Micromax Canvas W121 launched for Rs. 9500. First Windows 8.1 device from company!

Micromax Canvas W121 launched for Rs. 9500. First Windows 8.1 device from company!

Micromax the Indian mobile manufacturer has joined the competitive Windows Phone market with the launch of its two first ever Windows devices. Company has launched Micromax Canvas W092 & Micromax Canvas W121. The devices are launched by the company on 16th of June 2014 under the Canvas lineup of smartphones by the company.

The devices have been launched in direct competition to already existing and key player of market Nokia which is now owned by the Microsoft itself. Company has launched the devices with the latest Windows 8.1 and has designed the devices in the same old school design statement from Micromax.

micromax windows phone with 5 inch display
Addressing the people and media Sanjay Kapoor, Chairman, Micromax said,

With our vision to democratize technology and belief in providing consumers with choice of platforms, we are pleased to introduce a new range of Windows-based phones. I am pleased that Micromax is the only Indian mobile phone brand to be present across the two most popular operating platforms in the world. Micromax’s innovative demeanour and belief in strong partnerships has culminated in today’s launch powered by Microsoft’s UI enriching platform and Qualcomm’s next generation processor. We will continue to introduce products and services that simplify and enhance the data experience of consumers across markets.

Addressing the gen public and media Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India,said

I congratulate Micromax on the launch of their first Windows Phone today. The Micromax Canvas Win will be available both in India and other emerging markets. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows Phone and we are proud of our partnership with Micromax. With Micromax Canvas Win, Windows Phone is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value

The device comes with a huge 5 inch HD display with crisp display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The display of the device is very sharp when compared with other Windows devices at the same price point. The device is having very intelligent color distribution for the display. The display is simply the IPS one and comes with no Gorilla Glass protection which was expected from the company at the top. 

The device is powered with same processor as Canvas W092 possess. It comes with quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor which provides a huge amount of processing speed to the device. The device also comes with 1 gigs of RAM which is another great news for the people who are willing to buy the devices. 

When it comes to camera the device comes with a standard Micromax 87 MP primary shooter with LED flash. The camera on the device highly resembles the camera on other Canvas lineup devices. The LED flash performs very good in low light. No addition features are introduced.

Specifications

  • Canvas W121 comes with 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display
  • It runs on 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor out of the box.
  • Added with latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS out of the box.
  • Also supports Dual SIM.
  • Comes with 8MP camera with LED Flash and AF.
  • Added with 2MP front-facing camera and 720p video recording.
  • Connectivity options like 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS available.
  • Added with good memory management of 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Powered with 2000 mAh battery

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