Micromax has launched Octa Core Soc powered by Canvas Xpress 2 in India priced at Rs.5,999. This budget Dual sim Android smartphone will available exclusive on Flipkart via flash sale. The registration for the sale is already started and the first flash sale will happen on 4th August at 2PM IST.
With Canvas Xpress 2, Micromax has bundled free mobile data on Vodafone. The consumers of this smartphone will get upto 500MB free 3G for the first 2 months. Micromax is promoting this device as Most Affordable ‘Octa Core Smartphone’.
The Micromax Xpress 2 features 5 inch IPS display with 720×1280(720p) HD resolution and 294 ppi pixel density. The screen has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Canvas Xpress 2 has 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor with 1GB of RAM. The device comes with 8GB of internal storage and support for microSD card upto 32GB. The Xpress 2 smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. Micromax has promised Android Lollipop update in the coming days. The connectivity feature includes dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 houses 13MP autofocus rear camera with OV sensor, 5P Largan Lens, Blue Glass filter, and dual-LED flash. There is also a 2MP front facing camera onboard for selfie lovers and video calling. This Octa Core Soc powered smartphone has 2500mAh battery which according company, delivers up to 9 hours of talk time and up to 393 hours of standby time. Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Dual sim smartphone also features a Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo DAC chip for enhanced speaker output.
The first Gen Micromax Xpress launched back in 2014 december with 4.5-inch FWVGA display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and expandable memory. It had 5-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, 1,950mAh battery, and ran on Android KitKat. It was priced at Rs.5,999. The new Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 has seen upgrades over all the segments except Software. It surprising and painful to know that, there is no Android Lollipop Out of the box.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Specification
- Dual sim with Dual standby.
- Android 4.4.2 Kitkat.
- 5 inch IPS display with 720p HD resolution and 294 ppi pixel density.
- 8GB of internal storage and support for microSD card upto 32GB.
- 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor with 1GB of RAM.
- 3G support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
- 2500mAh battery.
- 13MP primary camera and 2MP secondary camera.