Micromax has recently launched a new smartphone Canvas Xpress 2 priced at Rs 7,499. The device comes powered by a MediaTek octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and 1GB RAM. If you have purchased the device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you to explore your device with ease.
Insertion of SIM on a device is the first thing that you do when you insert a new SIM on your device. To insert a SIM card on your Canvas Xpress 2, switch off of your device, disengage the back panel and remove the battery. Now insert the SIM card’s in their respective slots as per the marked direction and place the battery. Now put the back panel and power-on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual Standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card.
To capture a screenshot on your Xpress 2, you need to press the power/lock key along with the volume down key. The screenshot is captured and saved to gallery, for a quick access you can scroll the notification panel.
Android Updates helps a user to fix bugs on their device. To check for Updates, Open the Settings, scroll down to System and tap on About Phone. In the new window, tap on System Updates, the device checks for updates and if there are no updates available then a message stating No Update Available is displayed on the screen.
External apps with apk can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To enable this on your device, Open the Settings and tap on security in the personal section. In the newly opened window, tap on Unknown Sources, a pop-up appears on the screen. Click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now you can install any apk file on your device, but make sure that the file don’t harm your system.
The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on your device.
Power saving mode helps to improve the battery life in case of low battery thus enhancing the performance of your device. To use this feature, Open the Settings, head over to Device section and tap on Battery. In the new window tap on the check box beside CPU Power saving mode to enable that on your device.
Direction, G-Sensor, Acceleration, Light, E-Compass, Proximity, gyro, Linear Acceleration and Rotation Vector are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.
Yes, the device comes with LED notification lights but to use these lights you need to enable them on your device. To enable the lights, Open the Settings and tap on LED indicator in the device in the device section. You can find three options Charging, Low battery and Notification, tap on the check box beside each option to enable them on your device.
Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android lollipop on it, but xpesss 2 comes with Andorid 4.4.2 Kit-Kat. So there is no screen pinning option on the device.
The device comes with a few bloatware apps, tools and all the google related apps pre-installed.
There is no such option on the device where you can move apps from internal storage to an external Micro SD Card on your device.
The device comes with bloatwares like App center, Chaatz, Dailyhunt, dream camera, Hotstar, housing, M!Live, Quickr and Scandid.
Yes, there is an option where you can remove the bloatware application from your device. To remove the apps on your device, open the Settings and tap on the Apps in the device section. Now tap on the app that you want to remove and click on Uninstall. The app is successfully removed from your device.
The device comes with 8GB as internal storage and 4.56GB is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by the system and pre-installed apps.
To share a Data Network on your device, Open the settings and tap on More in Wireless and network. In the new window, Tap on Tethering & Portable hotspot and tap on Wi-Fi hotspot. Now toggle the button beside Wi-Fi hotspot to enable that on your device. You can also set the Network name and password for your device by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot.
The device comes with 1GB RAM where 379MB is used by the system, and pre-installed apps and 569MB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
Yes, the device supports OTG and acts as an external USB storage for your device where can exchange the data on your device.
Benchmarking scores are helpful in to know the performance of the device. After testing the device with various benchmarking tools, here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 28018
Vellamo Multicore score: 1004
Vellamo Metal score: 845
Chrome Browser Score: 1976
Geekbench Single-core score: 363
Geekbench Multi-core score: 2039
Quadrant Standard score: 11021
The SAR Value of the device at the head and body are 0.54 W/Kg and 0.48 W/Kg respectively averaged over 1gm of human tissue.
The device is still running on Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat next it would be getting the Android Lollipop update.Presently there is no news that device would the get the update now but in future the update may be released for this device.
These are the general questions a user search for when he purchase a new device. If you have any other query pass them in the comment box we will get back to you.