Micromax has launched a new smartphone in its Canvas series, called the Canvas 5 lite. The smartphone is priced at Rs 6,499, and will be exclusively available on Snapdeal starting today. The smartphone comes with a metal body and a leather back finish and is available in black color. Also Read - Micromax In 2b budget phone set to launch in India today: Expected specs and priceAlso Read - Micromax to bring a budget phone with price likely under Rs 10,000: Check launch date
The new smartphone is an affordable version of the Canvas 5, which has a similar set of features. There is also a Canvas 5 lite special edition, which comes with the similar set of specifications as that of the Canvas 5 lite. However, the special edition models have a wooden finish at the back and also come with 3GB of RAM.
Micromax Canvas 5 lite specifications
The new smartphone flaunts a 5-inch HD (720p) IPS display as compared to 5.2-inch full HD (1080p) display on the Canvas 5. Under the hood, is MediaTek s MTK6735P 64-bit quad-core processor clocked at 1GHz, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.
In the photography department, the Micromax Canvas 5 lite sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a front-facing 5-megapixel selfie camera. With a 2,000mAh battery, connectivity options on the smartphone include Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi and dual-SIM card slots with 4G LTE. On the software front, it runs on Android Lollipop 5.0.
Speaking about the competitions, the smartphone will face tough competitions in the likes of Intex Aqua Secure and Lenovo A6600. The smartphones are priced at Rs 6,499 and Rs 6,999 respectively. ALSO READ: From Lenovo Z2 Plus to Xiaomi Mi 5: 6 Snapdragon 820 smartphones launched in India
The Lenovo A6600 comes with a 5-inch HD display, 64-bit MediaTek 6735 quad-core processors, 1GB of RAM, 16GGB of internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED, 2-megapixel front facing camera, 2,300mAh battery, dual-SIM support, 4G, VoLTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to name a few. The smartphone run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
The Intex Aqua Secure is one of the cheapest smartphones to come with a fingerprint scanner. It features a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, 1GHz quad-core MediaTek, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage expandable via microSD card. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel selfie camera. It features 1,900mAh battery, dual-SIM card slots, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. On the software front, it runs Android Lollipop 5.1.