Indian smartphone brand, Micromax is slowly making a comeback to the market again. After launching the flagship Micromax Dual 5 last month, the company has announced a new smartphone in India, which is the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Q4310 at Rs. 11,999.
The name of the smartphone is similar to the one released five years ago. In 2012, the Canvas 2 was the first phone in the Canvas series, which was marked as one its best selling device till date. The Canvas 2 Q4310 is exclusive to offline market, and it comes with mid-range specifications.
The 2017 Canvas 2 comes with a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The display of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 making and Micromax will also replace a shattered screen for one year (only for one time though).
At the heart of the phone is a MediaTek MT6737 SoC with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU. The chipset has support for 3GB of RAM for taking care of system operations and 64GB of internal storage for storing the stuff.
It also has a microSD card slot for storage expansion, but it’s a hybrid setup, which means you can either use a microSD card or secondary SIM card.
The new Canvas 2 Q4310 has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. Another highlight of the phone is it comes with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed. And Micromax also promises software updates.
The device has connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and micro USB port. There’s a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button of the phone.
Micromax Canvas 2 Q4310 Specifications
- Display: 5-inch HD screen with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Software: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Chipset: Quad-core 1.3GHz mobile processor
- Memory: 3GB of RAM, 16GB ROM, and up to 64GB expandable storage
- Rear Camera: 13-megapixel with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5-megapixel
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
- Security: Fingerprint sensor
- Battery: 3050 mAh
Micromax has added a 3050mAh battery to the device that can stand for one complete day on a single charge, but it needs to be tested.
Aforementioned, the Canvas 2 (2017) is an offline-exclusive device and will be sold across all the offline channels in the country starting today.
Another attractive offer with the phone is it comes bundled with a free Airtel 4G SIM card. After purchasing the device, every user will get 1 GB 4G data per day along with 400 minutes voice calls to any network per day for one year.
So, you can enjoy free Airtel services for a full year at zero charges if you purchase the Micromax Canvas 2.