Micromax has chosen a busy day to launch its Canvas Xpress 2 E313. While the tech media houses were chasing the other major launches of the day, Micromax quietly launched the second iteration of its Canvas Xpress 2. This phone is sold through flash sales on Flipkart website. The registration have already started for the sale on August 4, 2015. The price of the phone is Rs. 5,999.
Canvas Xpress 2 features a 5 inch HD (1280 x 720p) IPS display that offers ~294 ppi pixel density. The display is topped with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and there is olephobic coating over it to prevent finger prints. The display offers viewing angle of up to 178 degrees.
It is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core processor paired with Mali graphics and 1GB of RAM. There is 8 GB (4.98GB for the user) of internal storage memory and microSD card slot for further expansion up to 32 GB.
Canvas Xpress 2 comes with a 13 MP camera that has f/2.0 aperture and a 2 MP front facing camera. It is dual SIM phone that supports 3G network connecitivity. Other connectivity options includes Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB with USB OTG support and WiFi. Canvas series from micromax always came with superior audio over the competition. The Canvas Xpress 2 also comes with Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo DAC.
The phone runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS. The 2500 mAh battery offers talk time of up to 9.3 hours and standby of up to 350 hours. Micromax is in the process of revamping its previous best selling devices with up to date technology.
Recently we saw Unite 3 Q372 coming out Micromax, which is also a best selling series. The Canvas Spark that was launched recently has slightly lower specification than Canvas Xpress 2, but is already a best seller on Snapdeal. This phone which used to be sold on flash sales is now available through open sale.