Micromax has launched its new budget Smartphone Canvas Xpress 2 to compete against Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto E (2nd GEN) etc. The device is priced at Rs. 5999 and it is company’s most affordable Octa core offering till date. The new Smartphone will be exclusively sold on Flipkart via flash sale starting 4th August 2015 at 2PM. The registration for the first flash sale begins today at 6PM and will end midnight on 3rd August.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2, the successor of last year Canvas Xpress sports a 5 inch HD IPS (720×1280 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Powering the device is a 1.4 GHz Mediatek MT6592M processor coupled with 1GB RAM and Mali 450 GPU.
On memory front, a user gets 8GB on in-built storage with an option to expand it up to 32GB via Micro SD card. The Smartphone runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat which is upgradable to Lollipop 5.0 later.
The USP of canvas Xpress 2 is its 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash, Largan 5P lens, 1/3.06 inch Omni vision OV 13850 sensor. There is also a 2MP front snapper for clicking Selfies.
For connectivity, it supports dual Sim slots, 3G HSPA+, bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. 3.5 audio jack, FM radio and GPS. The device also comes with some pre-loaded apps like Chaatz, clean master, Hotstar, housing, news hunt, Quikr and many more.
The Canvas Xpress 2 is supported by a 2500amh battery which is rated to deliver talktime of up to 9.5 hours and standby time up to 393 hours on a single charge.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Shubhajit Sen, CMO, Micromax Informatics Ltd. said, “We are today proud to announce the launch of Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 – the most affordable Octa-core Smartphone in the market. This move will further consolidate our position as the clear market leader in the sub Rs. 7,500 category. We will continue to disrupt the market with similar innovations in collaboration with strategic partners like Flipkart; to keep achieving our mission of democratizing technology for the masses.”
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