Once again Micromax comes up with a new handset. This time it’s a new Ninja; Micromax A89 Ninja. Unlike other Ninja series smartphones it equips a dual core processor and Android 4.0 ICS OS. It’s MediaTek MT6577 chip once again coupling two 1.0 GHz clocked ARM Cortex A9 application processor cores and PowerVR SGX531 GPU. Amount of RAM is also unknown. But don’t expect more than 512 MB. It sports a 3 MP rear facing camera. It looks like there is no LED flash.
Micromax A89 Ninja looks like Canvas 2 but the display size is small. Touch sensitive 3 Capacitive buttons are there. Connectivity features are unknown. But Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB are common features. It looks like along with GPRS/EDGE Class 12 connectivity it supports HSDPA speed up to 7.2 Mbps. Hookup and some other bloatwares are already installed like other handsets. ROM size of the device looks like 4 GB. Micro SD card slot is there with up to 32 GB support.
With MTK6577 SoC Micromax A89 ensures better performance as compared to other low-cost handsets mentioned above. Instead of outdated Cortex A5 and Aderno 203 GPU, the MediaTek chi equips Cortex A9 CPU and PowerVR SGX531 GPU.
Highlighting Features of Micromax A89 Ninja
- 1 GHz Dual core processor
- 4.0 inch display
- 3 MP camera
- Android 4.0 ICS OS
- Attractive price tag
Micromax A89 Ninja Specifications & Features
- OS: Android 4.0 ICS
- Processor: 1.0 GHz Dual Core MediaTek MT6577, Dual 1.0 GHz Cortex A9 + PowerVR SGX531 GPU
- Display: 4.0 inch TFT LCD Capacitive touch screen, 480×800 pixels WVGA resolution, Multi-touch input, 262k colors
- Sensors: G-Sensor
- 3G Speed: High speed up to 7.2 Mbps (not sure)
- Entertainment: Audio, video player, stereo FM Radio
- Video Playback: HD 720p
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, micro USB v2.0
- Camera: 3.0 MP, Fixed Focus, Night Mode, Multi-Shot mode, 4X Zoom
- SIM Card Support: Dual (GSM+GSM)
- Battery: 1450 mAh battery, 4 hrs talk time and 170 hrs standby time
- Memory: 4 GB ROM, 2.07 GB free, Micro SD card slot expandable up to 32 GB
- Navigation: A-GPS support with Google Maps
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Social: Facebook
- Messenger: IM, GTalk, IM, Skype
- Additional Apps: Hookup, Mi Zone, Mi Store
- Handset Thickness: N/A
Micromax A89 Ninja Price in India
Price of Micromax A89 Ninja is unknown. It looks like it’s going to be the cheapest dual core smartphone. Currently Xolo A500 is the cheapest smartphone at around Rs 6500. It looks like Ninja A89 will be available in less than Rs 6000.