Micromax Reveals the Canvas Win W092 and W121 Windows Phones.
Micromax has recently launched its very first phones powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system. The 5-inch Micromax Canvas Win W121 has been priced tagged at Rs 9,500 and the 4-inch Canvas Win Wo92 shall be priced tagged at Rs 6,5000 making this one of the most affordable Widows Phone device available for the market.
Earlier within the year, Microsoft has made its OS licence free for devices that have a screen size smaller than 9 inches and also made them universal by allowing OEMs convert phone designed for Android into Windows devices. Micromax, currently the 10rh largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, could give Microsoft the amount of volumes that Lumia devices were incapable of achieving despite the hyped popularity surrounding it.
The executive chairman of Micromax, Sanjay Kapoo, stated that they are the company in which understands the market better and can translate that onto their products.
“It is time we offered a new operating system and we are the first Indian brand to offer a product running on the new Windows Phone 8.1 OS,” he said, calling it the next phase of their journey.
President of Qualcomm India, Dr. Avneesh Agrawal, commented that he is strongly confident this partnership will help make Widnows Phone a big success in India.
Canvas Win W121 specs: Windows Phone 8.1 OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with 1.2 GHz Quad Core CPU, 5-inch HD IPS display, 2000 mAh battery, 8MP rear camera with flash; 2MP front camera
Dual-SIM, 1GB RAM; 8GB ROM, Up to 32GB expandable memory
Proximity Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Light Sensor and Accelerometer
Canvas Win W092 specs: Windows Phone 8.1 OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with 1.2 GHz Quad Core CPU, 4-inch IPS display, 1500 mAh battery, 5MP rear camera with flash; 0.3MP front camera