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 now the brand has made 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. Later, In 1B and other upcoming in series smartphones will be launched in the coming days. Also, the company will launch its feature phones in Nepal in the month of Chaitra.
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 Specifications
|Front Camera||16 MP|
|Back Camera||48 + 5 + 2 + 2 MP|
|Internal Storage||64/128 GB|
|Price in Nepal||Rs 19,990 (4/64GB) Rs 21,490 (4/128GB)|
|Price in India||INR 10,999 (4/64 GB) INR 12,499 (4/128 GB)|
|Build Material||Glass Front|
|Sim Slot||Dual SIM|
|IP Rating & Resistance||-|
|Operating System||Android 10|
|Colors||Blue, Purple, Green|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Lens||16 MP, Standard lens|
|Optical Image Stabilization||N0|
|Lens||48 MP, f/1.79, Wide lens, AF 5 MP, f/2.2, Ultra-wide lens (115°) 2 MP, f/2.4, Macro Sensor 2 MP, f/2.4, Depth lens|
|Flash||Yes, LED Flash|
|Optical Image Stabilization||No|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G85 Soc|
|Graphics||ARM Mali G52 MC2|
|Internal Storage||64/128 GB|
|Expandable Storage||Yes, MicroSD|
|Wi-Fi Features||Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB Type||Type-C 2.0, USB On the Go|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Charging||18W Fast Charging|
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 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 starts at Rs 19,990 for 4/64GB and Rs 21,490 for 4/128GB. You can purchase the In Note 1 from Daraz and the retail mobile shops all around the country.
|Micromax Smartphone||Price in Nepal|
|Micromax IN Note 1 (4/64GB)||Rs 19,990|
|Micromax IN Note 1 (4/128GB)||Rs 21,490|
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.