The battle of bulge looks set to getting ultra-low cost thanks to Micromax A72 Canvas Viva. A72 Canvas Viva is a new phablet from Micromax that has been listed online on Flipkart.com
Micromax A72 Canvas Viva sports a 5-inch (480 x 800 Pixels) display and runs on the dated Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It will be powered by 1GHz processor along with 256MB of RAM. The other specifications of this phablet include 3-megapixel rear camera, VGA front camera, 2,000mAh battery, 2G (EDGE support) and 110 MB of internal storage, which can be expanded by up to 16GB with microSD card. It is a dual-SIM phablet that supports GSM frequency in both the SIM.
While the specs may not be exciting, the price will certainly please some. The phablet is now available for Rs. 6,999 from Flipkart and other retailers.
Micromax is already offering A110 Canvas 2 (Review |Pictures), which is a budget 5-inch phablet. This phablet was launched in October and costs Rs. 9,999. It is a dual-SIM phablet that is powered by 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM.
Camera wise, the A110 Canvas 2 packs in an 8-megapixel autofocus rear sensor with dual-LED flash and a VGA front shooter. Just like A72 Canvas Viva, A110 Canvas 2 also comes with a 2,000 mAh battery, which the company claims gives up to 5 hours of talk time. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS. At the time of the launch Micromax A110 Canvas 2 offered Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) but the company has recently rolled out Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update for this phablet.
Micromax is also reportedly working on A115 Canvas 3D. As per rumours, Canvas 3D would come with a 5-inch WVGA screen that has a resolution of 480x800 pixels. Furthermore, this smartphone will be powered by a dual-core MediaTek MT6577 processor, and have an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 2-megapixel front camera.
Micromax A72 Canvas Viva key specifications
- 5-inch (480 x 800 Pixels) capacitive touch screen display
- 1GHz processor
- 256MB RAM
- 110 MB internal storage, expandable by up to 16GB through microSD card
- 3-megapixel rear camera
- 0.3-megapixel front camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM + GSM) with dual standby
- 2G (EDGE), Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
- 2,000mAh battery
- Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 76x142.8x10.6 mm
- 186 grams