The Indian handset maker, Micromax seems to be refreshing its existing product lineup with the new Micromax Canvas 2. The company has released the Canvas 2 (2017) model with a partnership with Airtel, which is one of the leading telcos of the country. The smartphone is eligible for one year of free 4G data and unlimited free calling offer from Airtel. The Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) is priced at Rs 11,999 and it will be made available for purchase from May 17 at retail outlets across the country.
The Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) will be made available along with the Airtel 4G SIM card. It is worth mentioning that the Airtel’s offer includes 4G data and it comes with a data capped at 1GB per day and also offers unlimited free calling to any mobile network in India with the purchase of Canvas 2 (2017).
Besides the Airtel offer, the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. With Gorilla Glass 5 protection, the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) is the first smartphone in the country to feature the latest display protection technology.
Micromax has released a press statement stating that the implementation of the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection with 2.5D curved glass will provide up to 4 times better resistance and drop performance. The improved drop performance and the retained strength will ensure that the device will inherit the protection against screen damages. The handset boasts a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM.
For photography, the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) offers a 13MP primary rear camera wit flash, Panorama, HDR, and Bokeh effect. Up front, it has a 5MP selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, autofocus, and a wide-angle lens. The mobile has 16GB of internal storage with up to 64GB of external storage via microSD card.
On the connectivity front, the Canvas 2 (2017) include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi. The handset has a 3050mAh battery. It will be made available in Black and Champagne colour options. Furthermore, the device is eligible for 1-year screen replacement offer from the date of activation.