With the launch of the Micromax Canvas Power, Micromax joins the likes of Lenovo, with a large-battery smartphone offering. Notably, Lenovo launched the P780 in June 2013, a smartphone that boasted of a huge 4000mAh battery, and created a lot of buzz in the Indian market.
(Also see: Micromax Canvas Power Vs Lenovo P780)
The highlight of the Micromax Canvas Power is its large 4000mAh battery, which according to the official listing delivers up to 5.5 hours of talktime and up to 450 hours of standby time. The Micromax Canvas Power (A96) is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device which runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.
It comes with a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of (FWVGA) 480x854 pixels. The Canvas Power is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK 6582M processor with 512MB of RAM. The Canvas Power features 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is no word on the front-facing camera. On the connectivity front, the Canvas Power includes 3G, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth.
The smartphone also comes with some preloaded apps such as Games (Bubble X Slice and Catch a Mouse), Kingsoft, Hike, Opera Mini and M! Live.
Earlier this week, Micromax's new budget offering, the Canvas Elanza was available at an e-commerce website for Rs. 9,400.
The Micromax Canvas Elanza (A93) is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device with dual standby support, and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch (540x960 pixels) qHD display. The Canvas Elanza is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor (unspecified chipset) with 1GB of RAM.