320×480 pixels. It runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo) and is powered by a 600 MHz processor, which helps you achieve your desired tasks much faster. The A70 is also equipped with a 5.0 MP primary camera and a VGA secondary camera.


The A70 is a 3G enabled device which supports download speeds upto 7.2 mbps and upload speed upto 3.6 mbps. The phone is also compatible with multiple audio/video formats and with the help of Officesuite Viewer ensures you that your work never suffers, even if you are on the go. The phone also boasts a gravity sensor and a proximity sensor making your web browsing experience even better.


The device also comes with some preloaded applications like Moneycontrol Markets, Ebuddy, Opera Mini, MiRoamer- Mobile radio, Saavn, Mosho, Mundu Live TV, Facebook and Whatsapp etc. There’s also Micromax app store (M! – apps) for all other requirements. The A70 has an internal memory of 160 MB and is expandable upto 32 GB.


A70 is available at an attractive price of 8999/ – The model will be available across India.  For more information, please visit www.micromaxinfo.com


About Micromax:


Micromax, is the largest Indian mobile handset company, in terms of units shipped during the quarter ended March 31, 2010 and the third largest mobile handset seller as at March 31, 2010 (Source: IDC’s India Quarterly Mobile Handsets Tracker, 1Q 2010, June 2010 release). Micromax has domestic offices across India and global presence in Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri-Lanka and UAE.


* Micromax holds the 3rd position amongst the handset manufacturers in India as pre revenue with a market share of 6.9% for the FY 2011. (Source: V&D report) [/toggle]