Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus brings Android Marshmallow to affordable price

Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus brings Android Marshmallow to affordable price

Micromax Informatics today announced the launch of its Canvas Spark 2 Plus in India. This new model emerges as the company’s most affordable Android Marshmallow smartphone with a price tag of Rs. 3,999.

The Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus belongs to the company’s Spark series, which is claimed to have surpassed the sales of over 1.5 million units so far. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and comes preloaded with regional language solution Indus.

Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus emerges as an affordable Android Marshmallow smartphone

Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus offers Android 6.0 Marshmallow at an affordable price of Rs. 3,999

Micromax has provided a 5-inch display with 854 x 480 pixels (FWVGA) resolution. Under the hood, it has a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. There is also 8GB onboard storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.

The smartphone has a 5-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera. Further, there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a microUSB port. It packs a 2,000mAh battery and comes in metallic grey, copper gold and champagne gold color options.

Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus specifications:

  • 5-inch FWVGA display
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM, 8GB expandable storage
  • 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM support
  • 2,000mAh battery

“With the launch of the Canvas Spark 2 Plus, we are offering first time users, with a smooth transition at a wallet-friendly price,” says Subhajit Sen, chief marketing officer, Micromax Informatics, in a statement. “Our objective is to convert feature phone users into smartphone users, and synthesize technology and affordability in for this device.”

The Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus will go on sale starting April 22. It will be exclusively available for purchase in the country through Snapdeal.

Micromax’ strategy with the Canvas Spark 2 Plus is appeared to provide the latest Android experience to the masses. But the new Canvas Spark smartphone isn’t the only affordable Android Marshmallow smartphone. Interestingly, companies like InFocus and Intex are already on a move to make competition tougher for the dominant smartphone vendor in the country.

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