Looks like Micromax is suffering from compulsive flagship disorder. It launches a flagship device every month or so. In February it launched Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 and in April they came out with Micromax Canvas Knight. Now finally they are again out with one more flagship device dubbed as Micromax Canvas Gold A300 and it closely resembles its predecessor Canvas Knight. Recently Micromax entered Windows Phone ecosystem as well with Canvas Win W092 and Canvas Win W121.
Two of the most noteworthy features available in this smartphone are its octa core SoC and Android Kitkat OS. Micromax teased fans with the leaked images earlier last week apart from some specification leaks as well. Micromax Canvas Gold A300 is now up for sale on major online retailers for Rs. 24,000 and is the most expensive phone from Micromax ever.
Micromax Canvas Gold A300 is a dual SIM device which sports a 5.5 inch full HD display (1080×1920 resolution). This device is powered by an octa core processor clocked at 2 GHz coupled with 2 GB of RAM. The chipset is unspecified as of now but it is expected to be a MediaTek one as found in most of the Micromax smartphones. This smartphone will run on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat and becomes the fourth Micromax smartphone after Unite 2, Canvas Entice, Canvas Engage to run it. It has 32 GB of in built storage, while there is no official word about the expandability.
This device boasts of a 16 mega pixel rear auto focus camera which represents highest pixel count ever found on a Micromax smartphone. On the other hand it has a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. The listing on online retailer infibeam website shows its camera having Sony sensors for enhanced photography.
Connectivity features include GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 and a 2300mAh Li-Po battery rated to deliver 8 hours of talk time and 210 hours of standby time. The phone is quite slim as 6.9 mm and it has aluminium sides which reminds us of Canvas Knight and turbo. It has a non removable back cover which exactly resembles Canvas Turbo‘s back. You will find rubberized enclosures on the top as well as bottom for antennae.
Micromax Canvas Gold A300 Key features/specs:
- Display: 5.50-inch
- Processor: 2 GHz
- Front Camera: 5-megapixel
- Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels
- RAM: 2 GB
- OS: Android 4.4.2
- Storage: 32GB
- Rear Camera: 16-megapixel
- Battery capacity: 2300mAh