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Micromax Bharat Series Offers Budget 4G VOLTE Phones
Micromax launched 2 budget smartphones in the sub 5K price range in late September, and then they launched the new Bharat 5 in Dec’17 the market.
Now the brand has gone ahead and launched the new Bharat 5 PRO in the market. The Bharat 5 PRO costs Rs. 7,999 and competes with the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 5.
All the four smartphone comes with 4G LTE as well as 4G VOLTE support.
The phones are available in the retail market as well as online. Further, these are part of Bharat series from Micromax, and the company has also earlier launched the Bharat 1 and Bharat 2.
The Bharat series phones come with capacitive touch keys and run on the latest Android Nougat OS from Google. Another key highlight of the devices is the support for 22 Indian languages.
Also, these offer Dual Sim support and even have 4G VOLTE (will work with the JIO / any other sim).
Other than the similarities mentioned above, there are some differences in the device as discussed below.
Bharat 5 PRO Price @ Rs. 7,999.
The Micromax Bharat 5 PRO is also a battery focused phone similar to the Bharat 5. It comes with a colossal 5000 mAH Battery capacity that also offers reverse charging support to charge other mobiles.
Additionally, it comes with a 5 Megapixel front selfie camera with dedicated flash and face unlocking feature. For photography, there is a 13 Megapixel Rear camera that comes with LED Flash.
Powering the phone is an unknown Quad Core Processor with a clock speed of 1.3 GHz. Additionally, it comes with 3 GB Ram and has 32 GB internal storage that is expandable to 128 GB using the Micro-sd card slot.
Furthermore, it comes with a standard 16:9 aspect ratio display with 5.2-inch screen size and has HD (1280*720) pixels resolution. Running on the Android Nougat OS similar to other Bharat series phones it offers a decent user experience.
Lastly, it has got micro-USB port, Bluetooth, WIFI, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Dual Sim, and 4G VOLTE support.
Bharat 3 Price @ Rs 4499
The Bharat 3 comes with 4.5 Inch IPS display and has 854*480 pixels resolution. The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek 6737 M processor and comes with 1 GB of Ram.
The mobile has 8 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 32 GB using the micro-sd card slot. The smartphone comes with 2000 mAH capacity battery.
The smartphone also has support for USB OTG, Micro-USB, WIFI apart from cellular connectivity.
Bharat 4 Price @ Rs. 4999
The Micromax Bharat 4 is Rs. 500 expensive compared to the Bharat 3 and the higher price is well justified. The smartphone comes with 5.0 Inch HD Display (1280*720) pixels resolution.
The smartphone also has a large battery with 2500 mAH capacity compared to 2000 mAH on the Bharat 3. The other major difference is the presence of higher internal storage – 16 GB compared to 8 GB on Bharat 3.
The storage is user expandable and can be expanded to 32 GB using the micro-sd card slot. All other things are same as the Bharat 3, including the processor and Ram.
Bharat 5 Priced @ Rs. 5499
The Micromax Bharat 5 is the latest addition to the Bharat series from Micromax. The company has said in a statement that they are targeting the sale of 6 Million Bharat series smartphones by the end of March 2018.
Micromax also shared that they are planning to launch the Bharat Pro and Bharat Plus mobiles in the coming weeks.
The Bharat 5 comes with an insane 5000 mAH capacity battery, and it is one of the low-cost 4G Volte, big battery phone available in this price range. The Micromax Bharat 5 comes with 5 Megapixel rear and 5 Megapixel front selfie camera with dedicated flash support.
The mobile is powered by the MediaTek 6737, Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.25 GHz. The processor comes with the Mali T720 MP1 GPU. There is just 1 GB of Ram, and it runs on the Android Nougat 7.0 OS.
The phone comes with a good design and has the rear camera placement like the Oneplus 5. The Micromax Bharat 5 comes with a 5.2 Inch Display with an HD resolution (1280*720) pixels. It also has 2.5D curved glass above the screen to make it more touch friendly and aesthetic.
The Bharat 5 offers 16 GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded to 64 GB using a micro-sd card.
Like the other two devices in the series, Bharat 5 also comes with 4G Volte, 3.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth, WIFI and Micro-USB port support.
Micromax Bharat 5 rivals the Newly Launched Redmi 5A
The Micromax Bharat 5 offers incredible battery life, and it faces tough competition from the Xiaomi Redmi 5A that was launched recently.
Notably, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with a 3000 mAH battery capacity, a faster Snapdragon 425 Processor, and 2 GB RAM for a price tag of Rs. 4,999.
The Redmi 5A also has a 13 Megapixel rear camera and a 5 MP front selfie camera.
Undeniably, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a better mobile compared to the Micromax Bharat 5, and you should opt for the Micromax Bharat 5 only if the battery life is a top priority.
Otherwise, the Redmi 5A offers better performance and camera quality compared to the Bharat 5, making it an obvious choice.
Lastly, there is a lot of competition in the sub 5k price range, as new brands like Swipe, iVoomi, and Sansui are offering some great budget offerings.