Micromax has launched a new budget-friendly smartphone in the Canvas Fire series, the Canvas Fire 5 in India. It packs a 5.5-inch 720p display, is powered by MediaTek 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor, has 1GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).
It comes with dual front-facing loud speakers with Auro 3D sound that promises loud and clear sound. It also has dual SIM support, similar to most other Micromax smartphones.
Micromax Canvas Fire 5 Specifications:
- 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS LCD display
- MediaTek 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
- 3G HSPA+, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
- FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, dual loud speakers, Auro 3D sound
- 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP fixed-focus front camera with LED flash
- 2500mAh battery
- Colors: Champagne, Grey, Silver
The Micromax Canvas Fire 5 is priced at Rs. 6199. It also comes with 6 months free premium Gaana subscription for unlimited song downloads.
Commenting on the launch, Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax Informatics said:
“In India, with the fast growing internet penetration and access to affordable big screen smartphones, digital music consumption is witnessing a steep rise. About 80% of the consumers watch videos on their mobile devices at least once every 2-3 days, with more than half opting to watch them daily. With youth spending a fifth of their digital media time on audio and video entertainment it is clear that consumers today are seeking sound and music functionality from their smartphones. The new Canvas Fire 5 is specifically designed for such audience to make it easy for them to store, carry and listen to good quality music anytime and anywhere at a wallet friendly price.”