Recent reports claimed that Micromax is planning to launch four new budget smartphones with Google Duo app. It was reported that the new smartphones will come pre-loaded with the video calling app and 4G support. Micromax is expected to launch the upcoming series ahead of the festive season in India. Now, one of the four smartphones [Micromax Vdeo 4] has popped up in an image on an online blog.
Fonearena has shared an image of a smartphone called Vdeo 4. Check out the image here. As per the shared image, the Micromax Vdeo 4 will come with 4G VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support and Google Duo easy video calling app. You can see a Micromax logo on the smartphone’s front and the back. There isn’t mention of any other specification or pricing details as yet. Previous reports speculated that the upcoming Micromax smartphones are expected to be priced under Rs. 6,700. We will find out in a few weeks.
“Video calling is perceived to be a very urban phenomenon and niche but at Micromax, we believe that there is a huge potential to massify the service by taking it beyond the tier 1 markets where Micromax has an unmatched edge. The collaboration with Google Duo is extremely important. Users will find Duo easy to latch on to Duo’s simple interface…all the 4 phones will be sub-USD 100,” said Vikas Jain, co-founder, Micromax recently.
Google Duo app was launched in August this year. Since then, it has crossed 10 million downloads on Android worldwide, with US and India being one of the top. The new app makes it very easy to make video calls. It comes with a Knock Knock feature that offers a personalized preview of the caller before you even pick up the video call. The new app was announced along with Google Allo, which is also available now as a preview.