Micromax today announced the launch of a new Spark series smartphone – Canvas Spark 2 Plus. The Android Marshmallow based phone will be available exclusively on Snapdeal and is priced at just Rs 3,999. At this price it now becomes India’s cheapest Android Marshmallow smartphone dethroning the Infocus Bingo 10 which is currently retailing for around Rs 4,500.
The phone will be available for purchase on Snapdeal from April 22nd 2016 and will be available in an attractive form factor in three colours- Metallic Grey, Copper Gold and Champagne Gold.
The Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus has a 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 5-inch screen with 480×854 pixels resolution, 8 GB internal memory and 1 GB RAM. It has a 5 megapixel rear camera with flash light and a 2 megapixel front camera
The Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus has a 2000 mAh battery and offers 3G connectivity. The Canvas Spark 2 Plus comes loaded with Indus which supports 10 regional languages. Users can type, chat or change the menu of their phone in their preferred language. One can swipe right to translate or left to transliterate their messages in the language they want to communicate in.
Commenting on the new launch, Shubhajit Sen, chief marketing officer, Micromax, said, “A large number of consumers are still using feature phones or a second hand phone, which provide immense scope and potential for them to upgrade to affordable smartphones. With the launch of the Canvas Spark 2 Plus, we are offering first time users, with a smooth transition at a wallet-friendly price. Our objective is to convert feature phone users into smartphone users, and synthesize technology and affordability in for this device.”