Micromax, 12th largest mobile and tablet manufacturing brand, has launched an innovative environment friendly feature phone, the Micromax X259, which has a built-in solar panel to charge the mobile. The Micromax X259 Solar Phone priced at Rs 2499, is company’s first solar phone which enables the users to charge their phone using solar energy. This model will be available across all leading retail outlets across India.
Micromax X259 comes with a solar panel technology through which the phone automatically gets charged through solar power on exposure to sunlight. With unpredictable power cuts specifically in the rural areas this handset will be the perfect solution to address the issue of recharging the phone through electricity. Other than the solar panel the mobile features a 2.4inch QVGA screen and have Dual SIM dual standby capabilities. It also got VGA 0.3MP camera, Audio & Video player, Bluetooth, FM recording and more. Summing up the key features of the mobile include :
- Solar Panel technology
- 2.4” QVGA screen with 240X320 screen resolution
- 0.3 MP VGA Camera
- Expandable Memory Upto 4 GB
- FM radio
- Dual SIM Dual Standby
- GPRS & Bluetooth
- 1000mAh Li-ion battery
On the launch event, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Co – Founder, Micromax commented, “We have been at the forefront of innovation. We have introduced many categories into this competitive Industry be it long battery life phones or dual SIM phones. With the introduction of this our intent is to get rid of the mobile phone charger by including a solar panel on the device itself”.
Are you a frequent traveler? Faces frequent power cuts not letting you charge your mobile, then Micromax X259 Solar phone is for you, which will charge your phone on the move with its solar charger.