After two Android smartphones MTS Blaze 4.0 and Blaze 4.5. Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) came up with another addition in Blaze series, offering same bundled data that it offered with previous devices, but with more powerful features and a big screen. The MTS launched MTS Blaze 5.0 in nine circles Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, UP West, West Bengal & Kolkata with a price tag of INR 10,999 and 1,00,000MB free 3G data with MTS SIM card installed in it. The data plan will be applicable on first 198 recharge in its all circles.
Talking about the specifications of MTS Blaze 5.0, it has 5-inch IPS display along with screen resolution of 854*480pixels. There is 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor along with 1GB RAM on board. The smartphone runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating system, which is rare on devices now days.
On the photography front, there is 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera at back along with LED Flash. There is a VGA front camera as well on board. The MTS Blaze 5.0 has 4GB of internal storage along with up to 32GB of memory card support on board. The MTS Blaze 5.0 has 2500mAh battery packed inside. Which MTS claims can deliver up to 9.5 hours of talk time.
On the connectivity front, the MTS Blaze 5.0 is a dual SIM smartphone along with one reserved MTS SIM and a SIM card slot for another GSM SIM. The smartphone comes in white colour only and priced INR 10,999.
Regarding the new launch, Leonid Musatov, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, MTS India, said,”Smartphones today are one of the biggest drivers of data consumption in the country. Given this reality, MTS India is focused on introducing products and services that are built for a fantastic data experience. Our latest smartphone – Blaze 5.0 sports a five-inch screen, which is an ideal screen size for multimedia and mobile gaming. Leonid further added, “Blaze 5.0 has been powered by the best in class Qualcomm S4 QUAD CORE Processor and has been exclusively designed to cater to the Internet Generation.”
MTS Blaze 5.0 specifications
- 5-inch IPS display
- 854x480pixels resolution display
- 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor
- 1GB RAM
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System
- 8-megapixel auto focus camera with LED Flash
- VGA front-facing camera
- 4GB internal storage
- Up to 32GB memory card support
- 2500mAh battery
- Dual SIM (CDMA+GSM)
- Available in white colour
- 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 , GPS
- Priced INR 10,999
The MTS brand known for its initiative internet offers that it launches in its circles. And in my opinion, if you are an internet junkie and always wants to keep connected to internet and data plans costs you lost, the Blaze series devices are for you. If we calculate the cost of 1,00,000MB data = approximately. 100GB data then the cost of data plan will surpass the cost of this device. Therefore, this device is a good deal at all.