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List of Micromax and YU smartphones that are Reliance Jio ready with 4G VoLTE support

If you follow the Indian telecom sector closely, then you must have heard the term “VoLTE” a lot in the past couple of months. VoLTE means Voice over LTE. Now, everyone wants to purchase a smartphone that is VoLTE enabled after Reliance Jio disrupted the telecom sector with their attractive preview offers, where consumers are getting free calling and data until December 31, 2016.

With increasing adoption of 4G LTE technology gaining momentum in India, Micromax Informatics have introduced a series of future ready smartphones that support VoLTE technology. Micromax is India’s largest domestic handset player and they also boast of the largest VoLTE enabled smartphone portfolio amongst the domestic players. The company had started introducing budget smartphones with 4G LTE support since the end of 2015. Check out the list of Micromax and YU smartphones that support VoLTE below, but before that lets find out what does VoLTE mean.

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What is VoLTE?

According to Wikipedia, Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals. It is based on the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network, with specific profiles for control and media planes of voice service on LTE defined by GSMA in PRD IR.92. This approach results in the voice service (control and media planes) being delivered as data flows within the LTE data bearer. This means that there is no dependency on (or ultimately, requirement for) the legacy circuit-switched voice network to be maintained. VoLTE has up to three times more voice and data capacity than 3G UMTS and up to six times more than 2G GSM. Furthermore, it frees up bandwidth because VoLTE’s packets headers are smaller than those of unoptimized VoIP/LTE.

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List of Micromax and YU devices with 4G VoLTE that are Reliance Jio Ready

Canvas Mega 2

Canvas Mega 2 supports 4G VoLTE

The Micromax Canvas Mega 2 features a 6-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display that is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Canvas Mega 2 comes with a 8 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.

The Canvas Mega 2 includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 7,999.

Canvas Sliver 5

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 supports 4G VoLTE

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 features a 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD AMOLED display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which cannot be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. It is 5.1 mm thick end-to-end without any bumps, making it the slimmest smartphone ever, according to Micromax. It weighs only 97 grams which is impressive.

The Canvas Sliver 5 comes with a 8 megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX219 sensor, Blue Glass filter. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The frame of Sliver 5 is made up of aircraft grade aluminium.

On the connectivity front, the Canvas Sliver 5 includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.  The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 17,999.

Canvas Amaze 2

Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 supports 4G VoLTE

The Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Canvas Amaze 2 comes with a 13 megapixel primary rear camera with dual LED flash. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, has a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.

The Canvas Amaze 2 includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 7,499.

Canvas 5 Lite

Micromax Canvas 5 Lite with VoLTE support launched in India for Rs 6499

The Micromax Canvas 5 Lite features a 5.0-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, that is powered by a 1.0 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. It has 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which cannot be expanded because it does not come with a microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box. It is wrapped around by a metal frame and also has a leather-like back cover for a premium look.

The Canvas 5 Lite comes with a 8 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash, OmniVision OV885 sensor. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5670 sensor for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.

The Canvas 5 Lite includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 6,499.

Canvas 6

Micromax Canvas 6 is Reliance Jio ready and supports 4G VoLTE

The Micromax Canvas 6 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display that is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795m) processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box with Around UI on top of it.

The Canvas 6 rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It comes with Dual SIM (micro + nano) support, a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back and the body is made up of metal.

The Canvas 6 comes with 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 13,999.

Canvas Evok

Micromax Canvas Evok with 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 415 SoC launched in India for Rs 8499

The Micromax Canvas Evok features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS 2.5D display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Canvas Evok rocks a 13 megapixel primary rear camera with dual LED flash, 5P Largan lens and 1.12 µm pixel size. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.

The Canvas Evok includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: Rs 8,499.

YUNICORN

YU YUNICORN Display Review

The YU YUNICORN features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with ultra-thin bezels, that has a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and brightness of 450 cd/m2. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor along with Mali T860 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box with YU’s own custom ROM named Android on Steroids (AOS) on top.

The YUNICORN rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and 5P lens. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 4P lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD), comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It features DTS audio for an enhanced audio experience. It also has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button, which can store up to five fingerprints and unlock the device in less than 0.2 seconds. The device’s back is made up of brushed aluminium, which has a 8.5 mm thick metal frame running around the body and weighs 172 grams.

The YUNICORN includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 4,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Price: 13,499.

YUREKA S

YU YUREKA S

The YU YUREKA S features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED laminated display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has a pixel density of 423 PPI. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS out of the box. The latest mid-ranger from YU features Around YU 2.0, which is an upgraded version of its integrated discovery platform.

The YUREKA S rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, OmniVision OV13850 PureCel sensor. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It has a body that is made up of both metal and polycarbonate, that makes it look premium and lightweight as well. It features Wolfson Pure Sound codec and Yamaha amplifier for an enhanced audio experience.

The YUREKA S includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh Li-Po battery under the hood with Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0 support, that promises up to 9 hours of talk time and up to 450 hours of standby time.

Price: 12,999.

YUNIQUE PLUS

YU YUNIQUE PLUS listed on official website

The YU YUNIQUE PLUS features a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS LCD fully laminated display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has a pixel density of 312 PPI. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8916) 410 64-bit processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box but you can flash Cyanogen OS 12.1 (optional), if you choose to.

The YUNIQUE PLUS packs in a 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, that can shoot 1080p Full HD videos. On the front, there is a 2 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture and 83-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It has a polycarbonate body that is 8.3 mm thick and weighs 128 grams.

The YUNIQUE PLUS includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood, that promises up to 7 hours of talk time on 3G, up to 12.5 hours of audio playback, up to 6 hours of video playback and up to 345 hours of standby time.

Price: 6,999.

We really hope this article will help you in purchasing a VoLTE (Reliance Jio) ready smartphone from the house of Micromax and YU Televentures. In case you would like to see a similar list from other brands, do let us know in the comments section below.

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