Micromax to launch sub-10,000 rupees LTE smartphones in 2015
Looking for an LTE smartphone that won’t break your pocket? Micromax has got you covered. The Indian phone maker in it’s continual way of producing affordable smartphones has promised to release 4G-enabled smartphone below the price of 10,000 Indian rupees ($164) starting from next year.
Though it wasn’t mentioned anywhere in the statement but lowering prices of LTE smartphones and smartphones in general has been aided by new 4G-suporting dirt-cheap processors such as the 64-bit, quad-core MT6595 which has been used on phones like the Meizu MX4.
Older processors from MediaTek can now support 4G frequencies thanks to their new variations. Like the type of MediaTek MT6582 chipset which was used on THL’s L969 droid allows the phone to work with FDD-LTE networks.
“We may come out with a device based on Snapdragon 210 in the first half of 2015 when we would see pan-India roll out of 4G,” Micromax boasted.
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