Expert Review of Micromax A85
Micromax A85 comes with the dimensions 118.7mm x 60.1mm x 13.8mm and is powered by the Android OS, v.2.2 (Froyo) along with Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H chipset with dual core 1GHz Cortex-A9 processor and ULP GeForce GPU. The device comes with a 3.8 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen backed by the touch sensitive controls. The device comes with a music player that makes sure that the user gets to listen to all the popular musical tracks that are compatible with the formats MP3/WAV/AAC while the video player supports MP4/H.263. The video player lets the user watch and enjoy all the popular videos. The Stereo FM radio with RDS feature makes sure that the user gets to access all the latest radio stations. The 5 megapixel camera works at a resolution of 2592 х 1944 pixels and features the autofocus and geo-tagging facilities. The 8GB internal memory can be expanded up to 32 GB that allows the user to store large amount of data without worrying about the memory space running out. The data that can be stored in the device may include music files, games, images and songs. The bluetooth feature lets the user connect with other devices and exchange data with them. The USB port can be used to charge the device by connecting the device with the computer. It can also be used to transfer the data to the computer or retrieve data from it. The Wi-Fi feature enables the user to connect the device with the web and download data including music files, games, images and videos. There is also the facility of GPRS and EDGE technology. The standard lithium ion battery of 1500 mAh makes sure that the user can enjoy all the features of the device without being interrupted. The user gets a talk time of up to 3 h and 20 min along with a standby time of up to 250 h. The device works on the WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash browsers and offers various messaging features including SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM.
User Interface and UI functionality
Micromax A85 comes with a 3.8 inch screen that gives a resolution of 480 X 800 pixels along with a pixel density of 246 ppi. There is a 5 megapixel camera located at the back of the device while the secondary VGA camera is situated at the front.
Micromax A85 comes with a music player that allows the user to listen to his or her favourite musical tracks that the entertainment world has to offer that can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. The music player is compatible with the formats MP3/WAV/AAC while the video player is supported by the formats MP4/H.263. The video player lets the user watch and enjoy videos with remarkable picture quality.
Pictures and Video quality
Micromax A85 comes with a 5 megapixel camera that allows the user to click pictures with ease and clarity at a resolution of 2592 х 1944 pixels and offers the facility of autofocus and geo-tagging tagging. The autofocus feature makes sure that the user gets to click pictures with precision and accuracy even when the hands of the user are not steady.
The user can also shoot videos with remarkable quality. There is also a secondary VGA camera provided by the user.
Micromax A85 comes powered by the WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with WiFi hotspot that makes sure that the user gets to access the Internet and surf the web along with watching live streaming videos. The user can also download games, images, videos and songs. The user can also visit various social networking sites including facebook and twitter which makes sure that the user gets to stay connected with his or her friends and family.
Internal and External Memory
Micromax A85 comes with an internal memory of 8GB that allows the user to store loads of data including music files, games, images and videos. The device also comes with a microSD card slot that allows the user to expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB thereby allowing them to store huge amount of data without worrying about the memory space running out. The 512MB RAM enables the user to access all the resources of the system at a faster pace.
Applications and Gaming
Micromax A85 comes loaded with lots of games and applications that would keep the user entertained and engaged. Since the device is powered by the android operating system, the user can download more games from the web as they have a huge domain to choose from.
Micromax A85 comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1500mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device for long hours without his or her entertainment being cut short. The user gets a talk time of Up to 3 h and 20 min along with a standby time of up to 250 h.
Micromax A85 comes with loads of data connectivity features like the bluetooth feature that allows the user to connect the device with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data from it. The data exchanged may include music files, games, videos and images. There is also the Wi-Fi feature that allows the user to connect with the web and download videos, games, images and songs. The USB port lets the user connect the device with the computer or the laptop and transfer or retrieve data to or from that computer. There is also the GPRS and EDGE technology where the GPRS feature lets the user navigate to his or her desired location.
Micromax A85 as compared to samsung galaxy S2 mini has a slightly bigger screen with the former featuring 3.8 inches and the latter 3.7 inches. Micromax A85 has a TFT capacitive touchscreen while Samsung Galaxy S2 Mini comes with a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Micromax A85 is powered by the 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core Processor while Samsung Galaxy S2 Mini is backed by 1.4GHz processor.