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Micromax Spark Go With Android Oreo (Go Edition), 4G VoLTE Launched in India

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Indian smartphone maker Micromax on Thursday announced the launch of its latest Spark Go smartphone in India. This is a new entrant in the budget smartphone segment and runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) software out-of-the-box. Other key highlights of the Micromax Spark Go include a Spreadtrum SC 9832E SoC, flash for both rear and front cameras, and 4G VoLTE support. Interestingly, a report from earlier this week noted that Micromax had entered into the list of the top five smartphone makers in India, in terms of shipments, after a gap of two years at a stretch.

Micromax Spark Go price in India, availability
Micromax Spark Go price in India has been set at Rs. 3,999 and is said to go on sale exclusively via Flipkart starting October 26 in Silver and Rose colour options. However, the phone is already up for sale on Flipkart at a lower price of Rs. 3,499 for both colour variants. Micromax has partnered with Reliance Jio to offer up to 25GB of additional 4G data to customers. Buyers will be able to avail 5GB additional data benefits on prepaid recharges of Rs.198/ Rs.299 for a maximum of 5 recharges.

Micromax Spark Go specifications
The dual-SIM Micromax Spark Go runs Android Oreo (Go edition), and sports a 5.0-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display panel. The handset is powered by a Spreadtrum SC9832E SoC, coupled with Mali-T720 GPU, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage. Storage on the smartphone is expandable via MicroSD card (up to 32GB).

In the camera department, the Micromax Spark Go sports a 5-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera and a 2-megapixel selfie camera, both with flash. The rear camera on the Spark Go supports full-HD (1080p) video recording at 30fps and 2x digital zoom. There is a 2,000mAh battery under the hood. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Dimensions are 145×72.8×9.7mm.

Micromax Spark Go


General

Release date October 2018
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 145.00 x 72.80 x 9.70
Battery capacity (mAh) 2000
Colours Rose, Silver

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 480×854 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9

Hardware

Processor 1.3GHz quad-core
Processor make Spreadtrum SC9832E
RAM 1GB
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32

Camera

Rear camera 5-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 2-megapixel
Front flash Yes

Software

Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes