|Amazon||Micromax Canvas 5 E481 (Grey)||Rs. 8,990|
Micromax needs no introduction in India as it happens to be the king of the domain when it comes to value for money handsets in India. The handset maker has been churning out one impressive device after another under its flagship lineup called Canvas. So much is the popularity of the lineup that the international superstar Hugh Jackman, who plays Wolverine, could not resist being the brand ambassador for the same. Now the handset maker has launched its newest flagship device called Canvas 5 in India.
Micromax now happens to be one of the few brands in India that manufactures seriously slim smartphones. Micromax Canvas 5 also happens to be one of the slimmest smartphone in the arsenal of Micromax and one of the most elegant devices. Moreover, the premium factor of the handset is enhanced by the metal chassis and leather back panel of the handset.
Micromax has equipped the new smartphone with a smaller 5.2-inch display, which is good enough for enjoying multimedia viewing experience. The handset comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which means users can enjoy full HD content without any loss in quality. The display also comes protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass.
The user experience offered by the handset is at par with good smartphones in India as it comes with the last generation Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system out of the box. The user experience offered by the handset is bound to be enjoyable owing to the material design and performance enhancements integrated in Lollipop.
Performance and Battery Life
For a commendable performance, Micromax has equipped the handset with a powerful Octa-core processor that comes with a clock speed of 1.3 GHz. The processor also has 3 GB of RAM at its disposal for maintaining the consistency in the performance. Moreover, this handset comes powered by a 2900 mAh battery, which is ideal for longer usage.
Coming to the imaging aspect of the handset, Micromax has placed a 13 MP primary camera on the rear panel of the handset. Furthermore, the front panel of the handset houses a 5 Megapixels snapper that is good for clicking selfies and making video calls.
Being a flagship device from a leading handset maker in the country, this handset comes with all bells and whistles when it comes to connectivity. It is a dual-SIM handset that comes with support for boith 4G LTE and 3G for a superfast Internet connectivity. Besides these, Micromax Canvas 5 also features NFC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB for the convenience of its users.
Any flagship device from Micromax is bound to be a successful device as the Gurgaon-based brand is a master when it comes to manufacturing high-end devices at half the cost. Micromax Canvas 5 happens to be budget smartphone with a price tag just north of INR 10,000 and still offers features like massive RAM and premium build quality.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||November 4, 2015|
|Model||Canvas 5 E481 (3GB RAM)|
|Color||Brown, Grey, Maple Wood|
|SIM Card||Dual Micro SIM|
|Operating System||Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Upgradable To V6.0 (Marshmallow)
|Dimensions||148 x 73.6 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.5 GHz Octa core 64 bit (1.5 GHz Quad + 1.3 GHz Quad) (Cortex A53)|
|Display||Size||5.2 inches (13.21 cm)|
Corning Gorilla Class 3
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD|
|Pixel Density||424 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||68.27 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus||
Phase Detection autofocus
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2900 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Polymer, Non Removable|
|Stand By Time (GSM)||275 hr|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/900, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, MP3, WAV|
|Video Format||H.264, MP4, MPEG4|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 64 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|