Micromax has launched two more phablets in its Micromax Canvas portfolio named Canvas Mega (E353) and Canvas Mega 4G (Q417) priced respectively at Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 10,999. while the Micromax Canvas Mega (E353) is now available in markets, there has been no dates revealed as to when Canvas Mega 4G (Q417) would be up for grabs. The target customers for both these smartphones are the young people.
Micromax Canvas Mega (E353)
This smartphone operates Android 5.1 Lollipop OTB. It features a 5.5″ HD (720 x 1280 pixel resolution) IPS display with a protective shield of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor coupled with 1GB RAM. It supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM). The phablet offers an inbuilt storage of 8GB which could be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The 13-megapixel primary AF camera includes LED flash, while the secondary 5-megapixel front-facing camera is great for voice calling. For connectivity, the Canvas Mega has options including 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth. With a 2820mAh battery within its body, the phone as per company claims delivers 10 hours of talk time and up to 600 hours of standby time. Its dimensions are 154 x 78.7 x 8.9mm and color options are restricted to just black. It even houses sensors like ambient light sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
Micromax Canvas Mega 4G (Q417)
The Micromax Canvas Mega 4G (Q417) also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and supports dual-SIM. It features a 5.5″ HD (720 x 1280 pixel resolution) IPS display. As named, the device supports 4G data connections and is compatible with Indian LTE bands. Powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocked at 1.3GHz and 3GB RAM, the Canvas Mega 4G offers 16GB of built-in storage expandable up to 32GB using microSD card. The camera specs are pretty similar to Canvas Mega. The battery inside this phone is rated 2500mAh. The connectivity options this phone offers include 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and A-GPS.
Micromax has made it pretty clear that they would be venturing into the phablet market more aggressively in the coming months.