Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G with 5″ HD display launched in India for Rs. 6,599

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G with 5″ HD display launched in India for Rs. 6,599

Micromax Informatics today officially launched the Canvas Xpress 4G in India with a price tag of Rs. 6,599. The new smartphone comes after the Canvas Xpress 2 and features high-speed LTE connectivity.

The Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G has a 5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution, and is powered by a MediaTek MT6735P with 1GHz octa-core CPU and 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB internal storage along with microSD card support for further expansion. The smartphone sports an 8-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera sensor.

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G

Micromax has provided Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system on the Canvas Xpress 4G with some proprietary features on top. The smartphone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a microUSB port on the connectivity front and packs a 2,000mAh battery.

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G specifications:

  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
  • 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM with 4G LTE support
  • 2,000mAh battery

“We at Micromax are committed to lead the 4G revolution by providing new user experiences and latest technologies at the most attractive price to specification ratio. Our partnership with Flipkart to launch Xpress series of smartphones has been the most successful one. And with the launch of Xpress 4G on Flipkart, we are adding yet another gem to our Xpress series in line with our vision to making 4G accessible to the masses,” said Vineet Taneja, Micromax’s CEO, in a press release.

“With the launch of the Canvas Xpress 4G, Micromax has ensured that great specifications with LTE capability is available to everybody at a disruptive price thereby spurring the 4G adoption in the country. The launch reinforces our commitment to leapfrog the consumers’ journey from 2G to 4G and break the organic trend of moving from 2G to 3G and then 3G to 4G.”

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G

Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G with metal finish built

The Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. The smartphone vendor has additionally partnered with Bharti Airtel to bundle its 4G double data plan with the smartphone for a period of six months.

Micromax already has 30 percent of its range with 4G capable smartphones, with plans to expand its 4G portfolio in the coming future. The Gurgaon-based company launched the 4G-enabled Canvas Xpress 2 back in August that it sold in over 300k units in the last three months. Moreover, it claims that the smartphone is the “most successful smartphone in the sub $10 category”.

In September, Micromax announced its partnership with chip maker MediaTek to launch as many as five 4G-enabled smartphones by the end of this year. The company presently has 13 4G smartphones in its portfolio that includes the Canvas Knight 2 and Canvas Sliver 2 as two of its flagship offerings and Canvas Nitro 4G, Canvas Fire 4G, Canvas Blaze 4G, Canvas Mega 4G, Canvas Play 4G affordable smartphone models with high-speed data access.

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