Micromax has launched Canvas Xpress, the company’s latest entry-level smartphone in its Canvas series, which will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. It packs a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. Available to buy starting December 8, Monday!
The Micromax Canvas Xpress is a Dual-SIM smartphone with 3G connectivity, it has HotKnot (MediaTek’s NFC-like solution) and Smart Wake features. With the former, users can tap screen-to-screen for sharing images, videos, music and browsing URLs. With Smart Wake the Canvas Express users can open apps with customized gestures directly from the lockscreen. Camera front it got a 5-megapixel rear autofocus sensor with LED flash and houses a poor 0.3 VGA snapper on its front.
The Canvas Xpress comes with free Flipkart eBooks worth Rs. 1000 and 500 MB of free data per month for the first 6 months for Aircel users. And comes pre-loaded with Book my show, clean master, hike, MAD, Yata and more apps.
Commenting on the launch,Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said:
At Micromax, we have always believed in opting for smart partnerships building on our innovative products and belief to make technology accessible to all. Our partnership with Flipkart to launch the Canvas Xpress exclusively reinforces our commitment to simplify the process for millions of users who prefer to shop online and get the device with just a few clicks. We look forward to a great consumer response through this platform.
Commenting on this exclusive partnership, Michael Adnani VP – Retail & Head – Brand Alliances, Flipkart said:
Micromax is one of the most popular homegrown phone brands in India and we are happy to partner with them for the exclusive launch of the Micromax Canvas Xpress on our platform. A number of global brands have seen phenomenal success on Flipkart this year and we are confident of continuing this trend.
Specifications of the Micromax Canvas Xpress A99 Goes With
- 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- Dual SIM with dual standby
- 5MP rear camera with LED Flash
- 0.3MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 1950 mAh battery
Priced at Rs. 6,999 – the Micromax Canvas Xpress comes in Electric Blue and Classy Silver colors and goes on sale via Flipkart on Dec. 8th, 2014.