Smartphones are the most popular gadgets of this decade. Naturally, apart from the absolute dominant companies like Samsung, Apple, HTC, Nokia and such, a lot of smaller companies have ventured into the market as well. Among them, the Indian company Micromax has been manufacturing some great products recently. It has now launched the A30 Smarty 3.0, which is chock full of impressive specs.
The candy bar design looks pretty much conventional for a low end Smartphone. It has slightly rounded edges with a Home button in the middle. The front face of the phone could have been better utilized to make the actual display bigger. Overall, it looks quite neat and with dimensions of 112.5 x 59.2 14.45 mm, it fits easily in your pocket. It is available in black and white.
The Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 features a 3 inch TFT LCD capacitive touch screen. It has a resolution of 320 x 240 p, which is certainly not a winner if you consider the high definition screens of the high end phones. But with 262 K colors, it is not entirely average. It has a neat little gravity sensor too, that helps you navigate through galleries easily.
The Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 is powered by a Broadcomm chipset and a 832 MHz processor. It has 256 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal memory. The storage can be extended up to 32 GB with microSD card. The phone runs on a standard Li-ion 1500 mAH battery. It affords you about 6 hours of talk time and 7 days of standby time (both on 2G).
The phone has a 2 MP rear facing camera equipped with night vision and 2x digital zoom. It does not have a secondary video chatting camera. Video recording can be done but the quality of the mp4 files created is below average. The phone has Bluetooth 2.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It also supports 3G (HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps and HSUPA, 384 Kbps).
The Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 has Android 2.3 Gingerbreak Operating System. Admittedly, Gingerbread is an old version of Android when 4.1 Jelly Bean is incorporated in a lot of phones, but Gingerbread performs basic tasks well. The phone also has Anti-theft mobile tracker in case you ever lose your phone.
The Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 is available for Rs. 3,849. It is a very economical phone, but if the specs are as impressive in reality as they do in paper, it will be a phone worth buying.
From the list of specs, it is evident that at such an affordable price, Micromax is really doling out good Smartphones. If you have a tight budget, Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 is a phone you won’t regret buying.