Micromax launches Canvas 5 with octa-core 1.3GHz MediaTek CPU and 5.2-inch display

November 4th, 2015   decode   Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M Tags:

Canvas 5Well over a couple of years after launching the Canvas 4 smartphone, Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax has launched the device’s successor. Dubbed Canvas 5, the handset carries a price tag of INR 11,999 (around $183) and goes on sale (through both online and offline channels) starting today.

Specs-wise, the device is powered by a MediaTek MTK6753 chipset with octa-core 1.3GHz processor, and sports a 5.2-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display. It comes with 3GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 2,900mAh battery.

In terms of camera, the dual-SIM Canvas 5 features a 13MP rear unit with Samsung 3M2 image sensor and a 5MP front shooter. The phone has metal side frame and sloping edges and the company says its visual thickness is 4.8mm, whatever that means – reportedly, the device measures 148 x 73.60 x 8.30 (mm). Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, as well as Bluetooth.

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On the software front, the device’s camera offers the Picture in Picture feature, allowing you to capture shots with the rear and front camera at the same time. There’s also a Smart Wake feature that lets you launch apps straight from the locked screen with gestures. The handset currently runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, although the company is promising a Marshmallow update sometime in the future.

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