Full Review of Micromax Ninja A27 Bolt : Advantages and Disadvantages


Micromax has launched so many of Android handsets that counting and including every name became difficult, and increasing this problem Micromax has launched the brand new A27 or fully is named as Micromax Bolt A27. This Indian handset manufacturer has made the Android revolution in India and made available decent phones at lower costs. And here is another Micromax Bolt available at Rs. 3499 only. Most of peoples think low cost phone will give poor performance, but his case does not applies here at least. This the decent device with 1GHz Processor and got Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS.
Today we will introduce the new Micromax’s Ninja family member Bolt A27 and tell about every aspects of the device.

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Key Points

  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM).
  • 0.3 MP Primary Camera.
  • 3.5-inch TFT LCD Touchscreen.
  • Android v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) OS.
  • 1 GHz Processor.
  • 256MB RAM.
  • 512MB ROM.
  • Priced at Rs. 3,499.


  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM).
  • 3.5-inch TFT LCD Touchscreen.
  • Android v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) OS.
  • 1 GHz Processor.
  • Low Price.


  • Lower amount of Ram i.e., 256MB RAM.
  • No 3G support.
  • VGA quality rear camera, it is kind of low as it should be up to 2MP.
  • Supports 480p video only.

Build And Quality

A27 has been build and designed very nicely. It has got good design and made in such a way that it seems to be in Ninja series. The whole body is made up of plastic and the back panel has dots pattern printed on whole to ensure the grip of user.

Micromax A27 Ninja Review The design is good and the silver strip is noticeable when seeing from side which makes the device more premium. The front panel contains the 3.5-inch capacitive screen and the capacitive touch keys which have default Android functionality and are- Tabs, Home, return and search. There is no front camera allowed in A27.
On left you will find the Volume Rocker and on top there are Audio jacks and microUSB ports. Back panel is very nice in A27 which presents velvet touch along with dot patterned projection which keeps the grip of user; back panel consists of a VGA camera and Speaker grill located side by side and brand name printed at lower side.


Ninja A27 contains TFT LCD screen of 3.5 Inches with the HVGA resolution of 320 x 480 Pixels. The display is capacitive and the touch is sensitive. The color combination and Density has been maintained to 65k and the brightness is also good with right amount of saturation, etc.
In sunlight you may feel problem as it is HVGA display, and you need to set your handset at higher brightness to see the stuffs inside the display.


Camera is average as it is VGA so you cannot expect more with it. But you will allowed all the Android 2.3 default camera options and features. Micromax has got the Multi-shot Mode, Zoom – 8x and White Balance Mode to enhance the camera.
The still shots with this camera is average and obviously the Video Recording will also be at VGA mode at 10 fps and with 640 x 480 resolution. In Low light condition the camera is very bad due to absence of LED Flash in it.

Micromax A27 Ninja Review


Talking about the hardware of A27 it has the 1GHz Single core processor and 256MB RAM is which is enough to carry on the usual task and gives the video support up to 480p. You have 512MB ROM inbuilt in it and the 160MB user memory. Your memory requirement can be fulfilled by the expansion slot of microSD maximum up to 16GB.


Low ROM and No 3G

Performance of A27 is good as keeping the price in mind. You can do all the casual works and run almost usual apps which is of utilities or players or games. Since the games performance is alright if you paly casual games like angry birds or other similar.
But with the lower ROM availability it cannot have large number apps installed. Browsing through the internet was average due to absence of 3G and lil bit lags while zooming in pages.


A27 has the 1400 mAh battery which gives the 4Hours of talk time and 260 hours of Standby time. While the battery backup time will decrease on watching videos or playing games.

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The connectivity option available in this Bolt is not so many but reasonable at such lower price. You have the Dual SI configuration with 2G networks on both SIMs. GPRS support is available on both SIMs while you got the Wi-Fi support with the USB Connectivity of micro USB, v2.
A27 bring you lot more option like Tethering support of USB, Wi-Fi Hotspot along with the Bluetooth v2.1 with Supported Profiles of HSP.
Micromax A27 Ninja

OS and UI

A27 got the Android 2.3 Gingerbread installed by the company. You will get the decent perfromce and fast operation on whole UI, while there will not be any official ROM upgrade to advance or new versions.
Micromax has added some of the custom live wallpapers and gave you some of the company apps which requires data usage. The dialer and keyboard is of average quality, since you can replace them after wards with other custom keyboards or dialers.


The Multimedia support of Bolt is not very large but is enough to play common formats. A27 support for 480p videos while 720p lags in any player you install. The video support is limited to 3GP, MP4 while audio support is up to MIDI, MP3 only. Installing other player from store will increase the media support.


Micromax A27 Ninja is quite decent phone which is available at 3.5k. The handset is alright or best suited for the price. Since the performance decreases on lower price, but it A27 contains more features and presents good performance according to which it is priced.
If you have low budget and wanted Android phone then it is for you.
Thank you, for reading our Review on Micromax Ninja A27 Bolt, if you are any question right to us or comments us from the section given below.

  • vicky

    mast phone hain brooo amaging …………………………….nice

  • Mayur Dhudasia

    you have cleared me more about ninja phone. specially about its not supported 3G.
    You saved my money before purhcasing it.
    i will find another micromax hotspot phone.
    thank you,
    mayur dhudasia

  • joy

    micromax a27 me temple run game support krti he ????

    • TechnoDify

      Ya! You can run Temple Run Game.But the performance will be poor. It will hang, due to low RAM.

  • Piyush

    What games can run on this great piece!

  • shasha

    shell i buy this mobile.. what are the drawback in this mobile

  • varun

    Micromax a21 mein jo 4 buttons hai usme light kaise chalti hai

    • sanjay

      there is no specified light for those buttons

  • deep

    micromax a 27 ke jo 4front button ha us ki light kase jalti ha

  • rahul

    how to update os in this mobile

    • TechnoDify

      To Update OS on any Android Smartphone, firstly you have to root it and then install the compatible ROM. Or You can simply wait for official OS Update from Micromax to start rolling out. But there is no report, that this device will be updated with any official OS Upgrades.

  • jith

    how to switch on the light of the 4 buttons below the display????

  • rohit

    how to unlock the the phone when phone get lock because of too many patterns are used to


    • TechnoDify

      It will ask you to reset the pattern and after that when you will click on that then it will say Login in your Gmail account. Don’t worry it will not require any Internet connection, just write the email ID and password which you had used with the device and it will reset the pattern.

  • deep

    Hi, how to stop music playing on desktop (displaying as a big speaker on desktop)?

  • asd

    is their any other mobile that u can suggest in the same range (rs.3500) to buy?

    • TechnoDify

      Lava Mobiles Iris 349, Byond B51 and Spice Mobiles Smart Flo Mi351

  • atish mondal

    this is a very very good phone

  • Nayan

    Love this micromax a27 temple run 2 works very nice no lags….

  • lucky

    does not support motion sensor games like raging thunder, temple run………………. :/

  • subhashis

    a27 gaming sensor is very bad !plz tell me how can i solve it

  • subhashis

    i am also facing various problems in rooting a27

  • Prem Kr.

    it has pre installed play store but when i am trying to installing through play store , it seems could not be download due to an error (403). pls solve my problems.

  • vijay

    how to download & update tool and driver software….?

  • sanjay

    very bad pone….bad experience with android…taking too much time to load…..buy any phone except micromax….

  • Suraj

    Which is thebest game which can be played on dis phone???
    Plzzz reply

  • shwati

    how can i qaccess whats app on this phone??

    • TechnoDify

      You have to install the WhatsApp from Google Play.

  • Ravindra

    How much time doesthis fone takes to download whatsapp???


    Why is my a27 always showing low on space? what should i do? have tried deleting mails apps etc but still showing the same. Please help



  • Saikiran Yadav

    waste mobile…………..cost is less but wat is the use of it…………….it does not suports so many games………..no motion sensor………and hanging so many times…….

  • shantanu

    how can i upgrade android on micromax a27

  • geet

    Respected sir

    M using only whtsapp in a27 mobile.bt my internet is diconnected again and again.why:?M not using any other thing.plz provide me solution

  • arunaja

    how can i get the internet access in this phone?

  • nilesh

    I have micromax a27 mobile. I am playing online game like teen patti, but promble is a internet connection is continue but game is hanging and data stop so many time. edge e symbol is available but ineternet stop in mobile. then I am open browser then no searching anything its processing only.. then I am doing off internet and on internet then working its.. is there any application for working internet smoothly and no breaking data connection.

  • shiv om pal

    i am looking buy a Android A27 Micromax phone so i think i should be good for me or not kindly suggest me.

  • prahlad

    Is hindi language option is available in micro max A27, If yes then please tell me the procedure to set hindi language on this mobile

  • kiran kimar

    i have micromax a 27 can it support whats up etc

  • reetan

    what is the difference between a27 ninja and a27 bolt can we play temple run 2 on a37 bolt