Micromax has recently launched a new smartphone in their Canvas series as A116 Canvas HD smartphone in the Indian market. The smartphone feature a 5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) display with 16.7 million color deepness. The smartphone is going to be an upgraded model of the previously released Superfone Canvas 2 A110. The A116 Canvas HD being an upgraded smartphone, powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor rather than the dual-core present on the earlier version.
Commenting on the launch and association with MediaTek, Deepak Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax says;
“At Micromax, we constantly strive to innovate and develop great technological experiences for our consumers. Today’s launch marks our association with MediaTek to bring forth our first quad core phone in this segment, offering consumers a great user experience with latest features and added functionality. We are excited with the success of Canvas 2, which has clearly established Micromax as number one player in the new 5-inch phablet category in India. We are looking forward to similar success with the new phone being unveiled today.”
The all new A116 Canvas HD comes with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system out of the box and the MediaTek MT6589 processor with four cores is clocked at 1.2GHz speed and there is 1GB of RAM for enhanced multi-tasking support. In terms of storage, the A116 Canvas HD has 4GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for up to 32GB storage support.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD having an 8MP camera on the rear along with LED flash and 4X zooming capabilities. Of course, a VGA camera also present on the front for video conferencing and chatting purposes. For connectivity, the A116 Canvas HD has 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS and a microUSB port.
Key Specifications of Micromax A116 Canvas HD:
- 5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution, 16.7 million colors
- 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, microUSB port
- 8MP rear camera with LED flash, VGA front camera
- 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 4GB of internal storage, microSD card support up to 32GB
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 2100 mAh battery
The all new A116 Canvas HD is expected to hit the market anytime during the first week of February with the expected price of Rs.14,999. Furthermore, Micromax has plans to launch 30 new smartphones during the present year.