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Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 budget smartphones with 4-inch Displays launched

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We’ve seen a lot of smartphones launched with the attribute “budget smartphone” in the last few months, but most of these had 2GB RAM, battery capacities of over 2000mAh and a few other reasonable specs. The newly-launched Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 are the real definitions of budget smartphones  – they demonstrate how low-end a modern smartphone can get.

Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2

Just take a look at the specs; small display, an unnamed processor, 8GB internal memory and a sub-2000mAh battery capacity.

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Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Micromax Vdeo 1
Micromax Vdeo 1

The Micromax Vdeo 1 comes with a 4-inch display with WVGA (800 * 480) resolution while the Vdeo 2 has a bigger 4.5-inch display with FWVGA (854 * 480) pixel resolution. Both smartphones have metal back covers and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

They are powered by 1.3GHz Quad-core processors, have 1GB RAM, 8GB of expandable (up to 32GB) internal memory capacities, 5MP rear cameras with LED flash and 2MP front cameras. The Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 have Dual SIM slots with a Jio SIM card and support 4G with VoLTE.

The Vdeo1 packs a 1600mAh battery while the Vdeo 2 has a slightly higher 1800mAh battery capacity. Both Micromax smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. They are the first smartphones in the Micromax Vdeo series.

Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 Full Phone Specifications

Micromax Vdeo 2
Micromax Vdeo 2

Technology

  • 2G – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.
  • 3G – HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100 MHz.
  • 4G – 4G with VoLTE.
  • SIM Type – Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual standby), Jio SIM included in package.
  • OS – Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Design

  • Dimensions – –
  • Weight – –
  • Display – 4-inch (800×480) WVGA IPS display (Vdeo 1), 4.5-inch (854×480) FWVGA IPS display (Vdeo 2).
  • Build: Metal back cover.
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Colours – –

Hardware
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  • Processor Name/Technology – –
  • Processor Speed – 1.3 GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores – Quad-core.
  • Graphics Processor – –
  • RAM – 1 GB.
  • Internal Storage – 8 GB.
  • External Storage – microSD, up to 32 GB.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity.

Camera

  • Rear – 5 MP.
  • LED Flash – Yes.
  • Video recording – –
  • Front-facing – 2 MP.

Multimedia

  • Music Support – AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker – Yes.
  • Audio Technology – –
  • Video Support – MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio – Yes.

Connectivity
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  • Bluetooth – v4.0.
  • Bluetooth Profiles – –
  • WiFi – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • GPS – Yes.
  • USB – Micro-USB.
  • USB OTG – No.
  • NFC – No.
  • 3.5mm audio jack – Yes.

Battery

  • Battery – Non-removable Li-Ion 16000mAh (Vdeo 1), 1800mAh (Vdeo 2).
  • Charging – Fast Charge – No.
  • Power Management – Marshmallow’s Battery Saving mode.

Miscellaneous

  • Extra Features – Google Duo app pre-loaded, Jio SIM included.
  • Launch Date – December 7, 2016.
  • Availability – December 7, 2016.
  • Sales stores/platforms:
    • Online – –
    • Offline: Micromax stores.
  • Launch Price (Vdeo 1 / Vdeo 2)
    • Nigeria: N28,000 / N31,000.
    • Kenya: KES 6723 / 7556.
    • Ghana: GHS 277 / 311.
    • India: Rs. 4440 / Rs. 4990.
    • China: 454 / 510 Chinese Yuan.
    • USA: $66 / $74.
    • UK: 52 / 58.5 British Pounds.
    • Europe: 61 / 69 Euro.

Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 Availability and Price in India, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana

The Micromax Vdeo 1 & Vdeo 2 are already available for sale in India for Rs. 4440 and Rs. 4990. The company is planning to launch other smartphones, the Vdeo 3 & Vdeo 4 in the series soon.

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