Micromax has today unveiled two new Canvas Mega series smartphones- Canvas Mega E353 and Canvas Mega 4G Q417 in India. The Canvas Mega E353 is available for Rs. 7,999 INR and Canvas Mega 4G Q417 is priced at 10,999 INR.
Canvas Mega E353 sports a 5.5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layered on top and is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor clocked at 1.4 GHz, paired with 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB flash storage and an microSD card slot which supports up to 32GB. It houses a 2820 mAh battery.
On the other hand, Canvas Mega 4G Q417 features a 5.5 inch HD display and is equipped with 1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6735 SoC assisted by 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable by up to 32GB through microSD card. It is packs a decent 2500mAh capacity battery.
On the photography front, both these smartphones have a 13 MP shooters on rear side with LED flash and 5 MP front facing snappers for selfies. Both of these are running Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box and offer dual SIM support.
Canvas Mega 4G Q417 has a 4G LTE connectivity, whereas with Canvas Mega E353 you will be restricted to 3G. Other connectivity features include Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Micro USB 2.0 port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics said, “Phablet market has grown exponentially in the last quarter with over 200% growth in the segment. With more than 70% of neo-users in the age group of 15-24 years extensively streaming videos on their smartphones; the growth of phablet market has been triggered exponentially. At Micromax, we believe that large screen smartphones will surely address some major consumers’ pain points by providing users with a better viewing experience and more productivity on-the-go. With the launch of the Mega series, we’re reinforcing our commitment to bold and fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers.”
He added “Going forward, with the increase in consumption of innovative content lon the move in tier 2-3 cities as well, Micromax will focus on 5.5 inch smartphones and strengthen its existing portfolio to offer an immersive internet and entertainment experience to our consumers.”
Key Specifications of Micromax Canvas Mega E353 and Mega 4G Q417:
|Model||Micromax Canvas Mega E353||Micromax Canvas Mega 4G Q417|
|Display||5.5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5 inch HD display|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592M||1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6735|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
Micromax Canvas Mega E353 comes in Blue color at 7,999 INR and Mega 4G Q417 is available in Golden color for Rs. 10,000.