Micromax Canvas Selfie with 13MP Front Camera, Octa CPU announced

Micromax now plans to target selfie photo-gens with its latest handset, the Micromax Canvas Selfie. The device will go on sale in India by second week of January 2014 and will come in Angelic White and Mystic Blue color options. The handset is expected to be priced at around Rs. 15,000 however, no official MRP has been revealed.

Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax, commenting at the launch said, “At Micromax, customer eccentricity has always been at the core of developing products. With over a million selfies being taken every day, out of which 40% claim to re-touch them, we have created a perfect blend of hardware and software to give you that perfect selfie. The Canvas Selfie is an ideal smartphone for the selfie-obsessed users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look glamorous always.”

Micromax Canvas Selfie Features

As the name suggests, the Canvas Selfie is a selfie focused camera that boasts a 13 Mega Pixel front shooter with LED Flash. Apart from that, the mobile phone also has a 13 Mega Pixel main shooter on the back as well with Sony’s Sensor, LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging etc. In this Phone, Micromax has included camera features like Face Slimming, Teeth Whitening, Oil Removal, Eye enhancements along with makeup effects which makes this phone a must for selfie obsessed people.

In terms of specs, the canvas Selfie sports a 4.7-Inch IPS Display with 1280 x 720 Pixels HD Resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. It is powered by 1.7GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592 Processor, Mali 450 MP4 GPU and backed by 2GB RAM. The internal storage is 16GB which is expandable up to 32GB using MicroSD Card.

The Mobile Phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS out of the box and houses a decent 2300 mAh battery that keeps the phone charged up for long hours. It also has Dual Nano Sim slots that support 2G and 3G networks. The handset also has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, MicroUSB V2.0, Bluetooth V4.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio jack etc.

Micromax Canvas Selfie – Specs Overview

  • Dual Nano SIM, Dual Standby (2G + 3G)
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 4.7-Inch IPS Display, 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 1.7GHz Octa Core CPU / Mali 450 MP4 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB of Internal Storage, Expandable up to 32GB
  • 13MP Front (LED Flash) / 13MP Rear Camera (LED Flash, Sony Sensor)
  • 2300 mAh Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS
  • FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio

Micromax Canvas Selfie – Full Phone Specifications

Details Name Micromax Canvas Selfie
Price Rs. 15,000 (Expected)
Type Phone
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Body Dimensions
SIM Slot Dual Nano SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz
Display Size 4.7-Inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Technology IPS Capacitive Touch Screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.7GHz True Octa Core MediaTek MT6592 Processor
GPU Mali 450 MP4
Memory RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, Up to 32GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 13 Mega Pixels, LED Flash
Rear 13 Mega Pixels
Camera Features LED Flash, Sony Sensor, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Face Detection, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
Battery Capacity 2300 mAh
Talk Time
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio Yes
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Gyroscope
More Document Viewer, Photo / Video Editor, SMS, MMS, Email


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