After the fairly successful Canvas Spark, today Micromax has launched its successor, the Canvas Spark 2. Priced at Rs 3,999, the Canvas Spark 2 is touted as ‘India ka 3G Phone’ that attempts to break all the price barriers. Also Read - Cheaper Micromax In 1b Android Go edition India launch soon, details here
The Canvas Spark 2 will be exclusively available on Snapdeal, and the first flash sale will be conducted on September 30. Registrations for the first sale will kick off on September 23 at 10:00AM. Also Read - Micromax In 1b goes on sale: Price in India, specs and sale offers
Micromax Canvas Spark 2 specifications and features: It flaunts a 5-inch FWVGA (854×480 pixels) IPS display, and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Also on the offer is 4GB onboard storage that is expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card. Also Read - Micromax In Note 1, In Note 1b launched in India: Price, specifications and other details
On the photography front, the Canvas Spark 2 is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front facing selfie camera. There is also a 1,800mAh battery which Micromax claims to offer up to 324 hours of backup on standby mode.
Connectivity options such as dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11n are present. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box with Micromax custom skin atop. The company has also pre-loaded support for 10 regional languages, Firstouch launcher and apps such as Scandid, Kindle, Hotstar, Clean Master, Swiftkey and Snapdeal.
While the Canvas Spark 2 is an affordable 3G smartphone, it will face tough competition from the likes of Yu Yunique, Phicomm Energy 653 and Lenovo A2010, all of which are 4G LTE-equipped smartphones that cost just Rs 1,000 more.
Here’s how they compare:
|Features||Micromax Canvas Spark 2||Yu Yunique||Lenovo A2010||Phicomm Energy 653|
|Display||5-inch FWVGA||4.7-inch HD||4.5-inch FWVGA||5-inch HD|
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core processor||1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 64-bit quad-core||1GHz MediaTek MT6735 quad-core 64-bit||1.1GHz Snapdragon 210 quad-core|
|Storage||4GB (expandable)||8GB (expandable)||8GB (expandable)||8GB (expandable)|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
|Software||5.1 Lollipop||5.1 Lollipop||5.1 Lollipop||5.1 Lollipop|
|Price||Rs 3,999||Rs 4,999||Rs 4,990||Rs 4,999|