Micromax Unite 2 A106 Price & Background
Unlike other Micromax handsets, the Unite 2 A106 is the first mobile that runs with the KitKat operating system version. The phone maker has launched this version in May 2014 and its best mrp price in India is Rs. 6299/-. Micromax has designed this version in different variants such as Raging Red, Mystic Gray, Balmy Green, and Pristine White. This version is the close competitor to the Motorola Moto E. Does this mobile have ability to compete with the Moto E? Let’s find out what this handset is packed with.
The design and build quality of this mobile is very good even it has decent performance capability
Micromax Unite 2 A106 Review
The finishing and build quality of Micromax Unite 2 A106 is exclusive as the rear cover with matte design covers about 80 percent of the mobile. With slightly rounded edges, this mobile is very comfortable to carry and it provides rubber like feel when one touches at its rear. Coming to its dimensions, the phone is measured about 138.16mm x 72.04mm x 9.27mm. Moreover, one can feel this phone about 157 grams.
The volume and power buttons are organized at right, whereas the 3.5mm audio jack and a micro USB port are designed on the top of this mobile. For talking purpose, the phone has a mic at its bottom.
By including TFT IPS LCD technology, the designed 4.7-inch display has beautiful viewing angles and exclusive color reproduction. The screen is covered with a thin Gorilla glass; the touch performance is very responsive and smooth.
With bright colors, the display has exclusive viewing angles when watched from different sides. Moreover, predesigned 720p resolution lets the display to show brighter images
Micromax Unite 2 A106 Hardware Specifications
Coming to hardware configuration, the phone has a most commonly used 1.3 GHz Media Tek MT6582quad core CPU, which is again paired with a Mali 400 MP GPU. The performance of this chipset is lag free. Thus, the gaming performance in this mobile is amazing.
Speaking about storage and memory, the A106 version is developed with a 4GB internal storage capacity of which 0.89 GB is designed for applications. Furthermore, this capacity is improved up to 32 GB by using an external memory card. For more convenience, the user can install new applications on this external storage if the internal supplied memory is full.
A 5 MP primary AF camera is installed on this version and the camera is associated with an LED flash. Taking price into consideration, the quality of this camera is very good. Moreover, one can capture 1080p videos at 30 frames per second with this rear camera. Fortunately, this camera performs decently even under low light conditions. In addition, this mobile has a 2MP front-facing camera by which one can make video calls and capture selfies.
In bright lights conditions the images come out good and colors are bright, whereas if one captures the images in low light the images don’t look good
A removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery powers this mobile. When you play high-graphical games for 38 minutes, the battery capacity will be reduced by 18% and the mobile gets heated up to 41 degrees. While playing a 1080p video with Wi-Fi enabled for 1 hour and 36 minutes, the battery drops by 29 percent and the device gets heated up to 37 degrees. In other words, the battery lasts for about three hours while playing top-end games and it comes for only five hours if one is watching FHD videos. For standard talk time and standby time, the battery comes for about 8 hours and 190 hours respectively.
Micromax Unite 2 A106 Supportable Software
As the announcements of Micromax, this version has been updated with one of the Motorola’s best feature FOTA (Free Over The Air). However, the phone maker has followed the different formula and this mobile supports almost all Indian languages. Apart from multi-lingual capacity, this phone supports the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system.
No problem with the preinstalled Wi-Fi, 3G, and Bluetooth applications. Moreover, the mobile also doesn’t heat up drastically. Even the GPS connectivity is very fast; sometimes it might not perform great in a closed room. Its multi-lingual capacity is due to the preinstalled Reverie phone book application. This application is the latest innovation of Micromax and one can find the same in other handsets also.
This mobile runs with the preinstalled Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system and it is also designed with some colorful customized icons
For user convenience, the mobile comes packed with applications like Kingsoft Office, some traditional games of Micromax, and an exclusive MAD app. This MAD application lets the user to earn recharge credit by watching adverts. Moreover, the mobile also comes with the Google application called the Google Now.
The Verdict of Micromax Unite 2 A106 Review
On seeing its overall performance, the Micromax Unite 2 A106 may not give tough competition to the Motorola Moto E. The performance of this mobile is impressive and it is also included with an impressive 5MP AF camera for 1080p videos.
This mobile has surprised the world with its improved design, which is very stylish than the previous versions of the phone maker. Even though the battery capacity is quite disappointing, the performance standards of this mobile don’t let the customer to think of it.
However, here are some reasons for one to buy this mobile.
- This version of Micromax is featured with a large size touch screen, which is very impressive than other variants in the same budget category.
- One of the most pleasing features in this mobile is its impressive camera.
- Even though the phone is preinstalled with the latest Android v4.4.2 KitKat operating system, the phone maker has announced that the OS can be upgraded to the new editions.
- The user can do multitasking due to the inbuilt 1.3 GHz MT6582M Quad Core processor.
- This mobile comes preloaded with a pack of company’s M!Live, M!Games, Opera Mini and Hike along with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.
- Last but exclusive, this phone has a standard Reverie phone book application that lets the user to chat with others in multiple languages.
As the mobile has enough pros, one can purchase it without a second opinion. Seeing as a budget mobile, you can purchase this budget smart phone for just Rs. 6299/-.
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