Micromax has launched a new budget Android smartphone called Canvas Spark available at a price of Rs 4999. The device will be available exclusively on Snapdeal starting April 29. The smartphone will be available via flash sale and the registrations will start today. The smartphone is available in White-Gold and Grey-Silver variants.
Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said, “Today’s launch reaffirms our commitment to make technology accessible for everyone, and introducing more people to the best of the connected world. With a stellar new design, ease of use, faster performance and latest Android software, the Canvas Spark is in line with our strategy of combining the best hardware and software at the most affordable price points without compromising on the consumer needs.” He adds, “We will continue to disrupt the market with similar innovations in the near future to keep raising the benchmark for technological innovations that directly address the ever evolving consumer needs.”
In terms of specs, the smartphone comes equipped with a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display with 960 x 540 pixel resolution. It uses Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582 processor, coupled with 1GB RAM.
On the camera front, the Canvas Spark has an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. The device has an internal storage at 8GB and can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and supports 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The device is backed by a 2000mAh battery and the company claims that it can deliver up to 335 hours of standby time.
Micromax has also teamed up with Vodafone to provide 500MB free 3G data per month for two months as a launch day offer. The smartphone also features support for 21 languages with the Reverie language pack. The device is 8.5mm thick and weighs 134 grams.