Micromax has upped the ante in the budget segment with a new handset called Canvas Xpress 2. Obviously this is the successor of the Canvas Xpress which was launched December last for Rs 6,999 and is currently retailing for around Rs 6,500. It will be available exclusively on Flipkart. Registration for the phone starts today itself and the first flash sale will be held on August 4 at 2 PM.
Priced at Rs 5,999, the new Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 offers a 1.4 GHz octa core processor and 1 GB RAM which is expected to run this Android 4.4 KitKat based phone smoothly. As per the company, the phone is upgradable to Android Lollipop as well. For storage there is 8 GB of built in storage and it has an expandable storage slot as well.
The Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 has a 5 inch touchscreen which boasts high definition resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as well. The phone has a 13 megapixel auto focus rear camera with Largan 5P lens. For selfies, the Xpress 2 has a 2 megapixel camera.
The smartphone has a 2500 mAh battery which, as per the company, can provide 9.5 hours of talktime. This dual SIM smartphone has 3G, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, a micro USB port, and a 3.5 mm jack.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 comes with an earphone, data cable, USB power adapter and a screen guard. Buyers with Vodafone connection will also get 500 MB per month for two months with the Xpress 2.