The dual-SIM Canvas Nitro runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixel) IPS display with an oleophobic coating. Micromax is also touting the smartphone's faux-leather back panel. It will be available in Mesmerising Blue, Pristine White.
The Micromax Canvas Nitro is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. It features a 5-megapixel front-facing fixed focus camera, apart from a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera.
Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. The Canvas Nitro comes with 8GB of built-in storage (5.68GB user-available) which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Snapdeal listing (which lists an MRP of Rs. 16,999) of the Canvas Nitro lists a 2500mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 10 hours of talk time, and 320 hours of standby time. Smartphone features an accelerometer, ambient light, and proximity sensor.
Micromax last month launched the octa-core Canvas Knight Cameo A290 in India, at Rs. 12,777. The dual-SIM smartphones runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box, and features a 4.7-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor alongside 1GB RAM.
The recently-launched Canvas Knight Cameo sports an 8-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and full-HD (1080p) video recording support, while there is a 5-megapixel fixed-focus front-facing camera also onboard. The 8GB of inbuilt storage on the Canvas Knight Cameo A290 is expandable up to 32GB (via microSD card).