Micromax Superfone A85

Launch: Oct, 2011

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Review Summary based on 2 expert review(s)


  • Simple, smart design and good build quality
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Good web browser

  • Slightly bulky
  • Old version of Android (2.2)
  • Laggy interface inspite of dual core processors
  • Poor sunlight legibility
  • Touch screen and touch button sensitivity is iffy at times
  • Touch-sensitive buttons are not backlit, making them difficult to use in the dark
  • Gesture control is unreliable
  • Poor camera (no flash, poor white balance, inaccurate color reproduction, poor video recording)
  • Buggy software
  • Poor battery life

Click through to read the 2 expert reviews:

1. Tech2 2. The Mobile Indian

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

from @iGyaan

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.2 (Upgradeable to 2.3)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.8 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 480x800 pixels (~ 246 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD, Scratch resistant
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 8 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1500 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 250 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 3.33 hrs

Dimensions

  • Thickness: 13 mm thick

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • HD Video Recording
  • Secondary Camera: 0.1 MP

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer + Document Editor
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Gesture Control
  • Ibibo
  • M! Apps
  • M! Roamer
  • M! Trim
  • Saavan
  • Netqin Antivirus
  • Netqin Mobile Guard
  • Txtr eBook Reader
  • Quikr
  • Weather
  • News
  • Stocks
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

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Micromax Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand
6-month average
4.40/5
Very Good
12-month average
4.31/5
Very Good

Micromax Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys (how cool is this brand?)
Good

Micromax Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Ok

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