Micromax has launched 2017 version of its most popular device Canvas 2 in India called Unbreakable Canvas 2 2017. Priced at Rs. 11,999, it is being touted as the most affordable Smartphone to be layered with Corning Gorilla glass 5. It will be available in offline stores in black color and comes bundled with one year of free 4G data (1GB per day) and unlimited free calling (600 minutes per month) to any mobile network for Airtel users. The Smartphone also comes with one-year screen replacement warranty.
Micromax Canvas 2 2017 has a 5 inch HD display with a screen resolution of 720*1280 pixels and powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad core Mediatek 6737 processor clubbed with 3GB RAM. It holds 16GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB by inserting a Micro SD card.
The camera segment is handled by a 13 Megapixel primary camera with LED flash, auto focus, 5P lens and number of camera effects like HDR, Panorama and Bokeh effect. Up front is a 5MP front facing camera for Selfies. The device runs on Android Nougat 7.0 on its first boot and backed by a 3050mah battery which claims to last up to 11 hours.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm jack, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM radio.
Commenting on the launch, Rahul Sharma, co-founder at Micromax Informatics said, “Over the last few months, as the Indian handset and telecom industry has undergone dynamic shift, the focus of consumers is shifting from just the hardware, to overall connected experience. Therefore, to address the consumer needs, we are happy to partner with Airtel to offer a full year of unlimited calls and 4G data with the new Canvas 2, which will help drive large scale adoption throughout the country. Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make Canvas 2, the first smartphone to offer Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in its price segment. We expect Canvas 2 to yet again set a bench mark and revolutionize the overall smartphone adoption.”