Micromax on Wednesday launched the Canvas 5 smartphone in India. The handset is the successor to the Micromax Canvas 4, which was launched in 2013.
Micromax launched the much awaited Canvas 5 smartphone in India today. The newest flagship from Micromax promises improvements on the Canvas 4 that saw some negativity regarding build quality and camera performance.
The major changes are under the hood in the Canvas 5. The Canvas 5 has a more powerful processor anda bigger battery. It has has more RAM available now. The front and the back camera specs remain same though. With the Canvas 5, Micromax has focused on the design bit as well. The smartphone features thin bezels up front, a metal frame and a leather-like back cover.
Canvas 5 Specifications
|Display||5.2-inch full HD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with 2.5D Curve Touch Panel|
|Processor||1.3 GHz octa-core processor Media Tek MT6753 processor with ARM Cortex-A53|
|ROM||11 GB (Expandable via MicroSD card)|
5 MP front facing camera
13 MP rear facing camera
|Battery||2,900 mAh (Non Removable)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/AGPS, 4G LTE (LTE FDD 850MHz/1800MHz and TDD 2300MHz)|
|Operating System||Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
Pricing and Availibility
The Canvas 5 is priced at Rs. 11,999 and is available starting today. Airtel also has a double data offer going on if you purchase the device from an Airtel showroom, and also a 7-day doorstep service policy from Micromax. At this price point, it will face some competition from smartphones like Motorola Moto G, Meizu M2 Note, OnePlus X to name a few.