Micromax launched Canvas Xpress 2, which is the cheapest octa core smartphone in India. The smartphone is powered by 1.4GHz Octa core MediaTek MT6592M SoC boosted with Mali 450 GPU. It has 5-inch HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 1280×720 pixels.
The Xpress 2 sports 13MP rear camera with dual tone LED Flash and 2MP front camera. It has 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB. It is currently running on Android 4.4 KitKat but will soon get Lollipop 5.0 upgrade. It is dual SIM smartphone and supports 3G connectivity. It includes Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo DAC for an enhanced audio output.
Commenting on the launch, Shubhajit Sen, CMO, Micromax Informatics Ltd. said,
India has over 100 Mn youth population in the age group of 18-25 years who are spending 55% of their time multi-tasking across applications. Catering to this need of the mass Indian youth, we are today proud to announce the launch of Micromax Canvas Xpress 2- the most affordable Octa Core smartphone in the market. This move will further consolidate our position as the clear market leader in the sub INR 7,500 category. We will continue to disrupt the market with similar innovations in collaboration with strategic partners like Flipkart; to keep achieving our mission of democratizing technology for the masses
Amitesh Jha, VP – Retail, Flipkart said,
Micromax is known for revolutionizing the Indian smartphone landscape with their innovative and affordable products. We are happy to launch Micromax’s latest – Canvas Xpress 2 as a Flipkart exclusive. Offering a new smartphone packed with exciting features and a powerful processor to our shoppers, we are confident that this product will resonate with our young customers.
The Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 E313 will be available in Black finish with Gold RIM for Rs. 5,999. It offers 500MB of free 3G data per month for 2 months for Vodafone customers. Registrations starts for today on Flipkart and first flash sale starts on 4th August. Check out the hands on video of Micromax Canvas Xpress 2
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 E313 specifications are
Processor: 1.4GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592M
GPU: Mali 450
Display: 5-inch HD IPS with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 1280×720 pixels
Memory: 8GB internal, expandable up to 32GB with microSD
Camera: Rear 13MP with dual LED Flash, 1/3.06-inch OmniVision OV13850 sensor, Largan 5P lens/ Front 2MP with OmniVision OV2680 sensor
OS: Android 4.4 KitKat, upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop
Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS