Micromax Canvas Selfie with 13 MP Front Camera and Octa Core Processor Launched in India

Micromax, a leading domestic smartphone manufacturer has announced its new Selfie focused smartphone – Micromax Canvas Selfie. Canvas Selfie was launched by Mr. Vineet Taneja, CEO of Micromax Mobiles in presence of several IPTL stars Sania Mirza, Ana Ivanovic, Kristina Mladenovic and Daniela Hantuchova. Micromax has not revealed the price of this phone yet, however it will be available in India from second week of January 2015.


Canvas Selfie has a 4.7 inch HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top which should be comfortable for one handed operation. It comes with MediaTek True Octa core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz paired with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB inbuilt memory which can be further expanded by up to 32 GB via Micro SD card.

This smartphone has a 13 MP primary camera on its rear side with LED flash, Sony sensor and also has a detailed 13 MP front facing camera. This selfie camera is the highlight of this smartphone and is also aided by a selfie camera app which includes camera beauty tools like Eye enhancement, face slimming, Skin smoothening, Teeth whitening, Remove Oil, Fade dark circles, Mmake-up, etc. LED flash is also present on the front side.

Speaking on the launch, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said, “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 glamourous always.”

On the software front, Canvas Selfie is running Android 4.4 KitKat. It comes with 2300 mAh battery with unspecified talk time and standby. Other Connectivity features include EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, Micro USB port and Dual SIM functionality.

Company has taken care of both exterior beauty and internal hardware of this device as it comes with a faux leather rear finish, available in Mystic Blue and Angelic White colors, 13 MP camera on both sides, and Octa Core Processor.

Canvas Selfie will compete against HTC Desire 816, Micromax Canvas Knight, iBall Andi 4.7G Cobalt and Intex Aqua i7 in Indian Market.

Key Specifications of Micromax Canvas Selfie:

Model Name Huawei Honor Holly
Display 4.7 inch HD display
Processor 1.7 GHz True Octa Core processor
Camera 13 MP rear camera, 13 MP front camera
Battery 2300 mAh
Internal Storage 16 GB
Price Not specified
Dual Sim Yes

Micromax Canvas Selfie will be available from second week of January 2015 on most online e-commerce sellers and offline retail outlets as well.  Price details will be unveiled at the time of availability.

Author: Pooja

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