This Micromax Q5C has an attractive looking design and is a CDMA handset with a QWERTY bar messenger design. The social networking and the multi-IM support is sure to make this handset an instant hit with the tech savvy, socially connected generation. The mobile internet with FM radio is sure to keep you entertained during travels.
Design and build quality
The slim design profile of the Micromax Q5C handset enhances its portability and also offers a secure, comfortable grip. The sleek silver finished bezel and the smooth, rounded corners of this bar handset enhance the visual aesthetics of this minimally styled cellphone. The compact QWERTY keypad flaunts a smooth, soft texture that ensures easy text input while the navigation pane has 5 way navigation key with quick access to Facebook with a dedicated button. The 2.2 inch QVGA display screen has 262K colour display and offers sharp contrasts for bright colours and vivid imaging.
With a 2.0 megapixel camera, this Micromax handset offers great ease to click pictures instantly. The 1600x1200 pixel count offers sharp, clear images while the powerful LED flash maintains image quality even in low light conditions. This digital zoom enabled camera also allows you to shoot videos instantly and store the recorded clips on the memory card.
This handset allows external memory support up to 4 GB via microSD card to securely carry your favourite songs, videos and other media files wherever you go. The handset operates on a CDMA network at 800 MHz frequency and has Bluetooth with A2DP feature to instantly connect and share media files with other compatible devices. The USB cable further simplifies data transfer and allows you to transfer, back up and sync media and data files from your PC to handset and vice versa.
The inbuilt music player is designed to play audio files saved in MP3, AMR, WAV and MIDI format with background music playback and offers superb sound clarity for enhanced audio output. Videos files stored in MP4, 3GP and 3G2 format are streamed with ease as the inbuilt video player offers lag-free playback in conjunction with the bright display. The Stereo FM radio offers clear reception of the radio channels and transforms your nifty Micromax handset into a portable radio and is perfect to keep your group entertained while on the move.
The WAP and the preloaded Opera Mini browsers offer quick access to internet and fast data transfer rates ensure lag-free page loading and downloads. This Java enabled handset offers great ease to download a variety of fun games to keep you entertained during long commutes. The Facebook and Twitter integration in this handset offers quick access to the popular networking websites and provides a steady stream of updates thanks to the fast mobile internet. This handset supports MMS and offers a 1000 SMS storage capacity. The handset offers multi-IM support with popular instant messaging forums like Nimbuzz among others.
The 1300 mAh Li-ion battery offers a long standby time of approximately 9 days and up to 5 hours of talk time.