If you need a smartphone that comes power-packed with a host of exciting features at a budget friendly price, then Micromax Bolt A28 may be the right choice.
Display and Design
Featuring a 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) TFT capacitative touchscreen, the Micromax Bolt A28 has a great design in terms of viewing angles and sharp corners. The screen resolution is 320 x 480 pixels and is at its best in variant color images. As it is, the device supports 65K color variants and is therefore your key to rich images and graphic displays.
The Micromax Bolt A28 has two cameras. The (external) primary camera is a winner as it supports QVGA recording with 8x zoom and offers 640 x 480 pixel resolution. The (front / internal) secondary camera is good for lively video chats and selfies.
The phone is a power device backed by the ever efficient Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS that has a 1 GHz processor of type Spreadtrum SC6820. This set-up ensures that you have smooth gaming experience and superb functioning while navigation, transfer and connectivity. The device is compatible with all types of connectivity options within GSM 900/1800 MHz frequency band and uses EDGE network. File sharing can be accomplished through different options like Bluetooth (v2.1), Wi-Fi (900/1800 MHz) and USB 2.0. The Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS allows you to customize your phone and select from a wide range of games and applications already loaded in the Google Play Store installed in the phone. The 1 GHz processor helps you enjoy games and videos at top streaming speeds and helps you score awesome scores on your favorite games and leave your friends behind. Dual SIM also helps in ensuring that you enjoy unhindered connectivity and make the most of your phone even when travelling to remote locations. Applications installed in the device include M!Live, Hike, Spuul, Bubble X Slice, opera Mini and more.
The mobile phone supports all types of media files, and therefore, is your go-to friend for your favorite audio, video and FM picks. The FM radio is supported by recording feature which allows you to store the songs that you love to listen to on radio, and with the 16 GB expandable external memory, you know you have a great amount of space to look forward to using. The device thus helps you overcome those long airport waits and traffic jams. Audio formats supported are MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, mid, and amr. Video formats supported include 3gpp, 3gpp2, mkv, and mp4. Frame rate is 30fps, which is remarkable for a budget device.
Memory and Battery
The device has an built-in 256 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM, and an expandable memory up to 16 GB. The device is, therefore, capable of storing huge amount of official and media files for you. As you carry them around in your pocket, you can also be assured that the 1500 mAh battery will not let the power run down until you have exhausted a talk time of 4 hours on a stretch. In addition, the device has a standby time of 260 hours when being used on a 2G network. This actually gives you sufficient backup especially during travel and excursions, when you will not need the speed of a 3G network to power your daily smartphone activities. Save on battery and you are sure to win over remote area connectivity issues, with the dual SIM further improving your connectivity problems.
Package and Warranty
A pair of earphones (3.5 mm jack) for hands-free talking and listening to music, a battery, a charger, USB cable, a user manual, and warranty card are included with the handset. The manufacturer's warranty is for one year on the handset and for six months on the accessories packed in the box, including the battery. Therefore, you have the assurance of enjoying the bolt-like features of Micromax Bolt A28 with effective replacements for the first one year.
Micromax Bolt A28 is a phone that is jet black in color. True to its name, it utilizes a design that adds sheen to the black color and makes the device a black beauty that makes you feel proud whenever you take it out.
Fixed focus 0.3MP external camera, 8x zoom, video recording, and 0.3 MP front camera
3.5-inch capacitative touchscreen (HVGA, TFT) with 65k color support and 480 x 320 pixel resolution
1 GHz Cortex A5 processor on Android v2.3 Gingerbread OS
256 MB RAM, 512 ROM expandable to 16 GB
Dual SIM support (GSM+GSM)
1500 mAh battery with 4 hours of talk-time, 260 hours of standby time on 2G network