Indian mobile handset maker Micromax has come out with yet another low costs smartphone under its Canvas series. The new Micromax Canvas Fun A76 is a low-end 5-inch phablet which has been put in place to reap the most out of a rapidly growing low cost Android based smartphone market at a price of Rs 8499.
Here are the key features of the device-
- 5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen HD display
- 1.2GHz dual core processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB of internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot
- 5-megapixel rear camera with HD capabilities and LED flash
- 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats and clicking self portrait
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) with dual standby
- 2000 mAh battery to provide up to 8 hours of talk time and more than 250 hours of standby time
- EDGE, GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G options for connectivity options
Its powerful processor and big screen are very well suited for Skype chats and gaming needs. Similarly, it uses the latest version of Android operating system to provide the best user experience. Although, the handset has not been officially announced so far, it is listed on online retail websites like snapdeal and flipkart for a price of Rs 8,499. As usual, its physical market price is expected to stay Rs 300-400 less than the online price.
At such price point, the device is set to further ignite the competition in the low cost segment. However, its serves well to win the value for money tag and may turn out to be yet another happy story for the maker. Micromax is also on the verge of launching its another phablet Canvas Doodle 2 and the device is currently being test-marketed on company’s social networking pages through various contests and another promotions.
So far, these phablets have generated good buzz in the market and the company will expect it to keep doing so in the coming days as well.