Micromax has announced the highly anticipated Canvas 4 in India . Canvas 4 A210 is the much-awaited flagship of the Indian smartphone maker company. The latest version of its Canvas flagship phone – Canvas 4 has been priced at Rs 17,999 ($295).
The Canvas 4 (aka A210) has a 5.0-inch, 1280 x 720 ‘TRU-HD’ IPS panel, a MediaTek MT6589 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, dual SIM, dual standby functionality, expandable memory up to 32 GB, flip cover option, 2,000mAh battery and Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean.
It’s pretty similar to its predecessor Canvas HD on the hardware side, packing an identical 5-inch 720p IPS LCD display (under a Gorilla Glass panel), MediaTek MT6589 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 2,000mAh battery. Improvements over the HD is 16GB of internal storage (expandable to 32GB), 13-megapixel main camera with Sony sensor and 5-megapixel front-facing shooter and also in terms of design and software features. The shell of the device has been made using plastic and an aluminium frame.
Canvas 4 offers unique features like ‘blow to unlock’ the phone, just blow a kiss to your phone to unlock it. The phone also offers some smart features like a pop-up play like video player allowing users to simultaneously view videos while doing other tasks, video pinning to pin videos on the homescreen and look away to pause video and resumes play when the user looks back at the screen. Micromax says that touchscreen is optimised for use even while wearing gloves.
Canvas 4 was at full buzz around the web before the launch and was even up for pre-order without announcing the full price. Micromax revealed that 11,500 units of Canvas 4 have been pre-booked in less than a week.
Canvas 4 is available in “Pristine White” and “Smoky Grey” colors, priced at INR 17,999 ($295) with a free aluminum flip cover apparently worth Rs 2,999 (about $49). The phone will be on sale this weekend in India.
Micromax Canvas 4 key specifications
- 5.0-inch HD (720×1280), ‘TRU-HD’ IPS display
- Weight 158 g
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB
- 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera
- Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean
- 2,000mAH battery