Micromax Launches the A85 SuperFone in India (PR)
Like Wow, Micromax finally launches the A85 Superfone in India. Boys and girls, months after the device was leaked on iGyaan Micromax has finally made the A85 Superfone official. The device is the first Micromax device with a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 Processor. The UI is custom made with gestures and final touches from Micromax.
Key Specs of the A85 Superfone Include
- 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 Processor with Geforce8
- Android 2.2 + Upgradeable
- 512 MB RAM- 8 Gb onboard storage
- 3.8 inch screen with 480×800 pixel resolution
- Capacitive Touch Screen with 4 Multitouch points
- 5 Megapixel camera with tap focus and intelligent illumination
- 1080p full hd video
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Micromax unveils A85 SUPERFONE with Gesture Control
- Powered with 1GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 Processor
- A85 offers multitasking functionality, exceptional web experience and console-quality gaming on the move
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.
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!”
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
Micromax is the 12th largest handset manufacturer in the World (According to Global Handset Vendor Market share report from Strategy Analytics). The Indian brand is reaching out to the global frontier with innovative products that challenge the status quo that Innovation comes with a price. Micromax has sales presence across India and global presence in Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri-Lanka, Maldives, UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Afghanistan and Brazil.
* 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)
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Today, its processors power a broad range of products from smart phones to supercomputers. NVIDIA’s mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems. PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create visual effects in movies and design everything from golf clubs to jumbo jets. And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high-performance computing.The company holds more than 2,100 patents worldwide, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing. For more information, see www.nvidia.in[/toggle]
hey...... micromax is doin good with androids..... anyway we would luv it if u guys put videos on upgrading micromax a85 from android 2.2 to 2.3 Gingerbread........
Hey Gopikrishna how are you? I just want to tell you that I called in Micromax costumer service no. i.e., 18605008286, and I have asked them for the method by which Micromax A70 can be upgraded to "Gingerbread", but they replied that sorry sir A70 can't be upgraded to gingerbread it will remain on 2.2 only. And please tell me any phone that is under the budget in Rs8,000 and having a screen resolution of 320x480 pixels, runs android OS 2.3 or can be upgraded and should carrying at least 600 MHz processor. Thanks :)
Micromax should price its products very competitively. It is still considered as the tier 2 brand with Maxx, spice, Lava, etc.
How long do you think it will take for its price to fall below 15 ? Hoping for them to do this as Christmas Dhamaka or something like that :D
Hi all @2a6d9fdc46840faf4380b5df29e2c7c6:disqus : Dude this is a phone much better than what so called and made by Sony Erricson as Neo V and this phone got more features too so naturally the price may go up. Also keep in mind that this phone have only been in to the market 2 Days before and looking at the customer feedback and so the price will come down and will surely be available for 15k . This may be a rebranding of Cherry Magnum 2X . But have more features than it. @Rohith : Dude dont worry at the flash as this device have somrthing new that micromax have gave for it to take high quality pictures even at dark without flash so lets see how this goes... For any doubts and so please feel free to ask here . And we will clear it ASAP
In the Price range of 17K people can get SonyEricsson Neo V.. so the fool will purcahse A85...!! poor by Micromax..
A85 is just rebranded a product " Cherry Mobile Magnum 2X: Dual-Core " . What the hell micromax thought of price 19,900 !!! 13K me bhi purchase nahi karna chahiye..
This fone is so good.....but only lack is the flash with 5mp camera....Just imagine 5MP camera with xenon flash with 1080p full HD video recording.....nothing can beat that....bad luck.....5MP camera not yet married to flash.... :P