Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 goes on sale for Rs. 12,799

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 aka Micromax Unite Anthem A290 goes on sale on more than one online stores in India. The device is listed on Snapdeal website for Rs. 12,799. The device is also seen on eBay, selling for a lesser price of around Rs. 12,400.

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290

Earlier it was rumored that a device named Unite Anthem would launch in India as a part of the Independence day in India. Indian Independence day is celebrated on August 15 every year. To commemorate the occasion Micromax have rolled out an Anthem featuring 9 singers from 9 different languages in India. This device also features in this Anthem.

The device is not yet officially announced by the company yet. Micromax might have scheduled it for tomorrow. Snapdeal in its listing confirms that the Micromax Canvas knight Cameo A290 has the model name Unite Anthem. The device is a trimmed down version of Micromax Canvas Knight A350.

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Let’s now look into the specifications and features of this device.

Micromax Canvas knight Cameo A290 features a 4.7 inch display that offers 1280 x 720p resolution it is powered by an 1.4 GHz octa core CPU along with Mali 450 GPU. The chipset is MediaTek’s MT6592. There is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage memory. The microSD card helps further memory expansion up to 32 GB.

The rear camera in the device features an 8 MP sensor. It is an auto focus camera paired with an LED flash. The camera is capable of recording full HD (1080p) videos @ 30 fps. Other features of the camera includes Video recorder, Video streaming, Video player, Touch focus, Face Detection, Smile detection, Camera Effects, Image Viewer. The front camera has an impressive 5 MP sensor, which makes it good for taking selfies.

Connectivity options are like what we see in other Android devices. The phone supports 2G and 3G network bands with HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps upload/download speeds. The 2010 mAh battery offers 280 hours stand-by and up to 9 hours talk time of 2G networks.

The features and specifications are similar to that of the recently launched Xolo hive 8x-1000. This device too have the same chipset, but have a better 2 GB RAM.

Also See: Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 vs Xolo Hive 8x-1000

Key Specifications of Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 is listed below.

  • 4.7 inch display with 1280 x 720p resolution
  • 1.4 GHz Octa core CPU
  • ARM Mali 450 MP4 GPU
  • Mediatek MT 6592M chipset
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 2G/3G network bands supported
  • 2010 mAh battery

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