Spice Mi-280 dual SIM android phone features, review and price

Spice Mi-280 is another android phone with affordable price tag and running on the Android 2.3 OS with Dual SIM support. The Mi-280 now joins the existing Spice Mi-720, Spice Mi-350 and Spice Mi-350n family.

The Mi-280 comes with awesome feature that you usually find on high end phone, however to maintain the low cost price tag you will find that the camera and screen resolution are not that impressive. But still this is a good buy considering several factors such as dual SIM with 3G support, GPS and android 2.3 OS.

Spice Mi-280 features

Powered by a 650 MHz processor and with 256 MB RAM the Spice Mi-280 is powerful enough to run the Android 2.3 OS (Gingerbread). This handset supports dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with 3G support.

The capacitive touchscreen is of size 2.8 inches with supported resolution of 320 by 240 pixels which is just okay and not so impressive. This handset comes with 2 camera making video calling possible over 3G. There is a 3.2 MP primary camera but without flash support. Another front facing camera is of VGA resolution.

Other features are Wi-Fi with Hotspot, Bluetooth, 3G / EDGE / GPRS, USB, GPS that can be used with Google Maps, video / music player and 3.5 mm audio jack. This handset also comes loaded with important apps like RSS Feed, WordPress, Picasa, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. MicroSD card up to 32 GB is supported.

Spice Mi-280 features and Price in India

Spice Mi-280 dual SIM Android Phone with 3G support

The 1200 mAh battery gives a decent standby time of 144 hours and talktime of up to 189 minutes.

Spice Mi-280 Price in India

Price: Rs. 5,299 | Best Price: Rs. 5,000

Spice Mi-280 Review

For the price this is probably the best phone (if you have no issues with the Spice brand) with Android 2.3, dual SIM / 3G support and with dual cameras for video calling. The only issue is with the 3.2 MP camera which is decent enough but without flash, you need good light for good output.  The screen is of very low resolution but considering other features and the price tag this is still a good buy.

{ 9 Responses }

  1. Rizwan Pasha says

    Kindly let me know the perfect procedure of rooting spice mi 280, and remove unnecessary applications.

  2. Rizwan Pasha says

    Sir, kindly let know some some batteries which will be atleast 1400 mAh, which suits to spice mi 280 mobile.

  3. Meeran says

    I am holding a Spice Mi-280, It is often showing insufficient memory when i try install applications. It has few company installed applications which is eating all the inbuilt memory.
    Pls suggest me how to uninstall the root applications.

    • Gogi Ranagogi says

      I will ignore Mi280 as already outdated, of A50 and A7 if its your budget go for A50 if you can buy A7 it has better resolution, battery life so far looks good. And you feel like holding this phone in your hands, very nice grip.

  4. Purnachandra says

    Hi friends…..

    Plz don't buy this Mi-280 Spice,why because i repaired it twice with in a month.

    I got problems like camera, touch and ringer.

    And 1 more imp thing is Battery is very poor. the battery is coming hardly 3 hours.

    if you want buy then you have to carry charger also.

    Sincere request………… to……… Don't…………. buy………… Spice Mi-280……….


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