Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.00-inch (720x1280)
  • Processor Mediatek MT6737
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 3050mAh
  • OS Android 7.0
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateMay 2017

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Review

By Jamshed Avari (Jun 28, 2017)
Jamshed Avari
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good
  • Runs Android 7.0
  • Bad
  • Sluggish performance
  • Buggy custom launcher and spam notifications
  • Weak battery life and extremely slow charging
  • Camera performance is below par

If the ancient 3310 can come back from the dead, why not other phones? Micromax seems to have caught the nostalgia bug and has decided to resuscitate the Canvas 2 – in name at least because there’s absolutely nothing that this new phone carries forward from its namesake. We don’t know why Micromax went straight to Canvas 2 instead of just rebooting the line and starting with “Canvas” - the 2012 model might have been popular but it certainly wasn’t iconic. Budget phones at the time weren’t built to last very long, and we doubt many people would even be able to pick it out of a lineup of low-cost phones from that era.

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Summary

Micromax is playing on nostalgia by reusing the Canvas 2 name. However, this new model has nothing in common with the original. It's all plastic and looks good, but its material quality, specifications and features are no match for Chinese competitors at the same price level. Battery life is weak and charging takes several hours. The camera can perform well only if conditions are favourable. The biggest letdown is that despite running on Android 7.0, this phone's custom skin is buggy and delivers spam notifications. It's safe to avoid this trip down memory lane.

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) (3GB RAM, 16GB) - Chrome Black 4,898
Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) (3GB RAM, 16GB) - Champagne 4,999

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) price in India starts from ₹ 4,898. The lowest price of Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) is ₹ 4,898 at Amazon.

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Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Full Specifications

Brand Micromax
Model Canvas 2 (2017)
Release date May 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 3050
Removable battery No
Colours Champagne, Black
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core
Processor make Mediatek MT6737
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 64
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel
Operating system Android 7.0
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
3G No
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor No
Accelerometer No
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) User Review and Ratings

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    AB JOSHI (Jun 20, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    A true VFM phone. A 5.5 inches screen would have been better, but very satisfied with this Made In India Phone. Good Battery, Sound and Camera. Everyone should buy one. The finger scanner works well. The speed with 3 Gb RAM is decent.
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  • Great phone
    rohan m. (Jul 1, 2017) on Amazon
    Awesome phone unbreakable, with unlimited data,and great battery lasts more than a day
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    Amazon Customer (Jun 29, 2017) on Amazon
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  • best touch screen like apple iphones and good camera and sensor is look very nice back look is so preety
    Ashish dahiya (Jun 25, 2017) on Amazon
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  • Good
    Amazon Customer (Jun 19, 2017) on Amazon
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  • Superb phone from Indian Company
    Shivang Sharma (Jun 11, 2017) on Amazon
    Superb phone. 1 year screen replacement warranty. Wow. Unbreakable phone. Very nice looks
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  • Five Stars
    Amazon Customer (Jun 12, 2017) on Amazon
    Loved but I am doubting on the brand
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    Amazon Customer (Sep 3, 2017) on Amazon
    I bought this phone i am fully satisfied for his performance toatlly vov
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  • Super Duper
    Authentic Reviewer (Aug 25, 2017) on Amazon
    Best phone in this price range. You are getting front finger print senser at 8K what else do we want.
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