Micromax is the Indian company famous for providing the latest technology in the hands of the common man at the affordable prices. Though there are quite a few brands such as Spice, Celkon and Karbonn which provide quite affordable smartphones, Micromax holds an edge over them for its devices and the branding.

It has released many successful products recently to stronghold their position in the handset market. Their recent product Canvas 4 was not that successful and in lieu of that they are launching, the rumored Canvas 5 which is supposed to be the game changer and a stiff competitor for the top devices out there.   


Micromax Canvas 5 is supposed to receive an Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 chip. It would be the one of the fastest processor around. It would be accompanied by the latest Android 4.3 jelly bean. It will have 4 GB Ram and 32 GB internal memory which can of course be expanded up to 64GB.

It would have a GPU PowerVR SGX544MP clocked at 357 MHz which would be more than sufficient to play all the HD videos and latest games.


Canvas 5 would come with a 13 mp rear camera with a LED Flash and 5 mp front camera for the video calling. It also has Sensors: Barometer, Proximity, gyro sensors, accelerometer, RGB light, Gesture, IR Sensor.


This handset will come with a 5” AMOLED screen with the pixel density of 441pi which will give the one of the finest and sharp images. 1920x 1080 display will further provide an additional reason to buy it for the HD fans. This screen is supposed to be the corning glass and it will be a waterproof, dust resistant and Scratch resistant screen which adds another reason for it to be a must buy for the geeks with a limited budget.


It comes with the dual SIM feature which is almost present in all of the smartphones of Micromax (GSM+GSM) . It also has the latest 4G connectivity option and also obviously 3G is also provided. It comes with Latest NFC technology ,WIFI 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS .

Additional Features

Micromax has came up with some of the innovative features like Blow to unlock the screen, Smart pause i.e. while playing videos when you look away from the screen the video will be paused. Most of the features resembling Galaxy S4’s though. Micromax has also provided 3000mAh Battery which will be providing atleat 6hrs while on 3G and a better and longer battery life.

This handset will be released in Q4 , having a price range(expected) 15k-20k. It is a must have for all the smartphones enthusiasts who want a bang for their buck and all the latest features in their pocket.


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