Micromax is returning with some new smartphones Micromax IN 1b and other IN Note 1. Micromax came back with a vision to replace the Chinese smartphones. Most importantly, the IN series refers to “India” itself. So, let’s dive deeper into the specs, features price and availability of Micromax IN 1B. Also, we’re gonna point out the expected price in Nepal if it launches in future.

Micromax In 1b color

Micromax IN 1b Specification

Key Specs
Display 6.52 inches
Front Camera 8 MP
Back Camera 13 + 2 MP
Chipset Helio G35
RAM 2/4 GB
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
Battery 5,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs 12,500*
Price in India INR 6,999 (2/32 GB) INR 7,999 (2/32 GB)
Other Markets About 80 EUR
General
Dimension -
Weight -
Build Material -
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
IP Rating & Resistance -
Operating System Android 10
Colors Blue, Purple, Green
Display
Size 6.52 inches
Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density ~264 ppi
Protection -
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 8 MP, Standard lens
Flash N0
Optical Image Stabilization N0
Autofocus Yes
Features -
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Dual
Lens 13 MP, f/1.8, Wide lens, AF 2MP, f/2.4, Depth lens
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Features -
Video [email protected]
Performance
Chipset MediaTek Helio G35 Soc
Processor Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics PowerVR GE8320
RAM 2/4 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, MicroSD
Type -
Multimedia
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Features -
FM Radio No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Features -
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Infrared Port No
USB Type Type-C 2.0, USB On the Go
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Rear-Mounted
Face Recognition -
Accelerometer No
Gyro No
Proximity No
Compass No
Barometer No
Battery
 
Capacity 5,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Charging 10W Fast Charging
Wireless Charging No

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Micromax IN 1b Overview

Display and Design

The handset packs a 6.52” IPS LCD display with a water drop notch for selfie camera. The display has HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. It has the 20:9 aspect ratio.

Around the back, IN 1b features a rectangular camera module with dual camera setup. The setup is followed by LED flash. There’s a rear mounted fingerprint sensor and on side power button. Also, volume rockers key/ buttons are presented on the same side. Similarly, on the bottom there are headphone jack and Type-C connector. It also gets an old type speaker grill on the rear side rather than bottom.

Camera

Micromax In 1b camera

The IN 1B has a AI dual camera setup on the rear and AI single camera lens on the front. The dual lens setup is highlighted by a 13 MP AI primary lens with an f/1.8 aperture. And the second camera lens is of 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, the mini drop notch hosts an 8 MP selfie camera.

Performance

Micromax In 1b procrssor

The handset is powered by an entry level MediaTek Helio G35 octa-core SoC backed up by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Storage can be expanded via microSD card as well. Moreover, it features a GPU IMG PowerVR 8320. Thus, gives smooth daily use experience and slight gaming too. Also, it is available in 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage variant.

Battery and miscellaneous

As for the juice, the handset packs 5,000 mAh battery and which supports 10W fast charge. And capable of reverse charging. Further, the phone boosts Android 10. Other features are; 3.5 mm headphone jack port, Type-C charging port, loud speakers, etc.

Micromax IN 1B Price and Availability

The IN 1B is available in three different colors – Green, Purple and Blue. This device will be on sale from November 26th. The price of Micromax IN 1B is INR 7,999 for the 4/64 GB variant. Whereas, 2/32 GB costs INR 6,999.

In context to Nepal, we can expect Micromax IN 1B to launch at Rs 18,000 for the top tier variant.

Smartphone ModelPrice in Nepal (Expected)
Micromax IN 1B~Rs. 12,999 *

The new Micromax phones will take on the Redmi 9 series which dominate the budget segment. The handset is a clear competitor to the Redmi 9c phone, if one were to keep in mind that both phones are running the same processor, which is the MediaTek Helio G35. The Redmi 9c has a 2GB RAM + 32GB and 3GB RAM+ 64GB storage options, a 13MP+2MP+2MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. It has a 6.53-inch HD+ display and 5000 mAh battery. The phone starts at Rs 12,999 for the 32GB option, while the 64GB version costs Rs 14,999. 

In comparison, the Micromax IN 1b phone has a 2GB+32GB option and 4GB RAM+64GB version, 6.52-inches display, 13MP+2MP camera and an 8MP front camera. This one also has a 5000 mAh battery, but Micromax is offering a Type-C USB port, which is not there on the Redmi 9c. Apart from that, users will be served with clean stock Android with no bloatware where Redmi 9c serves ads.

What do think about the new Micromax In 1b? Let us know in the comment section.

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