Micromax has been in fight with Intex for the second top spot in the world’s third largest and fastest growing smartphone market. Both Micromax and Intex have been very aggressive in launching new devices and alone in this month both the companies have launched more than 10 devices. Today a new entry-level smartphone called as Canvas Blaze 4G has been launched, the device was earlier listed on companies official website. Last week, the company has launched a new ultra-low cost smartphone ‘Canvas Spark 2‘ for just Rs.3,999. At such a low price range, the device comes with specifications that cannot be commented and it also runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Talking about the Canvas Blaze 4G, the device sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854×480) IPS display. It comes powered by Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor clocked at 1.1GHz coupled with Adreno 304 GPU and 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for further expansion of storage up to 32GB.
The device supports dual SIM dual standby and includes 4G LTE for better internet connectivity. It also offers other Connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth, and MicroUSB 2.0. On the camera front, it has a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, and a 2MP front-facing camera.
It has a battery of 2,000mAh capacity that gives 6 hours of talk time and can last up to 220 hours on standby. Like the other Micromax smartphones, Canvas Blaze 4G comes with pre-installed bloatware apps like hotstar, Amazon shopping, Skype, Clean Master, Newshunt, Snapdeal, and many more. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with First touch launcher installed on top of it.
At sub Rs.6,000 price range, there are better alternatives to Canvas Blaze 4G, which comes with powerful Snapdragon 410 processor. Even its sister company YU has recently launched YU Yunique that was priced at Rs.4,999 and sports much more superior specifications. The only advantage of the device is its deeper integration of regional languages support.