Micromax made a comeback in India with two new smartphones Micromax IN Note 1 and Micromax IN 1B. Both the smartphone packs a decent specs and are great value for money. Both rely on MediaTek chipsets and run on Android 10 with a complete stock experience without any bloatware and ads. The company aimed to overtake the heavily saturated midrange market in India with its new handset targeting the anti-Chinese sentiments.
And the brand also made a comeback in Nepal. Micromax has chosen the Shankar International Pvt. Ltd. (part of Global Business) as the authorized distributor in Nepal. Initially, the brand has launched the In Note 1 in Nepal. And according to the specs it deliver it is one of the best value for money for under 20k. But wait, there’s a good news, Micromax Nepal slashed the price of IN Note 1 in Nepal by 2K.
In this article, we will go through the features, specs and price and availability of Micromax IN Note 1 in Nepal.
Micromax IN Note 1 Overview
Display and Design
The IN Note 1 measures 6.67” diagonally with LCD display and a circular cutout on the top center. It packs a total of 1080 x 2040 pixels resulting in a 395PPI density. Likewise, it has a 20:9 aspect ratio. Further, the display is coated with oleophobic making it finger smudge resistant.
The handset comes with an X-shaped pattern on the back panel. There’s also a rectangular camera module with rounded edges along with a fingerprint sensor. Similarly, at the base there’s an ‘In’ branding
In terms of optics, the rear consists of four shooters. The setup is led by a 48MP main sensor with f/1.8 lens. It is accompanied by a 5MP ultrawide sensor with 115-degree field of view. Similarly, a couple of 2MP sensors assist for depth and macro shooting.
Upfront, the punch hole hosts a 16MP camera for good looking selfies and video calls.
The IN Note 1 comes with a Helio G85 chipset. It is the same octa-core chip found in Redmi Note 9. Further, it pairs with 4GB of RAM and a variable storage option of 64GB and 128GB. The memory is expandable using a microSD card.
Battery and Miscellaneous
IN Note 1 boasts 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging solution. The handset also supports reverse charging. The phone runs on Android 10 operating system and the company promises two years of OS upgrade.
In terms of connectivity, it supports 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GLONASS, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, dual SIM and USB Type -C port.
Micromax IN Note 1 Specifications
|Body||165.2 x 77 x 9 mm , 196 g|
|Display||6.67 inches, IPS LCD, 450 nits (peak)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Memory and Storage||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM|
|Rear Camera||Quad Cameras|
Primary: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, B/W: 5 MP, f/2.2, 115˚, 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4, Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4,
|Front Camera||16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm|
|Video Resolution||[email protected]|
|Audio||Loud speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Security||Fingerprint (rear display), Software based face unlock|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, USB Type-C 2.0,|
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W, Reverse Charging|
Micromax IN Note 1 Price and Availability
The handset is available in two color options: Green and White. In India it is priced at INR 10,999 for 4/64GB variant and INR 12,499 for 4/128GB model.
Micromax In Note 1 price in Nepal was Rs 19,990 for 4/64GB and Rs 21,490 for 4/128GB initially. But as the handset get the price cut the new price of Micromax In Note 1 is Rs 17,990 and Rs 19,990.
|Micromax Smartphone||Price in Nepal|
|Micromax IN Note 1 (4/64GB)|
|Micromax IN Note 1 (4/128GB)|
Micromax IN Note 1 competes with Redmi Note 9 and other smartphones with a similar price range. The IN Note 1 and Redmi Note 9 both phones run on the same processor which is MediaTek Helio G85. The Redmi Note 9 has a 4/64GB, 4/128GB and 6/128GB storage option, a 48+8+2+2MP rear camera and 13MP front camera. It has 6.53” FHD+ display and 5020mAh battery. The phone starts at Rs 20,999 and goes upto 24,999.
In comparison, IN Note 1 has 4/64GB and 4/128GB version, 6.67” display, 48+5+2+2MP rear camera, 16MP front camera. It comes with a 5000mAh battery clean stock Android. Thus, we can say that it is one the best performing phone under Rs, 20,000 available in Nepal.