Micromax launches JioPhone-rival Bharat 1 4G VoLTE phone, priced at ₹2,200
Micromax and state-run telecom operator BSNL launched on Tuesday a new 4G VoLTE feature phone, Bharat 1, priced at ₹2,200. The phone competes with Reliance Jio's JioPhone and BSNL will bundle unlimited data and voice calling for ₹97. The device will be available from October 20.
The Bharat 1 comes with an unlocked SIM, which essentially means users can run any network SIM on the device. Micromax says the 4G feature phone has been manufactured in India.
Bharat 1: Specifications and features
The 4G feature phone comes in a candy bar design with alpha numerical keypad. It has a 2.4-inch QVGA screen. It is powered by a Qualcomm 205 processor and 512MB of RAM.
It has a 2-megapixel rear camera and a VGA selfie camera. The smart feature phone is powered by a 2,000mAh battery.
The Bharat 1 supports 22 Indian languages, a preloaded Micromax Entertainment app for Live TV, music, movies and videos streaming. The device also comes with the UPI app for digital payment.