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Micromax Launched Canvas 2 (2017) With 1 Year of Free 4G Data from Airtel

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One of the most popular smartpone of Micromax ‘the Canvas 2’ has been launched in India. Called the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) the smartphone has been launched in partnership with Airtel. Airtel is offering one year of free 4G data (capped at 1GB per day) and unlimited free calling to any mobile network after the purchase of Canvas 2 (2017).  Canvas 2 is launched at the price of Rs. 11,999 “pre-bunddled” with an Airtel 4G sim card, and will be made available at retail outlets across the country from Wednesday, May 17.

Talking about specification, Micromax Canvas 2 sports a 5” 2.5D Cover Glass HD (720×1280) display coming with Gorilla Glass 5, Canvas 2 (2017) certainly appears to be the first smartphone to offer Gorilla Glass 5 in this price range, Mr. Rahul Sharma, co-founder of Micromax Informatics says “Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make ‘Canvas 2’, the first smartphone to offer Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in its price segment. We expect ‘Canvas 2’ to yet again set a bench mark and revolutionise the overall smartphone adoption,” also John Bayne, Vice President and General Manager, Corning Gorilla Glass added “Sporting a 2.5D Cover Glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, the Canvas 2 gives up to 4 times better performance in drop failure height than other glasses. Equipped with improved drop performance and better retained strength, the device also offers a high standard of optical sharpness and protects against screen damage.”

The dual-SIM Canvas 2 (2017) runs Android 7.0 Nougat and powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Canvas 2 offers 3GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be further expanded upto 64GB via microSD card, the smartphone is packed with a  a 3050mAh battery and will be made available in Champagne and Black colour options.

The smartphone comes with a 13MP rear camera with flash and features different modes including Bokeh, Panorama, and HDR. On the front end, there is a 5MP camera with wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, auto focus, and a 5P lens. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. Micromax is also offering a ‘1-year screen replacement promise’ with the Canvas 2 (2017), applicable from the date of activation.

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