Micromax and Intex, which are competing for the second top spot in the Indian smartphone market, are also very aggressive in launching the devices. Intex has been launching a minimum of 2-3 devices every week. Today Micromax had launched a new smartphone ‘Canvas Mega‘ that comes with a model number E353 and is priced at Rs. 8.320. It will be available offline and online, and will be available in Slate Gray color.
The 5.5-inch display comes with an HD resolution while there are devices with Full HD resolution at slightly higher price. It is powered by 1.4GHz MediaTek octa-core processor along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. There is also a MicorSD card slot for storage expansion up to 32GB.
The device comes with a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, and 2,820mAh battery. It supports dual SIM dual standby but lacks the 4G LTE. The other connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and Micro USB 2.0 port. Below Rs. 9,000 price range there are few other alternatives that offer superior build quality and high-end specifications.
The Coolpad Note 3 is the best smartphone under the Rs.9,000 price range that offers 3GB of RAM and 3,000mAh battery. It also has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera for better photo captures. Earlier this month, Intex also launched 3GB RAM smartphone Cloud Swift that was priced at Rs.8,888.
The company is also expected to launch the Helio X10 powered smartphone before this Diwali. It will be priced at Rs. 13,000 and sports 2GB of RAM along with 13MP rear camera. Talking about the Canvas Mega, the device is already listed on Flipkart while there is no information regarding the official launch.