In partnership with MediaTek, Micromax has launched Canvas Fire 4G capable smartphone from its Fire lineup in India, and soon be introducing a range of chip maker’s latest Helio X10-powered devices. This new edition comes with a more affordable budget and is powered by MediaTek’s MT6735 processor. So, it is admitted that we’ll be going to see more handsets powered by MediaTek in the upcoming days.
Micromax Canvas Fire 4G Features and Specs:
The smartphone which sports a 4.5-inch display, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, has 5MP autofocus main camera with LED flash, 2MP front-facing shooter, 1GB of RAM, 8GB ROM with expandable microSD card support, dual front-facing speakers. Connectivity options include 4G LTE bands (TDD B40 2300MHz and FDD B3 1800MHz) for India.
Price and availability date was’t revealed by Micromax, but announced that it will soon debut flagships powered by MediaTek’s Helio X10 SoC in the country.
Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said:
India is at the cusp of digital revolution and at Micromax Informatics we have been putting in concerted efforts to bring the best in class 4G LTE smartphones to take Internet usage to an unprecedented level. Today’s partnership exemplifies the same endeavor and we are delighted to partner with MediaTek for its Helio Family. We have always endeavoured to offer products based on certain needs of the consumer. Moving forward, we will lead the 4G adoption in the country by converting all our popular value Canvas series to 4G. Canvas Fire 4G is the first in a series of such launches.
Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager of International Sales, MediaTek, said:
India is the next 4G LTE smartphone battleground and key to MediaTek’s mission to power billions of devices globally. With MediaTek’s wide portfolio of LTE products from entry to premium, we have the right business and technology strategy, along with local collaborations to make LTE a reality for Indian consumers. The technology is going to change to higher speeds and networks and MediaTek is pleased to collaborate with Micromax Informatics to deliver a stable and affordable 4G handset experience.