The Indian market has suddenly been crowded with Android 4.4 KitKat smartphones and the newly launched Maxx AXD21 MSD7 Smarty will be up against one of the cheapest KitKat-based smartphones, the Celkon Campus A35K, priced at Rs. 2,999.
The Maxx AXD21 MSD7 Smarty is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device and unlike its predecessors, runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. It sports a 4-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) capacitive touchscreen, and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core MediaTek (MT6572M) processor clubbed alongside 512MB of RAM.
It sports a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while it also houses a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone includes 4GB of ROM and also comes with 16GB storage (microSD), available out-of-the-box. The storage can be further expanded to 32GB via microSD card.
The smartphone is available in Black and White colour variants only. The smartphone measures 125.3x63.8x10.1mm and weighs 109.3 grams. The Maxx AXD21 MSD7 Smarty packs a 1450mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 4 hours of talk time and up to 150 hours of standby time. The smartphone comes with GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro-USB connectivity options.
Commenting on the new launch, Ajjay Agarwal, Chairman and Managing Director of Maxx Mobile said, "We are delighted to announce AXD21, which is a combination of great features, best quality and attractive pricing. The phone is aimed at fulfilling the 'value for money' mindset of the Indian consumer and is all set to become one of the most affordable KitKat handsets. It comes with all features of the latest Kit Kat Android operating system, providing a rich consumer experience. We are glad to partner with Snapdeal and make our new offering easily available to our customers."