Micromax Windows Phone device has been in the news for some time now and the device will be officially introduced on 16th June, 2014. Micromax will also announce Canvas Knight A300 Gold, the next flagship phone on the same date. The new Windows Phone range of Micromax will also bear popular Windows Phone Moniker.
Micromax Canvas Knight A300 Gold will feature 2 GHz octa core MT6592T smartphone with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. Most other hardware is expected to be similar to Micromax Canvas Knight A350 and the major difference being larger 5.5 Inch display.
Microsoft announced Micromax as the new Windows partner at the launch event of Windows Phone 8.1 and confirmed the long rumored Micromax Windows Phone device. Since Windows Phone 8.1 is now free for 9 Inch or lesser displays, we will see several other Windows phone devices soon. Micromax is also expected to launch Two Windows Phone smartphones with Windows Phone 8.1 back to back. The invite shows tiled interface similar to Windows Phone devices and Qualcomm Chipset. The Windows Phone will also featre
So why should we be excited? Microsoft made Nokia Lumia 630 with 512 MB RAM the first Windows Phone 8.1 device instead of embellishing the new OS on a high end smartphone. This made a clear statement that Windows Phone 8.1 can deliver unmatched performance even with less hardware resources.
Android has been trying to become more efficient with project svelte optimizations introduced with Android 4.4 KitKat, and Moto E did bring much desired improvement to budget smartphones. Micromax is also rumored to be working on a Snapdragon 800 smartphone priced below 25,000 INR, which we talked about some time back.