Micromax has released a new smartphone for the Indian market on June 8th, 2016 and it is named Micromax Canvas Amaze 2. The phone features 4G as a standard feature on a budget smartphone, and this handset has already been rolled out for selling this Thursday on Flipkart exclusively. Micromax has always been known for producing excellent smartphones in different price range, and their latest addition is surely going to attract a whole lot of new customers.
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4G LTE connectivity isn’t only reserved for the high end premium smartphones anymore, they are now available even on the budget handsets. The Micromax Canvas 2 Amaze bears a price tag of Rs. 7,499, hence it falls within the basic mid-tier smartphone category. Apart from the LTE connectivity, there are all standard radios except NFC. Hardware configuration e.g. the CPU, RAM everything is top tier compared with the release time; the Amaze 2 packs a Snapdragon CPU and 2 GB of RAM which is quite impressive.
Like almost every other smartphone in its respective category, the Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 comes with 16 GB of onboard storage capacity, and the expandability comes through the external card slot which takes microSD cards up to 64 GB. The card slot has been tested to work with modern high speed cards.
Cameras are an important part of the smartphones in the market today, in fact the front camera is more important to many people. The Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 comes with a 5 megapixel front camera, and a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash lights. Picture quality is pretty decent for a smartphone of this budget.
Display on this smartphone is based on IPS technology, thus the viewing angles are pretty impressive. For protection against unwanted impacts, Micromax has used Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Though it’s not the latest generation of Corning glasses, yet it’s a great protection for a budget handset. The resolution on this display is 720×1280 pixels.
If you had been looking for the in-depth hardware specs, here they are.
|Screen Size||5 inches|
|Screen Type||HD Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Expandable Memory||Up to 64GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||microSD|
|Internal Memory||16 GB / 2 GB RAM|
|Processor Make||Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Octa Core|
|Operating System||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Magnetometer / Compass||No|
|Ambient Light Sensor||Yes|
|Rear Camera Resolution||13megapixel|
|Front Camera Resolution||5 megapixel|
|SIM Type||Micro SIM|
|GSM / CDMA||GSM|
|EDGE or EGPRS||EDGE|
|Audio Connector||3.5 mm|