Micromax has launched not one but two selfie-focussed smartphones, namely the Canvas Selfie 2 priced at Rs 5,999 and the Canvas Selfie 3 whose price hasn’t been announced yet. While the Canvas Selfie 2 will start selling from 22 August, the Canvas Selfie 3 will start selling in the last week of August, before Rakshabandhan.
The Micromax Canvas Selfie 2 comes with a 5MP front as well as rear camera. It sports a 5-inch 854 x 480 pixel display with an IPS panel. It houses a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and has 8GB of storage. The Selfie 2 will come with Android 5.0 Lollipop. The 5MP front camera comes with OV5670 sensor and a 4-element lens whereas the 5MP rear camera comes with OV5648 sensor and 4-element lens.
The Micromax Canvas Selfie 3 will be sporting an 8MP rear and 8MP front facing camera. It will come with a 4.8-inch AMOLED HD display. Just like the Canvas Selfie 2, the Selfie 3 will also sport a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB storage space.
The Canvas Selfie 2 will come with a 2,000mAh battery whereas the Canvas Selfie 3 will have a 2,300mAh battery. Both the phones will be available in multiple colours. The Selfie 3 will also come with a bluetooth enabled Selfie Stick.
Speaking on the launch, Micromax Informatics CEO Vineet Taneja said, “With over 93 million selfies being captured every day, people today take and retake pictures of themselves until it mirrors perfection and what they want the world to see them as. Taking the selfie craze to the next level, we are proud to announce the two new smartphones which are ideal for the users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look their best always.”