Micromax Dual 5

Micromax Dual 5 was launched today, marking the arrival of a new sub-brand of phones from the Indian company. Featuring a dual camera setup on the back and a powerful octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, the Dual 5 is a very well specced smartphone from Micromax. It also comes with a dedicated chip for EAL5 grade security.

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Micromax Dual 5 Specifications

Key SpecsMicromax Dual 5
Display5.5 inch AMOLED
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 652
Processor Octa-core:
4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex A72
4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 510
Memory4GB
Inbuilt Storage 128GB
microSD cardYes
Primary CameraDual 13 MP + 13 MP, f/1.8 aperture, dual tone LED flash,
Secondary Camera13 MP, f/2.0 aperture, soft seflie flash, 1.12μm pixel size
Fingerprint SensorYes
Dual SIMYes
4G VoLTEYes
Battery 3,200 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0
Dimensions-
Weight-
Price Rs. 24,999

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Physical Overview

The Micromax Dual 5 is a decently designed smartphone. The front of the phone is adorned by the big 5.5 inch AMOLED display, the front camera and the front LED flash.

Micromax Dual 5

The device comes with a 5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Micromax Dual 5

On the top of the display, we have the 13 MP front camera and an LED flash. The earpiece sits in the center.

Micromax Dual 5

Below the display we have three capacitive touch buttons.

Micromax Dual 5

At the back, we find the dual camera setup and an dual tone LED flash. There is a fingerprint sensor below the LED flash.

Micromax Dual 5

At the rear bottom of the device we find micromax branding.

Micromax Dual 5

On the right side of the device, we find the volume rockers and the power button.

Micromax Dual 5

At the left side of the device we find the SIM slot and a camera button.

Micromax Dual 5

At the top of the device we can find the 3.5 mm audio jack and the secondary microphone for noise cancellation.

Micromax Dual 5

At the bottom of the device we find the USB port and the speakers.

Display

Micromax Dual 5

The Micromax Dual 5 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. At 5.5 inches and a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, you get a pixel density of ~401 PPI. It comes with 100% NTSC color gamut.

Camera

Micromax Dual 5

Coming to the camera, the Micromax Dual 5 comes with a dual camera setup on the back. The device features a 13 MP + 13 MP setup with a dual tone LED flash. While one 13MP sensor comes with a regular RGB lens, the second 13 MP sensor comes with a monochrome lens.

Other features include Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama and HDR. The rear camera supports up to 4K video recording.

On the front, the device sports a 13 MP secondary camera along with a soft selfie flash.

Camera Samples

Daylight

Artificial Light

Lowlight

Hardware

The Micromax Dual 5 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor clubbed with Adreno 510 GPU. The device comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The storage on the device can be further expanded via a microSD card.

Benchmark Scores

Micromax Dual 5 benchmarks

Conclusion

The Micromax Dual 5 is a very interesting smartphone. The dual camera setup on the back perform really well, while the front camera is also quite good. Micromax has sourced the camera sensors from Sony. The decision to go with the powerful Snapdragon 652 processor is also good, along with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

Support for all LTE bands and VoLTE, dual SIM and the AMOLED display leave almost nothing to complain about as far as the specs are concerned. The price of Rs. 24,999 may irk some users, but given the specs, it’s not too high.

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