Micromax Canvas Fantabulet with 6.98-inch HD display launched for Rs. 7,499

Micromax Canvas Fantabulet with 6.98-inch HD display launched for Rs. 7,499

Micromax Informatics today announced the launch of the Canvas Fantabulet in India with a price tag of Rs. 7,499. The new smartphone is the company’s biggest smartphone, sporting a 6.98-inch HD display.

The Micromax Canvas Fantabulet is designed “to disrupt India’s popular phablet market” with the massive IPS display panel that has 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The smartphone also features dual-box speakers with DTS Sound integration. Under the hood, it has a MediaTek chipset with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM.

“With the launch of Canvas Fantabulet we are yet again pioneering a new category that will change the way people use smartphones making it their first choice for consumption and productivity needs,” says Vikas Jain, co-founder, Micromax Informatics, in a press statement. “The launch comes at the most appropriate time when mobile internet is on the rise and there has been persistent increase in demand for larger screens and video consumption.”

Micromax Canvas Fantabulet

Micromax Canvas Fantabulet sports a 6.98-inch HD IPS display

Micromax has provided Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Canvas Fantabulet with a proprietary interface on top. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage along with a microSD card slot to let you add up to 32GB memory card. Also, there is a 3,000mAh battery that is claimed to deliver a “long-lasting” backup on a single charge.

The smartphone features an 8-megapixel rear camera sensor with an auto-focus (AF) lens and a 2-megapixel front camera sensor with fixed-focus (FF) lens. There is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a mciroUSB port on the connectivity front, and the smartphone supports 3G network.

Micromax Canvas Fantabulet specifications:

  • 6.98-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop OS
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor
  • 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • 3G+2G dual-SIM support
  • 3,000mAh battery

To utilise the large-size display, the smartphone comes pre-installed with apps such as ErosNow, Amazon Kindle, Saavn and Gaana among others. The smartphone vendor is also bundling a free 90-day subscription on Saavn Pro.

The Micromax Canvas Fantabulet is exclusively available in India through Flipkart. It comes in Chrome Gold color option.

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