After launching Bharat 1 4G feature phone in partnership with BSNL, Micromax is back with another budget device. The Bharat-2 Ultra is a 4G capable phone launched by Vodafone and Micromax. The budget handset comes at an effective price of Rs 999. Read more to find about Vodafone Micromax Bharat-2 Ultra Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price||Rs 999 (effective price)|
The Vodafone Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra is priced at Rs 2,899. However, Vodafone is offering cash backs of Rs 1,900 in 36 months. This brings the effective price of the new handset to Rs 999 (if you use the handset for a 3-year period). The Bharat 2 Ultra will go on sale in November this year.
The Reliance Jio Phone was launched with an effective price of Rupee zero, with a similar 3-year contract. Recently, BSNL and Micromax launched Bharat 1, with unlimited data and calls, which brings the effective price lower than the Jio Phone.
Interested users can buy the new Bharat 2 Ultra at Rs 2,899. However, you will have to recharge it (at least Rs 150 per month) for the next 36 months. At the end of 18 months, users will get be eligible for a cashback offer of Rs 900. You can get an additional cash back of Rs 1,000 after another 18 months. The cash back will be offered in via customer’s Vodafone M-Pesa wallets. You can utilize this for digital transactions or withdraw cash as per user convenience.
Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra Specifications
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832|
|Display||4.0-inch, WVGA (480 x 800 pixels)|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||2MP|
The Bharat 2 Ultra features a 4.0-inch display with WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832 processor along with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage.
On the camera front, the new handset sports a 2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. Camera features include scene detection, frame mode, and burst shots. The new handset is backed by a 1300mAh battery.
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Dual SIM
- Proximity sensor
The Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, 3G, Bluetooth, and FM. Sensors on the dual SIM phone include a Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.
Micromax claims that its Bharat series of phones have been adopted by 2 million users. “We are delighted to partner with Micromax to democratize the 4G smartphones at a never before price of under Rs. 999. This will help fulfill the aspirations of several million phone users across the country who desire a smartphone but couldn’t afford one. It will also encourage current non-users of 4G to upgrade and enjoy a richer user experience with Vodafone SuperNet 4G,” said Avneesh Khosla, Associate Director Consumer Business, Vodafone India.
The company aims to target consumers looking to upgrade from feature phones to smartphones. The new handset offers smartphone features at an affordable price. We will have to wait and see how it performs in the real world situations.