Expert Review of Micromax A45 Punk Black
Micromax A45 Punk is a superfone by the Indian manufacturer, Micromax, which is basically an Android based smartphone. It comes in a compact size of 115mm x 63mm x 13mm and delivers a very meager weight of 120 grams that makes this droid very light and allows you to carry this droid everywhere you go. The Android Gingerbread platform delivers more than 1,50,000 applications and games at your service and they are all available at the Android market. This phone has 2 megapixels camera, Android Gingerbread platform, capacitive touchscreen, support for Internet connectivity, 650MHz processor and the very amazing and superb application A.I.S.H.A. This personal assistant works in the same manner like that of Apple Siri. It also understands and follows your voice commands. At a very reasonable price, Micromax A45 Punk is a good deal for those customers who are looking for a cheap Android smartphone and that too with lots of wonderful applications and features.
User Interface and UI functionality
Micromax A45 Punk has a very sensitive display of size 3.5 inch with capacitive screen that responds even to the slightest of touch. This touchscreen gives a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels and is made colorful with the help of 256K colors that conspires to form so many color combinations. The pixel density of 165 ppi makes the display looks sharp, rich, vibrant and clear without missing any of the minute detail about the picture and it also delivers same view from each angle. This droid is running on the very popular Android Gingerbread of version 2.3.6 that delivers more than 1,50,000 applications at your service. These applications and games can be downloaded from the Android market. Micromax A45 Punk is powered by the processor that beats at the speed of 650MHz. This processor is capable of running the heavy applications with ease and comfort without giving any complaint.
Now you can control this beast, that is, Micromax A45 Punk, through your voice with A.I.S.H.A, your personal assistant, and immerse yourself into the brilliant sound clarity of its complimentary headphones that let you tune into your favorite songs, whenever you feel like. The unique and wonder strucking A.I.S.H.A, your personal assistant, can search for the best life partner by giving you the better options available. It can provide you information regarding the latest movie review from the most trusted website on your command. You can ask A.I.S.H.A to locate the nearest restaurants, when you are feeling hungry. You can even search for the nearest ATMs so that you will never run out of options for money transfer. If you want to know your future, this personal assistant of yours, A.I.S.H.A, will provide you the future predictions made by the top astrologers as per your sunsign. You can also play in the stock market as A.I.S.H.A will guide you and will also provide you with the current market status, so that you can invest your amount in the share market smartly. You can also search for the recipes of your favorite food stuff by simply giving a voice command to A.I.S.H.A. Updating your Facebook account is also very easy with A.I.S.H.A as it will not only update your status but will also provide you the recent updates done by your friends. A.I.S.H.A will also allow you to look out for your favorite video by their name and for that you only have to supply your voice command. Not only this, if you receive any message that you don't want to look and read it out on yourself, ask A.I.S.H.A and it will read out the message for you and will also reply on it on your command and as per your wish.
Like its other kinfolks, Micromax A45 Punk has the multimedia facility that enables you to provide entertainment to yourself whenever you are feeling bored or you want to have fun around yourself. The music player of Micromax A45 Punk supports multiple audio formats so that you can listen to your favorite tracks without doing any compromise with the quality. The audio formats supported are MP3, WAV and AAC. Following the same trend, the video player also gives back up to many formats, such as MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV video formats, so that your only work is to download and watch the video. For searching and downloading the audio or video files, you only ahve to give a verbal command and the very sensitive and responsive personal assistant of yours, A.I.S.H.A, will does it for you without taking much or your time. You can also listen your favorite numbers on the FM radio by tuning your favorite radio station. The 3.5mm headphone will acts as an antenna for the radio connectivity. This 3.5mm jack also enables you to attach speakers or woofers with your Micromax A45 Punk to have music on a much higher note.
Pictures and Video quality
Micromax A45 Punk has an average 2 megapixels primary camera sensor at the back, which captures images at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels with standard pixelation effect. This camera lens is also capable of recording videos with minute details so that you never miss to capture or record your best and memorable moments. There is no secondary camera in the phone so you cannot enter into a live video chat with your family members or friends. There are no special features in this camera to deliver you the best output but still you a manage as it has all the basic features that will make your pictures or videos quite appreciable.
Micromax A45 Punk provides support to Internet via multi slot GPRS of class 12 with 4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots, which provides a maximum transfer speed of 32 - 48 kbps, EDGE and Wi-Fi at a frequency of 802.11 b/g/n via WLAN network. The pre-loaded HTML browser makes browsing a fun and gives you results instantly without eating up much of your precious time. You can sync your Micromax A45 Punk with the other compatible devices via Bluetooth of v2.0 with A2DP and USB port of version 2.0.
Internal and External Memory
Micromax A45 Punk comes loaded with an internal storage space of 180MB that is sufficient to store your contacts' details, your messages, call records, etc. along with enough space for running heavy applications without showing any sluggishness. You can also extend the external memory of the device up to 32GB by inserting a memory card into the microSD card slot provided under the back cover of the phone. This memory card slot is not hot swappable, so you have to remove the battery in order to insert or eject the memory card.
Applications and Gaming
Micromax A45 Punk is a small beast amongst its other siblings in the superfone series but in terms of pre-loaded applications it is no way less than its brothers. You will find almost all the social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, YouTube, Gmail, Google search, Google Talk, Google Maps, Whats app, and many more. Not only these, but you will find other applications also that are very useful now a days. TOI, Quikr, Saavn music app, Polaris Office Suite, etc. are some of the applications that are built-in in Micromax A45 Punk. The pre-installed games will never let you get bored when you are on the go. Apart from the applications, some of the most useful features are also there in the phone to make your work easier and fast. Functions like Melody Composer, Incoming Call Guard, World Clock (Format12 / 24), Multiple Alarms, Calculator, Currency and Unit Convertor, Calendar, To-do List, Auto Power On and Off, E-book Reader, Voice Input, etc., are available at your service 24 x 7.
Micromax A45 Punk comes with a very strong Li-Ion 1,300 mAh battery that delivers a talk time up to 4 hours 30 minutes and a standby time of up to 167 hours. You can do hours of web browsing without eating up much of the battery. Play multimedia files for long durations and the battery will give the back up.
Micromax A45 Punk offers connectivity via GSM networks only for both SIM cards. It catches signals at a frequency of 900 / 1800 MHz for SIM 1 and 900 / 1800 MHz for SIM 2. This droid does not supports 3G connectivity but the data transfer speed via EDGE and GPRS is very good. You an also connect via Wi-Fi network using WLAN.
Micromax A45 Punk when compared to the other contemporary rivals has some features that are good and unique, for say, the talking assistant A.I.S.H.A, the powerful processor, battery and many of the very popular social sites like Facebook, Whats app, etc., and in some features the competitors are notch higher, like in terms of camera, 3G connectivity, display, etc., so overall, for such a small amount this smartphone is not a bad deal specially when you want to experience Android operating system without paying much for it. The other phones that can be a threat to this home made smartphone are Samsung Galaxy Y Pro, Samsung Galaxy Duos, Sony Xperia Sola, Sony Xperia P, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, HTC One V, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Sony Xperia Mini, Samsung Galaxy Y, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC One X, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Sensation XL, Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 710, Nokia Lumia 610 NFC, Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia 500, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 306, Nokia Asha 311, Apple iPhone 4S and many more.