Micromax Dual 5 


launchApr, 2017

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  • All-metal unibody design
  • Excellent build quality
  • The rear of the phone has a curved design which makes the phone comfortable to hold and provides good grip on the device
  • The entire front has 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3 for protection, and that adds to the overall look of the phone too
  • Very good Super AMOLED display - delivers fantastic black levels and colours pop-out onscreen for photos, videos as well as on the icons - it further impresses with slim bezels - the phone has 86% screen to body ratio which is excellent
  • Excellent fingerprint scanner - one of the fastest, and most accurate ones out there


  • There are a few handy features built-in on the software front of the display also - such as eye protection mode or black and white mode, as well as customization for saturation, temperature and contrast of the display as per preference
  • Micromax's custom UI is quite zippy - although it still has some bloatware and is still not as refined as the more mature UIs from HTC, Samsung, Xiaomi and others
  • Other software features include a built-in SecureVault to create an alternative secure space on your phone with private files/photos/messages, a customizable Smart key on the left side, and an Anti-Theft feature


  • Good overall hardware performance - seamless multi-tasking, fast app launch and butter smooth gaming experience
  • Performance is pretty good, but definitely not top-notch, with devices like the Lenovo Z2 Plus (with the Snapdragon 820 chipset) offering more flagship-grade performance at an even lower price point


  • Very good rear camera performance - this is where the phone truly shines, with an excellent dual 13MP camera setup - the image quality is on-par with a good point and shoot camera in daylight conditions, and is acceptable indoors too
  • Tons of camera features too - background blur mode, slow motion video recording, time-lapse, digital image stabilization, pro mode, panorama mode, black and white mode, macro mode, anti-haze and slow shutter mode
  • There are other phones offering dual camera setup in this range and even lower, but Micromax Dual 5 does well with its sharper image quality
  • The rear camera is very good but image processing time is on the slow side
  • The front camera is decent but not as good as the rear camera, and generally produces soft details


  • Good call quality
  • Good loudspeaker output


  • Good battery life - its 3, 200mAh battery easily lasts one full day, even with heavy use
  • Support for Quick Charge 3.0


  • Extra large 128GB internal storage
  • Video quality is above average too

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Micromax Dual 5 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowNo updates expected
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate60 HzStandard
Display Features
  • 2.5D Curved Glass
  • 100% NTSC Colour Gamut
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Infrared Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor1.8 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 652Ranked #61 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 510
Internal Memory128 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes, up to 128 GB
Battery Capacity3200 mAh
Fast Charging SupportYes, 18W Quick Charge 3.0, Fast charger included
Weight164 gmMedium
Primary Camera13MP + 13MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • F/1.8 Aperture
  • Sony IMX258 Sensors
  • Bokeh Mode
  • Low-Light Mode
  • Panorama
  • Pro Mode
  • Slow Shutter
  • Anti-Haze
  • Macro
  • Monochrome
Secondary Camera13.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 1.12um Pixel Size
  • Soft Selfie Flash
  • Sony IMX258 Sensor
Connecting PortUSB
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
  • Fast Battery Charging: 100% in 45 Minutes (Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0)
  • Securevault
  • Security Chip & Encryption
  • Anti-theft
  • Permission Manager
  • Smart Key
  • Panic Button

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