Over The View
• Fast processor
• Good touchscreen
• Good loud speaker sound
• No front camera
• Low internal space
• No flash for the camera
Successor to Ninja 2 A56, A57 Ninja 3.0 is the new brand mobile phone from the Indian based mobile maker, Micromax and the latest addition to the series. Flexible, fast and agile are the words to describe this new handset from Micromax. With A57 Ninja 3.0, escape the burden of slow handsets and experience the life in fast lane.
Operated on Android OS, the new addition to the Ninja series is a phone that does comes at an affordable price range and offers multiple features that we hardly get in such mid-range mobile phones. Also, this new handset comes enabled with dual-SIM, which means users can use 2 GSM+GSM SIMs, one for their personal use and other for their professional contacts.
Compared to Ninja 1 and 2, the A57 Ninja 3.0 has been blessed with more curvy edges and splendid built quality. With dimensions of 116 x 62 x 11.5 mm and possessing 93.8 grams weight, A57 seems to look thin, slender and light weighted cellular device. It comes with 3 touch sensitive button (Back, Home and Settings) placed just below its 3.5 inches TFT touchscreen. The back portion is provided with Micromax badge and below it users can locate the speaker out. Also, its 3MP camera has been integrated at top middle at rear portion.
A volume rocker has been placed at the left side and power button takes down its position on the right. Though looks are pretty enough to attract the on-lookers but does a new age phone is all about design and comfort?
Micromax A57 Ninja 3.0 is powered with 1GHZ processor and integrated with Adreno 200 GPU. This means users can experience high speed multitasking and navigation through the Menu. Also, the gravity sensor available on the phone facilitates the users to play games and rotate the screen as game controller. Available with 512 MB RAM and 256 MB ROM, Ninja 3.0 is a good device to execute various tasks on a phone.
Though it comes with 150MB internal space, users can expand the storage capacity up to 32GB via microSD card. The phone has been provided with 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen, which id tough not protected with any corning gorilla glass. Also, it comes with Li-Ion 1400 mAh rating battery that can last up to 145 hours and offer talk time up to 4 hours.
With Micromax A57 Ninja 3.0 experience blazing fast application performance and enjoy seamless multitasking. For those, who have a heart for games, with A57 Ninja 3.0 at your hand, you are sure to have an immersive gaming experience. Integrated with 1GHZ processor, the device is best known for producing realistic graphics. The phone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, which is quite amazing. Samsung Galaxy Duos B5512 came with the same processor but at higher price but A57 Ninja 3.0 offers the same camera quality, processor speed and OS at a lower price.
Some other features that make this phone a must have in your list are:
- Includes GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
- Available with Proximity and Gravity sensors
- Does support 3.5mm ear jack and USB V2.0
- Comes integrated with hookup, m!zone, m!store and Facebook apps
With Micromax A57 Ninja 3.0 Review, it is clearly understood that it is a replacement of the Micromax A50 model. Though it is far better than A50 and A56 but still there are certain things that might hamper its marketability. But with features matching the Samsung Duos and price that suits the pocket of midrange consumers, A57 Ninja 3.0 is a great phone to carry. The Micromax A57 Ninja 3.0 Price in India is around INR 4,799.
Opearing FrequencyGSM 900 / 1800 / WCDMA 2100 MHz | GSM 900 / 1800 MHzDual SimYes, Dual SIM, Dual Standby3GYes, HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Dimensions116x62x11.5 MMWeight95 GForm FactorTouch Bar
Color3.5 inches (8.9 cms), HVGA TFT Capacitive Multi-Touchscreen, 262K ColorsSizeMicromax A57 Ninja 3 has a display size of 320 x 480 pxTouch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen
Mega PixelYes, 3.0 Mega Pixels, CMOS CameraResolution2048 x 1536 PixelsZoomYes, 4x Digital ZoomVideoYesVideo RecordingYes
Audio & Video
SpeakerYesAudio jackYesRadio/ FMYes, FM RadioVideo PlayerYes, Video Formats : MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
OS/ VersionAndroid OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)CPU/ ProcessorYes, 1 GHz ProcessorBrowserYes, WAP 2.0 and Google BrowserJavaYes, via Java MIDP emulatorGPSYesMessagingYesInternal MemoryYes, Internal Memory : 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAMExpendable MemoryYes, Up to 32 GBSNSFacebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc.
BluetoothYes, v2.1 with A2DPWifiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/nUSBYes, USB 2.0GPRSYes, Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbpsEDGEYes, Class 12
Type/ Model1400 mAHStandby TimeUp to 145 hoursTalk TimeUp to 4.5 hours
SMSYes, Threaded ViewMMSYesYes