Micromax Bolt Selfie: Affordable Smartphone for Selfie under 5k

The Indian smartphone market just can’t have enough of new models. The budget and mid-ranged smartphone segments of India is already overflowing with innumerable choices, and here the old dated models just don’t stand a chance of surviving market competition, as a number of brand new models with new capabilities, more attractive design with even more attractive price tags are always coming our way. While few established names are coming in their fully revamped new generation forms, there are several all-new models that are constantly hitting the market spoiling the customers for choices.

In such a cutthroat market, homegrown mobile manufacturing giant Micromax has raged war with the several Chinese companies by launching one after the other budget smartphone models in India. After very recently launching the new Micromax Canvas Evoke smartphone model in the country for just Rs. 8,499, now, the Indian mobile maker has gone ahead launching two new low cost smartphone models, named as the Micromax Bolt Selfie and the Canvas Selfie 4.

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The latest pair of budget smartphone models from the house of Micromax Infomatics, which is India’s largest mobile phone manufacturer and the 10th largest mobile maker in the world are aimed at the selfie lovers as their names suggest. Micromax has launched the Bolt Selfie and Canvas Selfie 4 smartphones in the Indian mobile marker especially for selfie enthusiasts, who wish to have phones that will let them take good shareable selfies without spending much.

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Both the new Micromax Bolt Selfie and the Canvas Selfie 4 are really affordable and attractive choices. Micromax got big success with the Canvas Selfie range, and now with the Bolt Selfie the company is extending the successful Selfie range to the Bolt users as well, while also further expanding the range with the latest Canvas Selfie 4, along with a host of new capabilities and conveniences.

While speaking during the launch of the new smartphone duo, Micromax Infomatics’ chief marketing officer, Shubhajit Sen said that selfies are currently the most widely clicked type of photos on a smartphone. More than a million selfies are taken each day and out of these the majority – 48 percent get shared on only Facebook. Smartphones are becoming the first device that people choose to capture many precious moments with their family and friends. Thus, in the latest smartphones one of the must have feature is a top class camera. Keeping this in mind, Micromax has designed two new smartphone models that are meant to deliver fantastic photos, while also offering the users very helpful beauty editing tools to make their selfies glamorous all the time.

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Out of the two, the new Micromax Canvas Selfie 4 is targeted at the new age generation who wish to present themselves in the best way possible irrespective of their offline and online presence. This new smartphone’s primary draw point is its ‘Tap Sensor’ which comes at the rear of a smartphone for the very first time. This rear tap sensor allows the users to easily take a snap, swap front and rear cameras depending on requirements, all with a single tap of a figure which will allow easy single hand picture taking experience. With a double tap, this sensor can also help answering a call and is meant to make smartphone usage greatly convenient on the whole. The Canvas Selfie 4 gets a 5-inch display, 8 MP front and rear cameras, runs on latest Android Marshmallow OS and will be available in the stores by May end.

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Now, we are going take a closer look at the Micromax Bolt Selfie to check what all the smartphone has on offer for the customer:

To begin with the new Micromax Bolt Selfie, as the company says is aimed at the young smartphone users of the country, and has been especially designed for the women users who hail from the lesser prominent parts of India and have limited smartphone options as well as shopping avenue options. The Bolt Selfie is thus designed in such a way so that it can cater to the requirements of the very price conscious users who wish to enjoy a perfect selfie experience at the same time.

The Micromax Bolt Selfie thus comes with everything to offer an exciting selfie experience on the whole while being very light on the pocket as well. So, this low cost smartphone model is apt for the selfie, smartphone buyers with very strict budget and also the first time smartphone buyers at the same time.


The new Micromax Bolt Selfie has been designed to offer perfect selfies. It comes with a 5 MP front facing camera, and also a 5 MP rear camera. With smartphone offers a good choice of camera features such as Face and Beauty Mode, Gesture Capture, etc which lets the Bolt Selfie offer seamless picture clicking experience while also allowing the users edit the images for picture perfect selfies to be shared and cherished.

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Display & Design

The Bolt Selfie features a 4.5 inch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The smartphone comes with a neat and smart look and has a sleek appeal as well. It is available in two body color choices of White and Champagne.

Technical Specs & connectivity

The Micromax Bolt Selfie gets equipped with a quad core MediaTek MT6735 chipset that is clocked at the speed of 1GHz. The processor gets the support of 1 GB of RAM. It runs on the Android 5.1 OS.

The smartphone offers 8 GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable to up to 32 GB through microSD card. It draws its juice from a 1750 mAh battery pack.

The Bolt Selfie is a dual SIM smartphone which offers all latest standard connectivity options including 4G 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM.

Price & Availability

The Price of the Micromax Bolt Selfie is just at Rs. 4,999 and is available exclusively on Flipkart.


The new Micromax Bolt Selfie is a perfect low-cost selfie camera that offers the conveniences of a 4.5-inch display and handy camera features to click away as many selfies as one can wish for.

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