Micromax has launched the company’s latest 4G VoLTE smartphone in the Canvas series – Micromax Canvas 5 Lite at a price tag of Rs. 6,499. It comes in Slate Grey & Brown colours and available exclusively on Snapdeal. it has leather-like back cover and a metal frame for a premium look. The smartphone is an affordable version of the Micromax Canvas 5 while there is special edition of Micromax Canvas 5 Lite too. The special edition comes with 3GB RAM and has wooden finish at the back, other specifications remains the same as of Micromax Canvas 5 Lite. At such a price tag, it will compete with Intex Aqua Secure, Lenovo A6600 and few more.
Commenting on the launch, Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax Informatics said:
“Micromax has been relentless in its pursuit of launching Smartphones that combine superior performance with contemporary styling at accessible prices. The launch of the Canvas 5 lite is the latest milestone in our resolve to offer the best products at competitive price points.
The rapid Smartphone category evolution is constantly reshaping the preference of young urban consumers. They now expect top-of-line performance, 4G connectivity along with premium, modern styling in the budget Smartphone segment. We developed Canvas 5 Lite as a no compromise, All-in-one phone – for the festive season.”
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.0GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor which is paired with Mali-T720 GPU & 2GB DDR3 RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and it has 16GB in-bullt memory which can be expanded further via microSD card.
On the photography front, Micromax Canvas 5 Lite features 8MP rear-camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
The Micromax Canvas 5 Lite has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
The Micromax Canvas 5 Lite packs 2000mAh battery and according to company claims it delivers up to 150 hours of standby time & 4.5 hours of talk time.