Micromax Bolt A40 is a low cost smartphone, which runs on very old Android 2.3.5 OS. The phone comes with 4.5-inch display, 2 MP back camera and 512 MB RAM.
480 x 854 pixels
Network & Connectivity
1800 / 900 GSM
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
1600 x 1200 pixels
Expandable Up to 32 GB (MicroSD)
512 MB RAM
Lithium-ion 1500 mAh
Up to 4.5 h(2G)
Stand By Time
Up to 175 h (2G)
EYE Room, M!Live, 3in1 Bubbles, Hike, Spuul, Social Networking Services
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Micromax Bolt A40 features
Slate form factor is the most popular form factor for smartphones currently. They are apt for touch enabled gadgets that usually have very minimal physical buttons.
SIM: Dual SIM
Dual SIM devices allow you to use two SIM cards in a single device.
Android is an Open Source Mobile Operating System by Google for touchscreen devices. Each OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer, e.g.: Samsung, LG, HTC) can use Android for free and tweak it for their device. There are more than 8 versions till date, latest one being Android Kit-Kat. This phones runs on Android 2.3.5 .
Display type: TFT
TFT[Thin Film Transistor] is a liquid crystal display technology and is good in terms of response and image quality. However this display consumes a lot of power and is expensive. This display is generally considered below average compared to the displays available in market.
Touchscreen: Capacitive touchscreen
Capacitive screens use electrodes to sense the touch of an object that simply has the dielectric value different than that of air. This gives the capacitive screens a slighter edge with respect to sensitivity of the screen. Even a small swipe by the tip of a finger is enough to generate a response whereas its counterpart (resistive touch) requires a heavy touch to get the necessary response.
The 2nd Generation of wireless network include GSM and CDMA networks. Inspite of being an old technology, it is still used widely in India. Though it provides data services and allows you to browse the internet, the speeds are very low as compared to 3G and 4G networks.
A-GPS or Assisted GPS use an assistive server (over the data network or Wi-Fi) to decrease the startup time of a traditional GPS device. Traditional GPS device take around 30 to 40 seconds to detect the location.
External Memory: Expandable Up to 32 GB (MicroSD)
MicroSD card slot allows you to expand the device storage space with the use of flash based MicroSD cards.
Accelerometers are used to detect the orientation of the phone. They automatically detect when the device is turned and change the display from landscape to portrait and vice versa.