Micromax, the Indian mobile phone manufacturer, has launched its new smartphone in the Indian market — Micromax Canvas 2 Plus. The smartphone, priced at Rs. 8,999 (approximately $131), seems like an upgraded model of the Canvas 2 (2018) that was announced earlier this year.
The phone features a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, and 450 nits brightness. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor but the company has not yet revealed the specific chipset used in the device.
The smartphone packs 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, along with a microSD card slot which enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity. Coming to the camera specs, the device 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.12um pixel size, 80-degree FOV, LED flash and an 8MP front-facing snapper for taking selfies and video calling.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. There’s a fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone as well as support for Face Unlock feature for added security. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box, the smartphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery.
The Micromax Canvas 2 Plus is available in two color options — Matte Black and Jet Black colors. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 8,999, which roughly converts to $131 and is now available for purchase through offline retailers across the country.
Further, the company has also listed Canvas 2 (2018) on the official website with similar specifications, but with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage which is also expected to be available soon.