Micromax unveils Canvas 2 Plus for Rs. 8999 featuring 5.7 inch HD+ display, 18:9 aspect ratio, face unlock
Micromax has unveiled Canvas 2 Plus, a year after it launched Canvas 2 priced at Rs 8999. The Indian Smartphone maker brought the first-generation Canvas 2 A110 a way back in November 2012, while the same handset received a facelift in May 2017 with the arrival of the Canvas 2 (2017). It has a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, is powered by a quad-core processor, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera wit support for face unlock, however it still runs on Android Nougat. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back.
Micromax Canvas 2 Plus specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Micromax Canvas 2 Plus (2018) runs Android Nougat and features a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) HD IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a 450 nits peak brightness. Under the hood, it has a 1.3GHz quad-core SoC, coupled with 3GB of DDR3 RAM. The smartphone has a 13-megapixel camera sensor on the back along with an LED flash and 80-degree wide-angle lens. The camera supports features such as Beauty mode, Time Lapse, and Watermark. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel sensor that supports Beauty mode and Portrait mode. The smartphone also has a selfie flash to enable selfies under low light. Furthermore, the front sensor supports the preloaded Face Unlock feature.
Micromax has provided 32GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card. In terms of connectivity, the handset has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and FM radio. There is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. It packs a 4000mAh battery and comes with an 8mm thickness. Lastly, the handset comes preloaded with 22 regional languages. The specifications are summarised below:-
- 5.7-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 450 nits brightness
- 1.3GHz Quad-core Processor
- 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
- Dual SIM
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.12um pixel size, 80-degree FOV
- 8MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 4000mAh battery
The Micromax Canvas 2 Plus comes in Matte Black and Jet Black colors, is available through offline retailers across India.
Commenting on the launch, Vikas Jain, Co-Founder, Micromax Informatics said: “Canvas2 was the first smartphone that we launched in our Canvas range of smartphones back in 2012, which reinvented the way consumers looked at their smartphone as it led to the democratization of technology in India. Over the last few years, as the Indian handset and telecom industry has undergone dynamic shift, the focus of consumers is shifting from just the hardware, to overall connected experience. Therefore, to address the consumer needs, we are coming up with Canvas 2 Plus with compelling features like infinity screen, face unlock feature, compelling battery etc. We expect Canvas 2 Plus to yet again set a bench mark and revolutionize the overall smartphone adoption.
“Over the last few years, as the Indian handset and telecom industry has undergone a dynamic shift, the focus of consumers is shifting from just the hardware to overall connected experience. Therefore, to address the consumer needs, we are coming up with Canvas 2 Plus with compelling features like Infinity screen, Face Unlock feature, compelling battery etc. We expect Canvas 2 Plus to yet again set a benchmark and revolutionise the overall smartphone adoption,” said Vikas Jain, Co-Founder, Micromax Informatics, in a press release while announcing the new launch.
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