The Indian smartphone maker Micromax introduced new range of smartphones in India, the Mega Series. The Mega Series for now features the phablets from Micromax, with the two launched smartphones – Canvas Mega E353 and Canvas Mega 4G Q417 featuring 5.5 inches display. The newly launched Canvas Mega E353 and Canvas Mega 4G Q417 will feature a price tag of Rs 7,999 and Rs 10,999 respectively, though there has not been any official announcement about the date of sale for the two smartphones.
Previously we had seen that one of the launched smartphones, the Canvas Mega E353 was first listed on Micromax’s website and then had later gone on to sale via an online retailer. During the launch event Vineet Taneja, CEO of Micromax Informatics said that with these new smartphones, Micromax is targeting the young consumers and they believe that these new smartphones will further strengthen their position in the phablet segment. He also added, “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 stream videos on their phones. With the launch of the new Mega series smartphones, we’re reinforcing our commitment to bold and fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers.”
Micromax Launches Canvas Mega E353, Canvas Mega 4G Q417 for Rs. 7999 and Rs. 10999
Lets now have a look at what does the smartphone have to offer, the Micromax Canvas Mega E353 sports a 5.5 inch HD IPS display and is powered by the octa core Mediatek MT6592M processor that is clocked at 1.4GHz, this is supported by 1GB of RAM space and 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card. The Canvas Mega E353 is backed up with a 2,820mAh battery. The users will have to spend Rs 7,999 to get their hands on the Canvas Mega E353.
The second smartphone that was launched, Micromax Canvas Mega 4G Q417, as the name suggests is 4G enabled. The smartphone features a 5.5 inch IPS display with HD resolution and under the hood it is powered by the 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6735 octa-core processor, this is coupled with 3GB of RAM and it comes with 16GB of internal storage. The smartphone is powered by a 2500mAh battery. This smartphone will feature a price tag of Rs 10,999.
Both the Canvas Mega and the Canvas Mega 4G feature similar specifications in the camera department, with a 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP shooter in the front. Both the new smartphones run the Android v5.1 Lollipop.