Micromax has launched its Selfie 2 smartphone in India officially. The major highlight of the Micromax Selfie 2 is its front camera setup, its latest Android software, and the fingerprint scanner support at the back. The smartphone is priced in India at Rs. 9,999 and it is said that it will be made available in all major retail stores from August 1.
About the specifications, Micromax Selfie 2 comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, bringing the latest features like multi-window view, reply in notification panel, enhanced doze mode, and much more. The Micromax Selfie 2features a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass protection. It is powered by the 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC paired with 3GB of DDR3 RAM. Inbuilt storage is at 32GB, and the smartphone additionally offers expandable storage through a microSD card slot (up to 64GB). However, the main feature of this device is the front camera which is an 8-megapixel Sony IM135 sensor with a soft flash. It supports real-time bokeh effect, has a wide-angle lens, and supports with features like face beauty mode and one touch shot. At the rear, there is a 13-megapixel sensor with LED flash support and it supports features like auto scene detection, super pixel, and panorama. There’s also an introduction of a feature which uses image and facial recognition technologies to allow users to search for photos in the gallery by recognising a person’s face that is known as Gallery 4.0.
The Micromax Selfie 2 also offers 4G VoLTE with separate slots for dual SIM and microSD cards.The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery to keep the lights on, and is rated to offer 250 hours of standby time, 11 hours of talk time, and 22 hours of music playback. Connectivity options include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support.
As said before the Micromax Selfie 2 is priced at Rs. 9,999 and will be available via offline retailers from August 1. There’s also a 100-day replacement guarantee scheme, where the company promises to replace the smartphone if there is any damage. It is said that the company will replace the device with a similar or equivalent priced unit within 100 days of activation of the unit. The company notes that this includes the one-year warranty period too.