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Micromax Launches Canvas Selfie With 13 MP Front Camera

Micromax has launched numerous smartphones in the past with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera and 13 megapixel rear camera. However, the company went a step further with its recently launched selfie smartphone. The Micromax Canvas Selfie packs a 13 megapixel front-facing selfie camera and a 13 megapixel rear camera, similar to the previously launched HTC Desire Eye.

It comes with a 4.7 inch HD display, 1.7 GHz tru-octacore processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory and much more. This handset runs on the older Android 4.4 (KitKat) Operating System. The company has not revealed any plans regarding the future updates. Micromax Canvas Selfie will be available in Mystic Blue and Angelic White colors from the second week of January. The price of this device is still a mystery!

Micromax Canvas Selfie

“At Micromax, customer centricity has always been at the core of developing products. With over a million selfies being taken every day, out of which 40% claim to re-touch them, we have created a perfect blend of hardware and software to give you that perfect selfie. The Canvas Selfie is an ideal smartphone for the selfie-obsessed users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look glamourous always.”

– Mr. Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax

Micromax Canvas Selfie Specifications:

  • 4.7 inch HD IPS display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 1.7 GHz Tru-octacore processor
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 13 megapixel rear camera
  • 13 megapixel front facing camera
  • Sony Sensor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB ROM
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Dual SIM
  • Common slot for memory card and nano SIM card
  • Faux leather back finish
  • 2300 mAh battery

Google launches Android One initiative in India to bring rich Android experience to affordable smartphones

In a press conference in New Delhi today, Google launched the Android One initiative in India and unveiled the first family of Android One smartphones from Micromax, Spice, and Karbonn. Continue reading Google launches Android One initiative in India to bring rich Android experience to affordable smartphones

Micromax launches two Windows Phones in India, the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092

Micromax, the second largest smartphone manufacturer in India, introduced its Canvas Win series with the launch of two Windows Phone devices – Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092. With this announcement, Micromax has become the first Indian smartphone player to launch a Windows Phone device.

micromax_canvas_win“I congratulate Micromax on the launch of their first Windows Phone today. The Micromax Canvas Win will be available both in India and other emerging markets. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows Phone and we are proud of our partnership with Micromax. With Micromax Canvas Win, Windows Phone is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value.”
– Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India.

Powered by the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 are dual SIM smartphones. Both phones feature 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card.

The Canvas Win W121 sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, and features a fine leather-texture back cover. The phone packs in 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera, and includes a 2000 mAh battery. The Canvas Win W092 features a 4-inch IPS display and packs in a 1500 mAh battery. The phone sports a 5MP rear camera with flash and 0.3MP front camera.

The Canvas Win W121 is priced at INR 9,500 and the Canvas Win W092 is priced at INR 6,500. Both phones will be available across retail stores and online portals starting early July 2014.
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Canvas Win W121 Specifications:

  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor with 1.2 GHz Quad Core CPU
  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • 8MP rear camera with flash; 2MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 1GB RAM; 8GB ROM
  • Up to 32GB expandable memory
  • Proximity Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Light Sensor and Accelerometer

micromax_canvas_win_w092Canvas Win W092 Specifications:

  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor with 1.2 GHz Quad Core CPU
  • 4-inch IPS display
  • 1500 mAh battery
  • 5MP rear camera with flash; 0.3MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 1GB RAM; 8GB ROM

Micromax Canvas 3D Launched In India For Rs.9,999

Micromax recently launched the company’s first 3D smartphone, the Micromax Canvas 3D. This handset does not come with the dual camera for 3D video recording, however it features a 5 inch screen which can display 3D content without glasses. Micromax Canvas 3D runs on the Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Operating System. It comes with Micromax 3D Space which allows the users to access 3D videos and pre-loaded 3D games. Check out the complete specs below.

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Micromax Canvas 3D features a 5 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6577 processor, dual-SIM capabilities (GSM + GSM), 5 megapixel rear camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, 512 MB RAM, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Google Play Store, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 5 hrs of talk-time, up to 200 hrs of stand-by time and a 2000 mAh battery.

Micromax Canvas 3D comes with a price-tag of just Rs.9,999 (approx. $190). This handset will be available in both black and white colors. Micromax Canvas 3D will go on sale from the first week of May.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD Goes On Sale In India For Rs.13,990

Last month, Micromax unveiled the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered Canvas HD smartphone in India. This handset packs some powerful specs including a 5 inch HD display as well as a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. However, the Indian mobile phone manufacturer surprised everyone with its ultra cheap price tag. Today, Micromax finally launched this smartphone in India. Micromax has partnered with Snapdeal, the popular online retailer to fulfill the orders of this smartphone. Planning to buy one? Check out the complete specs after the break.

micromax canvas hd

The Micromax A116 Canvas HD features a 5 inch HD IPS display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720p pixels, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, dual-SIM capabilities, 8 megapixel rear camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, 1 GB RAM, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Google Play Store, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 6 hrs of talk-time, up to 207 hrs of stand-by time and a 2100 mAh battery. This handset measures 144mm x 74mm x10.7mm.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD was previously announced with a price-tag of Rs.14,999, however the company is currently selling this device for just Rs.13,990 (approx. $260). This handset will compete with the recently launched Samsung Galaxy Grand in the Indian market. However, Micromax Canvas HD is likely to sell more than its competitor, thanks to the HD display, quad-core processor and entry-level price. To get this smartphone, head over to this page.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD Launched; 5 Inch HD Display, 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor For Rs.14,999

Indian mobile phone manufacturer, Micromax recently surprised everyone with the launch of its powerful yet budget-friendly Micromax A116 Canvas HD smartphone. This device is the successor of the highly popular Mircomax Canvas 2. It packs a 5 inch HD display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and much more. Unlike other budget smartphones, the Micromax Canvas HD runs on the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System out-of-the-box.

Deepak Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax, said:
“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” phablet category in India. We are looking forward to similar success with the new phone being unveiled today.”

The Micromax A116 Canvas HD features a 5 inch HD IPS display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720p pixels, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, dual-SIM capabilities, 8 megapixel rear camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 1 GB RAM, Google Play Store, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 6 hrs of talk-time, up to 207 hrs of stand-by time and a 2100 mAh battery. This handset measures 144mm x 74mm x10.7mm.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with a price tag of just Rs.14,999 (approx. $280). You heard it right! Currently, there is no other smartphone with such an impressive specs in the sub-15k price range. We are quite sure that Micromax Canvas HD will break the records of its predecessor in the coming weeks.

Micromax A101 Goes On Sale In India For Rs.10,299

Almost all of the major mobile phone manufacturers have joined the phablet race, which was first started by none other than Samsung. Thanks to the huge popularity of Galaxy Note and Note II, other manufacturers such as Sony and Huawei are expected to launch their very own phablet at the CES 2012.

Even the Indian mobile phone manufacturers are not far behind, Micromax and Lava have already launched their very own phablets at extremely low price. Back in October, Micromax introduced the Android powered A101. It is the successor of the popular A100 smartphone and it comes with a large 5 inch WVGA display. Flipkart, the popular online retailer has finally started selling this device in India.

The Micromax A101 features a 5 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System, dual-SIM capabilities, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 512 MB RAM, Google Play Store, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 6 hrs of talk-time, up to 207 hrs of stand-by time and a 2100 mAh battery.

Micromax A101 comes with a price-tag of Rs.10,299 in India. If you are planning to buy an Android smartphone without burning a hole in your pocket, then you should definitely have a look at this device. To get the Micromax A101, head over to this page at Flipkart.

Micromax Funbook Infinity Launched In India For Rs.6,699

After launching the entry-level Funbook, Funbook Pro and Funbook Alpha tablets, Micromax is back with the company’s fourth tablet device, the Micromax Funbook Infinity. As expected, this device runs on the Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. Funbook Infinity packs a 7 inch touchscreen display as well as a 1.2 GHz processor. The speaker is placed on the front of this device, similar to the previously launched Samsung Note 800 (10.1).

Micromax Funbook Infinity features a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor with dual Mali-400 GPU, Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, 2 megapixel rear-facing camera, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling, HD video playback, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 3G Dongle support via USB, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, USB 2.0, HDMI out, up to 6 hours of browsing time, up to 9 hours of stand-by time and a 4000 mAh battery.

Micromax Funbook Infinity comes with the E-learning app which offers reading materials, videos, multimedia, tests, assessment, references from leading content brands like Pearson, Everonn, GK Publishers, Scholarshub, Vidyalankar and many more. Micromax has also pre-loaded couple of Bollywood movies including the Rowdy Rathore and Tees Maar Khan. Micromax Funbook Infinity comes with a price-tag of Rs.6,699 (approx. $130) in India.

Micromax Funbook Alpha Launched In India For Rs.5,999

Back in April, Micromax launched the company’s first tablet device, the Micromax Funbook. This 7 inch tablet was powered by the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System and it runs on the 1.2 Ghz Cortex A8 processor. After the huge success of this device, Micromax launched another Android 4.0 powered tablet in August. The Micromax Funbook Pro packed a large 10.1 inch display and a 1.2 GHz processor.

Now, Micromax went ahead and launched the third tablet in the Funbook family, the Micromax Funbook Alpha. This device is touted to be the stripped down version of the original Funbook. It runs on the old Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS and the much-awaited Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update seems unlikely for this device. Check out the complete specs below.

The Micromax Funbook Alpha features a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor with dual Mali-400 GPU, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, 0.3MP VGA front-facing camera for video calling, HD video playback, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 3G Dongle support via USB, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, USB 2.0, HDMI out, up to 5 hours of browsing time, up to 9 hours of stand-by time and a 2800 mAh battery.

It comes with the usual E-learning app which offers reading materials, videos, multimedia, tests, assessment, references from leading content brands. Micromax Funbook Alpha comes with a price-tag of Rs.6,499. However, you can easily get this device from nCarry for just Rs.5,999.

Micromax X259 Solar Phone Launched In India For Rs.2,499

Micromax recently launched a unique feature phone with built-in solar panel. Micromax X259 is the company’s first solar phone which enables the users to charge their phone using solar energy. This handset is useful for the folks living in rural area, where they have to suffer from frequent power cuts. The solar panel technology allows the phone to automatically gets charged through solar power on exposure to sunlight.

Rahul Sharma, Co–Founder, Micromax, said:
“We have been at the forefront of innovation. We have introduced many categories into this competitive Industry be it long battery life phones or dual SIM phones. With the introduction of this our intent is to get rid of the mobile phone charger by including a solar panel on the device itself”.

Micromax X259 features a 2.4 inch display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, 0.3 megapixel rear-facing camera, dual-SIM capabilities, GPRS, Bluetooth, FM Radio, music player, solar panel, Mi-Zone, Mi-Store, 4 GB expandable memory, up to 4.5 hours of talk-time, up to 200 hours of standby time and so on. This handset also packs a 1000 mAh battery which will help you to stay connected even if you spend most of your time indoors.

According to the company, this handset offers up to 1.5 hours of talk-time just by charging it under the sun for 3 hours. This handset is definitely useful for most of the Indians who are facing power cuts for several hours. Micromax X259 comes with a price-tag of just Rs.2,499 (approx. $45).

Micromax Superfone A80 Infinity Launched In India For Rs.8,490

Micromax recently launched the entry-level Micromax Superfone A80 Infinity smartphone in India. This handset is specifically designed for those who often complain of running out of battery juice due to heavy usage. The Micromax Superfone A80 Infinity is not earth-shattering in terms of specs. However, the powerful 2500 mAh battery packed in this device offers up to 288 hours of stand-by time as well as up to 7 hours of talk-time on a single charge. This handset runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System.

The Micromax Superfone A80 Infinity features a 3.5 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 800 MHz processor, Google Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) OS, dual-SIM capabilities, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, 512 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 512 MB RAM, Google Play Store, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth technology, Micro USB, USB 2.0, up to 7 hrs of talk-time, up to 288 hrs of stand-by time and a 2500 mAh battery.

The Micromax Superfone A80 Infinity comes pre-loaded with AISHA (Artificial Intelligence Speech Handset Assistant) voice recognition app, which helps you to update social networking sites, figure out phone status, find locations, know horoscopes, weather conditions, make language translations and much more. This handset comes with a price-tag of Rs.8,490 (approx. $150) in India.

Micromax Launches The Android 4.0 Powered Funbook Tablet For Just Rs.6,499

We already knew that Micromax was planning to launch an entry-level tablet during the Q2 of 2012. Today, the company finally launched the much-awaited Micromax Funbook tablet in India. Surprisingly, this tablet runs on the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. It comes with a 7 inch capacitive display as well as a 1.2 Ghz Cortex A8 processor. This tablet comes with the E-learning app which offers reading materials, videos, multimedia, tests, assessment, references from leading content brands like Pearson, Everonn, GK Publishers, Scholarshub, Vidyalankar, Universal Tutorials, CAPS, Zion and many more.

micromax funbook

The Micromax Funbook features a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1.2 Ghz Cortex A8 processor with Dual Mali 2D/3D GPU, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, 0.3MP VGA front-facing camera for video chat, HD video playback, WiFi Connectivity, 3G Dongle support via USB, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, USB 2.0, HDMI out, up to 5 hours of browsing time and a 2800 mAh battery.

The Micromax Funbook comes pre-loaded with the Bolly Buzz and M clips app, which allows you to access more than 6000 songs and 4000 videos on the go. This tablet is available in 2 diiferent colors -Midnight Black and Slate Grey. The Micromax Funbook comes with a price tag of just Rs.6,499 (approx. $130) in India. To get this device, head over to this page.

Micromax Launches The X40 Projector Phone For Rs.4,999

Micromax recently launched the X40 projector phone in India. It is the company’s first handset which comes loaded with an in-built projector and a multi format document reader. Micromax X40 features a 2.4 inch QVGA screen, 2 megapixel camera, 4 GB expandable memory and more. This handset allows you to adjust your viewing screen projection size, thanks to the adjustable lens. You can also mount your phone on the tripod and watch your favorite movies and view official presentations without any disturbance.

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Micromax X40 Specifications:

  • 2.4 inch QVGA screen
  • 240×320 pixels resolution
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • In-built projector
  • Phone Tripod
  • Multi format document reader
  • Dual SIM Support (GSM+GSM)
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio and Video player
  • FM Radio
  • Pre-loaded apps
  • 80 MB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 4 GB expandable memory
  • 1000 mAh battery

This handset comes with a multi format document reader, which allows you to read and view multiple formats documents like Word, Excel, PDF, Power points etc. The phone also comes with some preloaded applications like Facebook, Nimbuzz, Opera Mini, Snaptu, Mundu radio etc. Micromax X40 Projector phone comes with a price-tag of Rs.4,999.

Micromax A70 Launched in India; Priced at Rs 8999

Micromax was one of the first Indian companies to launch an Android handset. The Micromax A60 was one of the cheapest Android phones in India when it launched. Admittedly, it was the most inexpensive Android phone, but it was also very slow, and probably the worst Android smartphone I ever used. But it did see a lot of sales, and succeeded in bringing Android to the masses.

Micromax recently launched the successor to the A60 – the Micromax A70. It is much better than its predecessor in all aspects, be it the design or the specifications.

Micromax A70

The Micromax A70 comes with a 600 MHz processor and is powered by Android 2.2 Froyo. The amount of RAM hasn’t been revealed, but it should be around 256 MB.

It will sport a 3.2 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. It will come with a 5 MP camera with autofocus.

It also offers the usual connectivity options – GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.1. It will also offer a Wi-Fi hotspot feature, and will come with a 1450 mAh battery.

It will come with M! apps, which is a custom application store by Micromax, but it seems like it will ship with Android Market as well.

It has been priced at Rs 8,999 and is available now.