Micromax has announced the Micromax Unite 4 Plus, extending the series that already featured the likes of Unite 4 and Unite 4 Pro. The device will ship with Indus 2.0 OS, which is an OS that supports up to 12 regional languages, a first of its kind. The phone is primarily targetted to those who are looking to move to a smartphone for the first time and are not willing to spend a lot of money.
On the specifications front, you will get a 5 inch HD display with IPS technology. There is 16GB of internal storage on the device which can be expanded by another 64GB thanks to the slot for Micro SD card. The phone does support 4G LTE and has Dual SIM functionality. Powering the phone is a MediaTek MT6735P chipset clocked at 1.1GHz. There is 2GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing camera to go with it.
The phone runs Android Marshmallow out of the box and has a fingerprint scanner placed on the home button in front, making the Unite 4 Plus one of the most affordable smartphones with a fingerprint scanner. There is 2500 mAh battery on board.
Beyond the hardware, the story of the phone is narrated by the software. There are some really neat features such as a hybrid keyboard that allows you to type in a mix of English and your other regional languages. There is an inbuilt translator built allowing you to quickly translate on the fly even when there is no internet connection. There is a Text-to-Speech feature built into the phone too allowing you to translate text on your browser or apps like WhatsApp and text messaging app into select six Indian languages: Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Telugu.
Micromax has priced the phone at Rs 7,999 and will be available with its retail partners. Also included with the phone is a 7 day service or replacement warranty.