Leading the Indian smartphone market, Micromax has announced its tow new phablets, Canvas Mega E353 and canvas Mega 4G Q417 in the country. The company has priced the handsets at Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 10,999, respectively.
Commenting at the launch Vineet Taneja, CEO of Micromax Informatics said, “Phablet market has grown exponentially in the last quarter with over 200% growth in the segment. With more than 70% of neo-users in the age group of 15-24 years extensively streaming videos on their smartphones. With the launch of the Mega series, we’re reinforcing our commitment to bold and fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers.”
Both of the smartphones in Canvas Series comes with a 13-megapixel primary camera coupled with a 5-megapixel of front-facing camera, and running on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.
The Micromax Canvas Mega 4G Q417 offers a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 16GB internal storage and 2500 mAh of battery. It is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC, which is coupled with 3GB of RAM. As its name suggests, the device supports 4G connectivity.
While, the Micromax Canvas Mega E353 also features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, along with 8GB built-in memory and 2820 mAh of battery. It sports a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6792 SoC bundled with 1GB of RAM. However, the smartphone lags in 4G connectivity option. Both of the devices supports microSD card.
Buyers are recommended that they must prefer Micromax Canvas Mega 4G smartphone as it offers 3GB of RAM and 4G connectivity, which enables the users to swiftly surf Internet on the handheld device. Also, serving 1GB RM with the lower version, in exchange of Rs. 7,999 doesn’t seem to be a good deal. As at the same price point, other OEMs are offering higher specs.
Tech Specs Comparison[table style=”table-striped”]
|Phone||Micromax Canvas Mega E353||Micromax Canvas Mega 4G Q417|
|Camera||13MP rear and 5MP front camera||13MP rear and 5MP front camera|
|Processor||1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6792 SoC||1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC|
|RAM||1 GB||3 GB|
|Display||5.5-inch HD IPS display||5.5-inch HD IPS display|
|Battery||2820 mAh||2500 mAh|
|Storage||8 GB||16 GB|