Micromax has announced the launch of the newest Canvas Hue Android smartphone in India which continues the foray into the low-end segment of the market. Micromax says the new device is ‘designed for the astute new age consumer‘, featuring a 5-inch AMOLED HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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The smartphone gets launched at a price of 10,999 Rs, which puts it in direct competition with Lenovo’s newest 4G smartphone, with the Micromax Yu Yureka, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and others. Let’s have a look at the main tech specs and features of the handset:

  • 5-inch AMOLED HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, (1280×720 pixels) screen resolution with a color depth of 16.7 million
  • 1.3 GHz quad core processor
  • Android KitKat 4.4.2, upgradable to Android Lollipop 5.0
  • 8MP AF rear camera with Sony Sensor; 2MP FF front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 1GB RAM; 8GB ROM, expandable memory of up to 32GB
  • 3000 mAh battery,

The smartphone will come with pre-loaded apps like M!live, Swiftkey, Amazon, Hike, Dr. Safety, Opera, MAd, Truecaller, Saavn, Clean Master as well as other trending apps and a bunch of pre-loaded games.

micromax canvas hue indiaMr. Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer of Micromax said, shared his input:

At Micromax, customer centricity has always been at the core of developing products. With an AMOLED HD screen, users are guaranteed of a life-like viewing experience through more vivid colors and a crystal clear display. The Canvas Hue is a perfect blend of premium design, seamless efficiency and superior technology that supports the needs of the ever evolving consumers.

With the launch of the Canvas Hue, we have again looked at addressing one of the most important needs of the Indian consumers, which is of an extended battery life. We will continue to enrich the consumer experience by delivering state-of-the-art products & services, reinforcing our commitment to raise the bar of affordable innovation in the country.

Micromax also informs that the new Canvas Hue smartphone comes with a super power saving mode promising ‘continuous connectivity on the marathon battery‘. Actually, the company says that this software trick brings one month of battery backup, but it does mention that Talk and Standby times are affected by network preferences, type of SIM cards, connected accessories and the individual using it, of course.

Available in white and gold color, the smartphone goes on sale in online and offline stores starting 16th January 2015 at the before-mentioned price of 10, 999 rupees. Micromax has also recently launched the Canvas Selfie smartphone which packs a 13MP front camera.

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