Micromax Dual 5 – Just another Re-Brand – the Qiku 360 Q5

Devesh Prabhu/ March 29, 2017/ Android, Mobile, Phone, Smartphones/ 0 comments

Micromax has launched a re-branded semi high-end #smartphone in the Dual series. The new smartphone is the Micromax Dual 5. The Micromax Dual 5 #Android #smartphone is the heir to the Dual 5 series. The Micromax #Android #smartphone was launched in 2016. The Micromax Dual 5 #Android #smartphone has semi high-end specifications and has been priced at Rs. 24,999/- in the Indian #smartphone market.


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Micromax Dual 5: Network, Internet Connectivity, and SIM(s)


The Micromax Dual 5 currently supports the following 2G network bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. The Micromax Dual 5 currently supports the following 3G network bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz. Users will have support for the 4G network in this smartphone. The Micromax Dual 5 currently supports the following 4G network bands LTE 900 / 1200 MHz. Regarding 4G, 150 Mbps (maximum) is the download speed and 50 Mbps (maximum) is the upload speed. The Micromax Dual 5 has Dual SIM support for placing and receiving calls.


Micromax Dual 5

Micromax Dual 5


Micromax Dual 5: Camera and Display


Micromax’s latest #Android smartphone’s primary (rear) camera is 13 +13 MP (dual) for photo fanatics. Micromax’s latest #Android smartphone’s secondary (front) camera is 13 MP for selfie lovers. The primary camera has dual-LED (dual tone) flash. Other features of Micromax’s latest #Android smartphone’s camera are phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. Micromax’s latest smartphone has a 5.5” Full HD AMOLED capacitive display that supports 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. There isn’t any display protection.


Micromax Dual 5: Other Interconnectivity and Storage Options


Micromax’s latest smartphone supports USB 2 for connectivity. It also has support for DLNA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and hotspots. Users will also get A-GPS support. Regarding storage, users get 128 GB of internal storage. We feel this is more than enough, considering that current smartphones are coming with 16/32 GB of internal storage. We are also seeing some smartphones with 64/128 GB of internal storage. For extendibility, users can increase the storage up to 128 GB by using a micro SD card (uses SIM 2 Slot).


Micromax Dual 5: Dimensions, Multimedia, Battery, and Others


The dimension of 145 x 71 x 8.2 mm. The Dual 5 weighs in at about 147 to 150 grams. Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone supports AAC, MP3, WMA, 3GP, AMR, MP4, FLV, and WMV. Users will be able it install other audio/video players to support other formats. The Dual 5 #Android #smartphone has FM radio support.


A 3,200-mAh Lithium-Ion battery powers the Dual 5. This above-average battery will give users above-average standby and above-average talk times. As is with all #Android smartphones, users will also receive a huge list of pre-installed apps (also known as OEM/manufacturer included bloatware).


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Micromax Dual 5: Specifications


  • 5.5” Full HD AMOLED Capacitive Display
  • 1.8 GHz 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor
  • Adreno 510 Graphics Processor
  • 13 +13 MP Primary (Rear) Camera with LED Flash
  • 13 MP Secondary (Front) Camera
  • 128 GB Internal Storage
  • 128 GB Micro SD Card Support (uses SIM 2 Slot)
  • 3,200-mAh Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Android 6 Marshmallow Operating System


Micromax Dual 5: Pricing and Availability Details


Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone has been priced at Rs. 24,999 /- in the Indian #smartphone market. Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone has semi high-end specifications.


Currently, the Dual 5 has been launched in the Indian #smartphone market. Micromax has not stated their plans for a global launch for their latest #Android #smartphone. Keep an eye on this post for further details. We will post the latest news regarding any new updates about the Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone.


Micromax Dual 5: Our Recommendation


The latest trend in #Android smartphones is pivoting to the dual-camera set-up. We are seeing a few manufacturers launching dual-camera set-up #Android smartphones. Also, this is a re-branded the Qiku 360 Q5. If you look-up the specifications, they are identical. Micromax has just re-branded the #phone. Even if you import the phone from #China, it should not cross Rs. 20,000/- at the max. This price includes shipping and other duties and the like.


Considering that Micromax would be importing the phone in bulk, the prices would be even lower. That’s Economics 101: Economies of Scale. The more you produce, the lower you price for production. We feel that this smartphone should have been prices below Rs. 14,000/- in the Indian market.


For the current price of Rs. 24,999/-, we do not recommend that people buy this smartphone. It is just not worth the price. You can buy the Huawei Honor 6X for just Rs. 12,999/-. Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone will be competing with the likes of Coolpad Cool 1, Gionee A1, Oppo F3 Plus, and the Vivo V5 Plus.


Micromax Dual 5: Conclusions and Opinions


What do you think about Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone? Do you think that the price at which Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone is available justifies the cost for the specifications listed above? Would you be willing to buy Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone at the current price point? Or will you be willing to wait for the price to come down to within your budget? Will Micromax’s latest #Android #smartphone be successful in the Indian mobile market, if the price is lowered when available for purchase?


We would like to hear your thoughts, opinions, and/or views. Tell us your opinions, thoughts, and/or views in the comments section below.




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