Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) With 1 Year of Free 4G Data From Airtel, Gorilla Glass 5 Launched
Micromax launched a revamped version of one of its most successful phones – the Canvas 2(Micromax Canvas 2) – on Thursday in India. Micromax Canvas 2 (2017), the smartphone has been launched in partnership with Airtel.
The mobile operator will offer one year of free 4G data (capped at 1GB per day) and unlimited free calling to any mobile network after the purchase of Canvas 2 (2017).
The Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) will come “pre-bundled” with an Airtel 4G SIM card. Apart from the Airtel offer, the most noteworthy feature on the new Canvas 2 is the presence of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In this price range, Canvas 2 (2017) certainly appears to be the first smartphone to offer Gorilla Glass 5, and Micromax says it has partnered with Corning to make this possible. “Sporting a 2.5D Cover Glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, the Canvas 2 gives up to 4 times better performance in drop failure height than other glasses. Equipped with improved drop performance and better-retained strength, the device also offers a high standard of optical sharpness and protects against screen damage.”
Micromax Canvas 2 supports dual-sim, runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280) display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core (make unspecified) processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.
Canvas 2(2017) sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash and features different modes including Bokeh, Panorama, and HDR. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, and a 5P lens. The Canvas 2 (2017) features 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 64GB.
The new Canvas 2 (2017) offers options including 4G VoLTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. It houses a 3050mAh battery and will be made available in Champagne and Black colors. Micromax is also offering a ‘1-year screen replacement promise’ with the Canvas 2 (2017), applicable from the date of activation.
The smartphone has been priced by the company at Rs. 11,999 and will be made available at retail outlets across the country from Wednesday, May 17.