Homegrown smartphone maker Micromax on Wednesday announced the launch of 4G VoLTE-ready smartphone’Dual 5′. Priced at Rs 24,999, the new device marks Micromax’s foray into the premium handset segment.
The company will start selling Dual 5 from April 10. Enhanced security and better after-sales customer service, aside from the massive 13 MP front camera, are some of the key selling features of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based device.
Here are the key features of the new device:
1) Enhanced security is one of the features Micromax is banking on with the Dual 5. According to a report by The Mint, the Dual 5 will come equipped with a standalone security chip, built into its hardware, which will allow encrypted storage of passwords. The report said that the company claims that the device will provide securityequivalent to military grade EAL 5+ standards.
2) In keeping with its security-focused theme, the device, according to the report, will also protect user data in the event of a theft. Once the SIM card is removed from the device, it will prompt the user to unlock the phone using the passcode or pattern set by its user. If the user is unable to do so, the data on the phone will be remotely wiped.
3) As part of its effort to ensure after-sales customer satisfaction, the Dual 5 will also come with a one-year device replacement warranty. According to the report, only Apple offers a full device replacement as of now. Read More