Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B mark the return of Micromax to the Indian smartphone market

Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B mark the return of Micromax to the Indian smartphone market

Micromax today launched two new Android smartphones in India: Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B, marking a re-entry of the Gurugram-based OEM into the Indian smartphone market. The new smartphones boast interesting hardware, including a quad-camera array, a 5,000 mAh battery, MediaTek Helio G series chipset, and reverse charging support.

Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B Specifications:

SpecificationsIN Note 1IN 1B
Dimensions and WeightNANA
Display
  • 6.67-inch IPS, FHD+
  • 21:9
  • 450nits
  • Centered hole-punch
  • 78% NTSC
  • 6.52-inch HD+
  • Waterdrop notch
SoC
  • MediaTek Helio G85
  • ARM Mali G52 MC2 GPU
  • MediaTek Helio G35
  • IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
RAM and Storage
  • 4GB + 64GB
  • 4GB + 128GB
  • 2GB + 32GB
  • 4GB + 64GB
Battery & Charging
  • 5,000mAh
  • 18W fast charger
  • Reverse charging support
  • 5,000mAh
  • 10W charger
  • Reverse charging support
Rear Camera
  • 48MP primary
  • 5MP ultra-wide, 115-degree
  • 2MP macro sensor
  • 2MP depth sensor
  • 13MP primary
  • 2MP depth sensor
  • 960fps video support
Front Camera16MP front shooter8MP front shooter
Connectivity
  • Dual-band Wi-FI
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual SIM
  • Type C
  • 3.5mm jack
  • MicroSD card
  • 4G LTE
  • Type C
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 3.5mm jack
  • Dual SIM
  • MicroSD card
Other feature
  • Dedicated Google Assistant key
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
SoftwareAndroid 10Android 10

Micromax IN Note 1

The Micromax IN Note 1 is the more powerful of the duo, packing a 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS screen with a centered hole-punch on the front and a square camera module on the back. The quad-camera system is comprised of a 48MP primary camera, a 5MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensors. On the front, there’s a 16MP wide-angle selfie camera with a 78-degree field-of-view. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, coupled with Mali G-52GPU and up to 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The phone packs a 5,000 mAh battery and comes with an 18W fast charger and reverse charging support. The phone runs a near-stock version of Android 10, and Micromax is promising “two years” of Android updates.

Micromax IN 1B

The Micromax IN 1B, on the other hand, is an entry-level device. It sports a 6.52inch display and packs a MediaTek Helio G35 chipset, featuring 8x ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.3GHz. In terms of camera, the Micromax IN 1B has a 13MP primary sensor, 2MP depth sensor, and an 8MP selfie camera. Just like its bigger brother, the IN 1B packs a 5,000 mAh battery but comes with a slower 10W charger. The phone runs a near-stock version of Android 10, and Micromax is promising “two years” of Android updates.

 

Pricing & Availability

The Micromax IN Note 1 is priced at ₹10,999 ($147) for the base 4GB/64GB variant, while the top 4GB/128GB variant will cost ₹12,499 ($168). Meanwhile, the entry-level Micromax IN 1B starts at ₹6,999 (~$94) for the 2GB/32GB model and ₹7,999 (~$107) for the 4GB/64GB variant. Both phones are available for pre-order today and will be exclusively available from Flipkart. The IN Note 1 will go on sale on Nov. 24, followed by the IN 1B on Nov. 26.

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