Micromax has introduced its first flagship tablet in the Canvas series,
calling it the Canvas Tab P650. Until now the domestic maker has been
launching tablets under its Funbook portfolio. The new Canvas Tab has
been launched at Rs. 16,500, and will be available in stores on
The Micromax Canvas Tab P650 comes with 8-inch IPS display
(resolution unspecified) and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor
alongside 1GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which is
further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. It runs Android 4.2.1
Jelly Bean and is upgradable via FOTA (firmware over the air). The
tablet sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera while there is also a
2-megapixel front-facing camera onboard.
The Canvas Tab P650 comes
with SIM support and has voice-calling, however, the company has not
detailed if the device supports single SIM or is dual-SIM. Its 4800mAh
battery is rated to deliver up to five hours of browsing time.
Connectivity options on the tablet include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and 3G.
The tablet comes with some features initially introduced on the
company's flagship smartphone, the Canvas 4, such as Video Pinning,
Pop-up Browser, Look away to Pause video. Pre-loaded apps on the Canvas
Tab include Spuul, M! Security, Music Hub and Opera Mini.
The Micromax Canvas Tab will be available in two colours, Blue and White.
on the launch, Rahul Sharma, Micromax Co- Founder said, "With today's
launch, we aim to extend the Canvas experience to our users on the
tablet PC's, supported by an entire eco-system of applications. The
Canvas Tab promises a seamless experience to the consumers. The Canvas
Tab will strengthen our leadership in the tablet PC market complemented
with a 360 degree go to market strategy to reach out to the consumers."
Earlier on Wednesday, Micromax's budget tablet, the Funbook P255 went up for pre-orders through online retailers at Rs. 4,499.
Micromax Canvas Tab P650 key specifications
- 8-inch IPS display
- 1.2GHz quad core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 16GB of built-in storage, expandable up to 32GB
- 5-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front-facing camera
- Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and upgradable via FOTA
- 4800 mAh battery