To recall, the domestic handset maker initially showcased the smartphone last month alongside the Canvas 6 Pro. The Micromax Canvas 6 was until now available for pre-order via the company's online store alongside the Canvas 6 since last month. The company says the smartphone will be available to buy from Tuesday.
(Also see: Micromax Canvas 6 vs. Micromax Canvas 6 Pro)
One of the biggest advantages of the Micromax Canvas 6 over the Canvas 6 Pro, is that the former sports a fingerprint scanner at the back. Another highlight of the smartphone is it packs metal unibody which means non-removable battery. Much like the Micromax Canvas 6 Pro, the Canvas 6 also supports 4G LTE. According to the official Micromax listing, the Canvas 6 supports both the LTE bands in India - FDD 1800MHz (Band 3) and TDD 2300MHz (Band 40).
(Also see: Can the Canvas 6 Bring Back Glory to Micromax?)
To recall its specifications, the Micromax Canvas 6 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage and the handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB).
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Canvas 6 will come with deep integration of Around Yu, a service aggregator platform from Micromax. The dual-SIM handset sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and also comes with an 8-megapixel front-facing fixed-focus camera. The Canvas 6 is backed by a 3000mAh battery which is rated to deliver a talk time of up to 25 hours and a standby time of up to 305 hours. The new smartphone will come preloaded with some apps including Amazon Kindle, Hike, Milive, Gaana, Opera max, Quikr, Skype, Snapdeal, Swiftkey, Vuliv, and Udio wallet.