tech2 News StaffMay 04, 2016 11:39:47 IST
Indian smartphone maker Micromax has launched the Canvas Mega 2 with a 6-inch display and long-lasting battery at Rs 7,999.
The Canvas Mega 2 features a plastic and glass contruction that is available in a slim design which focuses on the giant phablet-sized 6-inch display. That 6-inch IPS LCD display however sports qHD (960x540 pixels) resolution, which is a bit disappointing. Inside there is a 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage that is expandable to 32GB via a microSD card.
There is an 8MP autofocus camera on the back which is accompanied by an LED flash and a 5MP fixed focus unit up front for selfies. The smartphone packs in 4G LTE bands and comes with the usual connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and is powered by a 3000mAh battery. The Micromax Canvas Mega 2 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax Informatics said “With the proliferation of 3G and 4G networks, the mobile video traffic is expected to grow at a CAGR of 88% between 2014 and 2019. Mobile gaming is another big area of growth with user base likely to reach 320 million by 2020 (source: statista) from the current 180 million. This has led to the phablet category’s phenomenal growth of 190% in 2015 over previous years. We believe, there will be further rise of mobile internet and persistent increase in demand for larger screens and video consumption. Micromax spotted these trends early on with its super successful Doodle series and now furthering it with Mega series by offering consumers various large screen smartphones options to provide an immersive internet and entertainment experience.”.
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