Micromax and MediaTek has partnered together to launch a new phone named the Canvas Fire 4G. Moreover, Indian Smartphone maker has also announced that it will launch multiple devices that gets processing power from MediaTek Helio X10 SoC.
[wpsm_quote author=”Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics” float=”left” width=”100%”]India is at the cusp of digital revolution and at Micromax Informatics we have been putting in concerted efforts to bring the best in class 4G LTE smartphones to take Internet usage to an unprecedented level. Today’s partnership exemplifies the same endeavor and we are delighted to partner with MediaTek for its Helio Family. We have always endeavoured to offer products based on certain needs of the consumer. Moving forward, we will lead the 4G adoption in the country by converting all our popular value Canvas series to 4G. Canvas Fire 4G is the first in a series of such launches.[/wpsm_quote]
Micromax Canvas Fire 4G Specifications
The Micromax Canvas Fire 4G Specs include 4.5-Inch Display (unknown resolution) and is powered by 1GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 64-Bit MediaTek MT6735M Processor with ARM Mali-T720 GPU. The phone has 1GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB of internal storage space with expandable MicroSD Card slot.
The cellphone features a 5MP auto focus camera on the back along with 2MP selife snapper on the front. The phone supports 4G-LTE in India (1800 / 2300 MHz) with Cat4 speeds of 150/50 Mbps. The handset is also equipped with Dual Firing speakers for quality sound output.
The Canvas Fire 4G runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box. It will support all the major connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
The phone is expected to be priced at around $100 (Rs. 6,625) however, exact pricing will be released in coming weeks.
[wpsm_quote author=”Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager of International Sales, MediaTek” float=”left” width=”100%”]India is the next 4G LTE smartphone battleground and key to MediaTek’s mission to power billions of devices globally. With MediaTek’s wide portfolio of LTE products from entry to premium, we have the right business and technology strategy, along with local collaborations to make LTE a reality for Indian consumers. The technology is going to change to higher speeds and networks and MediaTek is pleased to collaborate with Micromax Informatics to deliver a stable and affordable 4G handset experience.[/wpsm_quote]