Both Micromax Bharat 5 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi 5 were launched on the same day (14th March) in India at the same price. It seems that Micromax has launched the Bharat 5 Pro to compete with Xiaomi Redmi 5. One of the highlighting features of the Bharat 5 Pro is its huge 5000 mAh battery with reverse charging feature which allows the user to use the smartphone as a power bank. Face unlock feature and LED flash in the front camera are some of the highlights of Micromax Bharat 5 Pro.
The Micromax Bharat 5 Pro launched in India at a price of Rs 7,999 similar to the base model of the Xiaomi Redmi 5. It must be noted that Redmi 5 base model comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage whereas Micromax is offering 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage in Bharat 5 Pro is to be considered beneficial for Micromax.
Micromax Bharat 5 Pro is embedded with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android Nougat and bears a 5.2-inch HD display along with screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It bears a 13-megapixel rear camera along with LED flash and bokeh effect. The primary camera comes with several features such as panorama, time-lapse and beauty mode. The smartphone has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling with 83-degree wide angle lens, LED flash and beauty mode.
The Micromax Bharat 5 Pro has a 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further extended with the help of memory card. From the connectivity options, the smartphone includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, USB OTG and many more. It packs a large 5000mAh battery, the company claims that user can utilize the battery up to 2 days on the single charge and standby time of up to 21 days.
Addressing on the launch event , Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer of Micromax Informatics stated, “Hence, we at Micromax have always been at the forefront of coming up with phones with extensive battery life and compelling product features, not too long ago we were the first to give our consumers a 30-day battery phone. Our new addition to the successful Bharat range - the Bharat 5 Pro will surely offer a complete package to the consumers at a very affordable price.”