Notably, the A177 Canvas Juice seems to be a variant of the A77 Canvas Juice announced in November 2013.
The biggest noticeable difference between in A177 Canvas Juice and A77 Canvas Juice is the former is backed by a 1.2GHz dual-core MediaTek MTK 6572 processor, while the latter packs a dual-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MTK 6572 processor. The A177 Canvas Juice comes with 1GB of RAM.
The highlight of the Micromax A177 Canvas Juice is its large 3000mAh battery, which according to the official listing can deliver up to 10 hours of talktime and up to 282 hours of standby time.
The Micromax A177 Canvas Juice runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box, much like the A77 Canvas Juice. The A177 is a dual-SIM phablet with support for GSM+GSM lines and dual standby. It features a 5-inch FWVGA display with 480x854 pixels resolution.
The Micromax A177 Canvas Juice sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera accompanied by an LED flash and also includes a VGA front-facing camera. It comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, out of which only 672MB is user-accessible; however, can be expanded up to 32GB with the help of a microSD card.
Connectivity options on the Micromax A177 Canvas Juice include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE, GPS/ AGPS and 3G. Some of the apps preloaded on the Canvas Juice include Game Hub, Spuul, Opera Mini, Hike, M!Live, Dancing Bubbles, Bubble X Slice and Kingsoft Office.
As the yet-to-be-launched A177 Canvas Juice at eBay India, one cannot be certain if the A177 Canvas Juice will have the same official launch price.
Earlier this month, the popular domestic handset maker launched its first octa-core smartphone, the Canvas Knight, in India at Rs. 19,999.
The highlight of the Micromax Canvas Knight is its octa-core MediaTek (MT6592T) processor clocked at 2GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM.