Expert Review of Micromax X455 Black
Gurgaon based telecom company Micromax has launched its new full touch dual sim phone, Micromax X455. This new micromax phone has a TFT display screen and comes in a bar format. Micromax X455 is yet another budget phone launched by the company to lure its customers. It has features of a smart phone and has a very elegant look. The sleek shiny body has dimensions of 115.4mm x 61.6mm x 10.25mm. It has a feathery light weight of only 92 grams and has a perfect pocket size. It has a 0.3 megapixel camera with digital zoom and flash. It has video recording with playback. However, it lacks Wi-Fi port and 3G technology. The phone works on a 236MHz processor.
User Interface and UI functionality
The micromax X455 has TFT HVGA full touch screen measuring 3.5 inches. It has a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The phone works on a 2G technology and supports dual-SIM with dual standby. The phone does not support HSDPA and WCDMA. However, 3G technology is not supported by this Micromax X455. The phone gives menus and options in two languages of Hindi and English. It is a perfect fit for the pocket and has a sleek, slender body with a fine shiny finish making it appealing and giving it a classy look.
Micromax X455 supports MP3 and WAV audio player. It lacks any predefined equalizers and wireless FM radio. However, Micromax X455 does support FM radio when used with the compatible earphones for 3.5mm audio jack. The phone also supports sound recording. The phone allows its users to choose ringtones from a selection of polyphonic ringtones and has the option of vibration. The loudspeaker gives a good acoustic experience and has a good volume. The speaker is on the rear of the phone while the audio jack is on its upper side.
Pictures and Video quality
Micromax X455 has a VGA camera which supports video recording apart from still imaging. The camera has an option of night vision and multishot. However it can not be used as a flash light. The phone does not have a secondary camera for video calling. The phone supports MP4 player for video recording and playback and records videos in formats of MP4, AVI and 3GP. The camera is located on the rear of the phone and does not have many setting options like panorama. The speaker is located below the camera with the microphone in front.
Micromax X455 is a good deal for its price value. It supports GPRS, WAP and A2DP. It lacks EDGE connectivity and wifi port but does allow data cable connectivity. The phone lacks some basic smart phone features like GPS and the mobile can not be used as a modem to share internet. The phone also does not allow PC sync via USB cable.
Internal and External Memory
The phone has a phonebook capacity of 500 and SMS capacity of 200. Micromax X455 has an internal phone memory of 85.5kb and has a memory card slot. The external memory is expandable up to 32GB. This all touch Micromax X455. The phone also does not have an auto call record system but store the call logs- receiver, dialed and missed calls. The phone does support call conference and call recording.
Applications and Gaming
Micromax X455 supports Internet browsing but does not support You Tube, FaceBook, Twitter, Yahoo Mail and Gmail. However, Twitter, FaceBook and Yahoo Mail can be opened through browser. The phone does not support Gtalk and Yahoo Messenger adding to its list of cons. The phone has pre-installed games and is Java enabled. A major attractive feature is Java games and applications which keep the users entertained at all times. The phone lacks any sensor, Accelerometer. The phone does support call conference and call recording. it works on a 236MHz processor.
Micromax X455 uses a Li-Ion 1,100 MAh battery which gives it a talktime of up to 3.6 hours and a standby time of up to 180 hours. The battery comes in the package along with the charger, earphone, user manual, service centre list, data cable. The Micromax company gives its customers a 1 year handset warranty.
Micromax X455 has the function of Bluetooth which allows easy and quick sharing of images, videos, songs and other multimedia. The phone supports internet browsing and although it lacks any facebook, twitter or yahoo mail applications, these can be operated by opening them in browser. These services allow the user to remain connected at all times and share media. The phone does not have a USB cable input option and thus can not be synced with the computer which is a major drawback.
Micromax X455 is a newly launched Micromax all touch bar phone. It is a budget phone with good appreciable specifications. The major advantage seem to be its price and the affordable range at which high functions like full touch, internet browsing, Bluetooth are made available. The phone works on a 2G network. The cons of this phone as compared to the other newly launched mobiles are perhaps lacking of wifi connectivity and EDGE. The phone also does not support 3G network. This dual-SIM phone as a metallic shiny body giving it a look like a smart phone and works on a 236MHz processor which gives it a good running speed.