At Build conference, we’ve seen Microsoft introduced a boatload of new partners to manufacture Windows Phone handset, and so far, we’ve seen BLU, Yezz and Pretigio made their presence in the WIndows Phone market, and now, one of Microsoft’s newest manufacturer partners, Micromax, is launching 2 Windows Phone 8 handsets in the Indian market.
The 2 devices called the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092, both are mid-range devices. The Canvas Win W 121 is a 5-inch devices, features an HD IPS display, an 8-megapixel camera, a 2-megapixel front facing camera, built in 32GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB via MIcro SD card) and 1GB of RAM. The phone also runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, powered by a 2000mAH battery. The phone also has two Sim card slot (same goes for the Canvas Win W092). This phone will be priced at INR9,500 (or $160).
The Canvas Win W092 is a slightly lower-spec devices. At the priced of INR 6,500 (or $110), you wouldn’t expect much. It has a 4-inch IPS WVGA display, a 5-megapixel camera, 0.3-megapixel front facing, 8GB built in storage (expandable up to 32GB via a Micro SD slot). The phone runs on the same processor as the Win W121, as well as the same amount of RAM.
These two devices will start selling this July, and seem to be a pair of direct competitors to the low-end Lumia line up like the 520 and the 630.