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Software: Where is the productivity bit?

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Design: Big and well-built

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Display: Scratch-resistant big canvas

The 5.5-inch display has a screen resolution of 1280x720p. The big screen is ideal for reading, typing and playing games. The colours looks a bit washed out, especially in video playback. The touch is good and the display doesn’t smudge like most budget phone displays. What gives it an edge over many in the same price point is the layer of scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 3. The wide viewing angles are flawless and so is legibility under bright light.

The smartphone runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 415 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. Barring the occasional stutter, the phone handled switching between apps and multi-tasking without any hiccups. Even games such as GT Racing 2 and Asphalt 8 ran without any issues or heating up on the back or edges. The occasional stutter can be on account of the slight changes made by Micromax in the interface. The smartphone offers 16GB of internal storage, which is adequate for any professional app. Users can always expand it to another 32GB using a microSD card. The dual SIM slots support 4G networks. The 3,000mAh battery impresses with its full-day backup.

Camera: Impressive in daylight

Verdict

The smartphone’s key highlight is the big screen, a dependable performance, a few apps for professionals and a good daylight camera. At this price, it’s a pretty solid option. However, for a slightly higher price tag, you can go for the Redmi Note 3 ( 9,999 onwards) as it offers a more powerful processor, a sharper display, a better camera, a more customisable user interface and a battery that lasts longer.

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