2017 has been a year of many partnerships in the telecom industry. These partnerships brought out feature phones which are completely budget-friendly and come with very interesting specifications.
By the end of the year, feature phones are now becoming a hit among users. A hit wave of feature phones has taken up the country by surprise since few companies manufacture these devices.
Reliance Jio started the trend of feature phones by launching its JioPhone, followed by other telecom biggies like Airtel partnered with Intex, Vodafone partnered with Itel, and Micromax launched its own feature phone, Micromax Bharat 1.
Here is a short comparison of Micromax Bharat 1, Itel A20 and JioPhone, the best budget feature phones of 2017:
In terms of Display:
Micromax Bharat 1: The Micromax Bharat 1 sports a screen of 2.40 inches with an alphanumeric keypad. The display resolution of the phone is 240X320 pixels.
Itel A20: This feature phone possesses a touchscreen display of screen size 4.0 inches with a display resolution of 480X800 pixels.
JioPhone: Reliance JioPhone sports a 2.40 inches screen with an alphanumeric keypad and a resolution of 240X320 pixels.
In terms of Camera:
Micromax Bharat 1: The Micromax Bharat 1 features a 2.4-megapixel rear camera with a 0.3-megapixel front camera.
Itel A20: The Itel A20 features a 2-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel front camera.
JioPhone: The JioPhone comes with a 2-megapixel rear and 0.3-megapixel front camera.
In terms of Storage:
Micromax Bharat 1: Micromax Bharat 1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 processor, with 512 MB RAM and internal storage of 4 GB which can be expandable up to 128 GB with a micro-SD card.
Itel A20: Itel A20 is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage.
JioPhone: The JioPhone has a RAM of 512 MB with an internal storage of 4 GB which can be expandable up to 128 GB using a micro-SD card. The phone is powered by SPRD 9820A/QC8905 along with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
Micromax Bharat 1: The feature phone operates on an Android base and has connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, along with 2 SIM card slots.
Itel A20: The itel A20 runs on Android 7.0 with connectivity access like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and 4G support, along with 2 SIM card slots.
JioPhone: The JioPhone runs on KAI Operating System with connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Headphones and Fm. This device supports only 1 SIM card.