Almost all of the major mobile phone manufacturers have joined the phablet race, which was first started by none other than Samsung. Thanks to the huge popularity of Galaxy Note and Note II, other manufacturers such as Sony and Huawei are expected to launch their very own phablet at the CES 2012.
Even the Indian mobile phone manufacturers are not far behind, Micromax and Lava have already launched their very own phablets at extremely low price. Back in October, Micromax introduced the Android powered A101. It is the successor of the popular A100 smartphone and it comes with a large 5 inch WVGA display. Flipkart, the popular online retailer has finally started selling this device in India.
The Micromax A101 features a 5 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System, dual-SIM capabilities, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity and so on.
Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 512 MB RAM, Google Play Store, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 6 hrs of talk-time, up to 207 hrs of stand-by time and a 2100 mAh battery.
Micromax A101 comes with a price-tag of Rs.10,299 in India. If you are planning to buy an Android smartphone without burning a hole in your pocket, then you should definitely have a look at this device. To get the Micromax A101, head over to this page at Flipkart.