Micromax has today launched two new budget smartphones – the Bolt Selfie and Canvas Selfie 4 – in India. Bolt Selfie will be exclusively available on Flipkart for the price of 4,999 INR and Canvas Selfie 4 will be available through leading offline retailers across the country by the end of this month, however the price of this handset is yet to be revealed.
Bolt Selfie includes a 4.5 inch FWVGA IPS display and is powered by 1 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735M SoC, coupled with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of inbuilt memory and a microSD card slot for additional storage. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.
Bolt Selfie sports a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera which is good feature in this price range. This dual SIM handset houses a 1750mAh battery.
Canvas Selfie 4
Canvas Selfie 4 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS display and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core processor, assisted by 1GB of RAM, 8GB of ROM and an expandable memory up to 32GB via microSD card slot. It has dual SIM card support and 3G connectivity.
This Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone packs an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8 MP shooter at front which is good enough to capture selfies. It is equipped with 2500mAh battery with unspecified talk time or standby time.
Commenting on the launch, Mr Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, said, “Selfies are now the most popular type of photos snapped on a smartphone, with over a million selfies taken per day and 48% of that are shared on Facebook alone. With smartphones becoming the first device to capture precious moments with friends and family, a top class camera becomes a must have feature while buying a phone. In line with this, the two new smartphones are designed to deliver fantastic images and equipping the consumers with great beauty editing tools to look glamorous always”.
Our Bolt Selfie is designed to keep the new and young smartphone users especially women in Tier 2 & 3 cities who have limited options and avenues to shop, are very price conscious and yet desire a perfect selfie experience. While with the Canvas Selfie 4 and its tap sensor we are upgrading the selfie experience of our young hyper social youngsters who are looking for a perfect integration of innovation, style and performance with an excellent selfie experience.”
Key Specifications of Micromax Bolt Selfie and Canvas Selfie 4:
|Model||Micromax Bolt Selfie||Micromax Canvas Selfie 4|
|Display||4.5 inch FWVGA IPS display||5 inch HD IPS display|
|Processor||1 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6735M||1.3 GHz quad core|
|Camera||5 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||8 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Price||4,999 INR||To Be Announced|