Micromax announces Canvas Selfie with 13-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras

By | December 9, 2014

It seems mobile manufacturers are finally paying some heed to selfie enthusiasts, with launch of selfie focused smartphones like HTC Desire Eye, Alcatel OneTouch Selfie, Lava Iris Selfie 50, Asus Zenfone 5, Sony Xperia E3, Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Panasonic Eluga S to name a few. Micromax has also joined the selfie bandwagon with the announcement of its selfie centered smartphone, dubbed as Micromax Canvas Selfie.

Micromax Canvas Selfie will hit the stores across the nation by second week of January and price has been kept under the wraps as of now. It would be really difficult to find a cheaper match for Canvas selfie as company is known for good products at most competitive price and add to that competitor like HTC Desire Eye selling at astronomical price of Rs. 36,000 ($600). The most prominent feature of this smartphone is a 13 megapixel front facing camera that is enhanced with Sony sensor coupled with single LED flash.Micomax Canvas Selfie launch

Its rear camera has the same specifications as the front one, along with an additional LED flash for better low light photography. As far as specifications are concerned, the Micromax Canvas Selfie features a 4.7-inch HD IPS display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Its processing needs are taken care of by 1.7 GHz Tru-octacore processor in combination with 2 GB of RAM. Its on board memory is limited at 16 GB, however if you find it too less then go for an additional 32 GB of microSD card.

“The Canvas Selfie is an ideal smartphone for the selfie-obsessed users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look glamorous always,” Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said.

Its not just the megapixel count that comes along, but some enhancements in the camera app makes the deal all the more sweeter! In fact this smartphone has been specifically made keeping in mind females who always want perfect selfies for their social media profiles. The camera apps comes loaded with various value added beauty apps for selfie addict females! The beauty tools include eye enhancements, face slimming, skin smoothening, teeth whitening, removing oil and one can also add make-up effects like mascara, eye-shadow, blush and lip gloss.

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The Micromax Canvas Selfie runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat and comes power packed with a decent 2,300 mAh battery. Its pixel density is pegged at 312 pixel per inch and comes equipped with all the standard connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and nano-SIM support.  It is available in mystic blue and angelic white color variants.

Micromax Canvas Selfie Key Specifications:

– Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box
– 4.7-inch HD IPS display protect with Gorilla Glass 3
– Pixel density 312 ppi
– Octa core 1.7GHz processor
– 13MP front-facing camera w/ LED flash
– 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 32GB expandability
– 13MP rear camera w/ dual LED flash and Sony sensor
– 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, dual SIM card slots
– 2300mAh battery