Canvas Xpress 2 Review – Micromax launches the cheapest Octa Core phone at 5,999

Canvas Xpress 2 Review – Recently Micromax has launched Canvas Xpress 2 E313, anticipated to be the first Android 4.4 Smartphone Octa-Core Processor coming at a phenomenal price Rs. 5,999. The phone will be available through Flipkart from August 4th from 2.00 PM through flash sale. The registration is already open and will end on the August 3rd midnight.

As it is well known to us that Micromax is a successful inventor of many UI and budget smartphones and tabs, but this time they are promising something that can literally revolutionize the market created by the budget Android smartphones.

Why will you buy the device?

The first thing that will click your mind is the cost for which you will definitely take a chance to try the brand name Micromax.

Secondly, the built and the features will drive your attention if you are truly looking forward to get hold of a smart looking and cheaper mobile phone with all the features of the top ruling current smartphones manufactured by top mobile phone makers. No matter what, smartphone users are much attracted towards the Octa-core processor, excellent gigabytes, and brilliant camera. And when you can get all these features in one phone, you would prefer to bag it without a second thought. But let us warn you- will you be able to expect the same performance that the apparently costlier phones offer? The question still remains.

Micromax Canvas Xpress 2

Micromax Canvas Xpress 2

Built – Canvas Xpress 2 – Buy Now

This is one of the finest looking smartphones in the Canvas series by Micromax. The black body and the champagne golden frame of the phone are simply enticing. The matte finished body with a subtly rounded back is impressive. With its look, the new Canvas Xpress 2 can beat any upscale smartphones. It gives a wonderful grip as you hold the device and even it never wobbles when the back panel is removed.

Display – Canvas Xpress 2

No wonder what this is the cheapest phones that offer a Gorilla Glass. We found some color distortion while trying to view from different angles. Otherwise, the 5-inch screen portrays brightly and the touch response is pretty impressive.

Hardware specifics

The Canvas Xpress 2 is powered with octa-core processor 1.4GHz MediaTek (MT6592) with 8 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM. You can get around 5 GB of usable space. 4G radio is not included otherwise the device supports WIFI, 3G and GPS.

You will not get the latest Lollipop Android version with this phone. Though, Micromax has promised to upgrade it with Android 5.0 Lollipop soon. The Canvas Xpress 2 is built with the Android 4.4 KitKat that is available with customized UI and there is also no support for the themes. Unlike the Chinese smartphones that have integrated home screen, this Micromax device follows the home screen plus app launcher navigation system.

The volume and power keys are plastic made and are positioned in the right edge of the phone. You can put the 3.5mm headset jack at the head of the device and the micro-USB port is kept in the bottom along with the speaker grille.

Camera – Canvas Xpress 2

The Canvas Xpress 2 is offering a decent camera within this price range. The 13 MP rare camera, with dual LED flash is pretty impressive. The front camera is 2 MP through which you can take prominent selfies.

In the removable back panel you can attach the micro SD card and the micro two SIM. The phone is powered with a 2500mAh battery, which is removable.

Highlights of the Canvas Xpress 2-

  • Get the smartphone in Rs. 5,999.
  • Octa-Core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor1.4 GHz
  • The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 8GB internal memory
  • Mali 450 GPU1GB RAM
  • Expandable memory 32GB
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash |2 MP front camera
  • The camera is equipped with 1/3.06-inch OmniVision, Largan 5P lens, OV13850 sensor
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat), which will be upgraded soon to Android 5.0 (Lollipop) as promised by Micromax
  • FM Radio
  • You will get a 3.5mm audio jack along with the set
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Battery 2500mAh
  • Wi-Fi
  • Dual SIM

 

With all the features and facilities of the new Canvas Xpress 2, the smartphone is predicted to be a tough market contender against the smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi 2 and CoolPad Dazen 1. Though the impressive and well-built body and efficient cameras are the positive factors for the Canvas Xpress 2 to win the game but it can experience a setback for not having the 4G support and the more internal storage capacity in comparison to the market demand.

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