On Sunday, Micromax launched a 3 page coverage of its first full-HD display smartphone, the “Micromax Canvas Turbo” with Hugh Jackman, the brand ambassador for their Canvas range of smartphones. The Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 has a 5-inch Full HD display with aluminum chassis, 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and a 13MP rear-facing camera. The smartphone costing Rs. 19,990 is available for pre-order @ www.themobilestore.in
The smartphone runs on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and comes with FOTA support. It features 16GB of inbuilt storage, although there is no word on expandable storage.The Canvas Turbo sports 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera and also houses a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The company mentions in a press note that the Canvas Turbo’s camera includes a number of features like Panorama, Cinemagraph and Object Eraser.
Commenting on the launch, Rahul Sharma, Co-founder, Micromax said, “At Micromax, our focus has always been to keep innovating to democratize technology for masses by offering seamless experience through a combination of great hardware and enhanced software capabilities. Canvas Turbo further builds on our promise to constantly empower our users with superior technology. This is complemented by a refreshed ecosystem of applications enabling users to multitask offering great value to them.”
The Micromax Canvas Turbo features a 5-inch full-HD CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) IPS display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek 6589T (Turbo) processor along with 2GB of RAM.
The Canvas Turbo sports 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera and also houses a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The company mentions in a press note that the Canvas Turbo’s camera includes a number of features like Panorama, Cinemagraph and Object Eraser.
The Canvas Turbo packs a 2000mAh battery. Interestingly, Micromax‘s site for Canvas Turbo mentions that the smartphone supports dual-SIM with one regular SIM and other micro-SIM.
The phone also comes up with selective pre-loaded apps: M! Live, M! Security, M! Unlock, Games (Fruit Devil, Dark Man, Jelly jumper), Kingsoft, Spuul, Hike, Game Hub, Opera Mini, Look Away, FOTA, BBM, iFloat. Moreover, Micromax has signed an agreement with BlackBerry to bundle BBM (BlackBerry messenger) on Canvas range of devices. Like the Canvas 4, this very phone also supports smart gesture control features.
The Canvas Turbo A250 also offers an array of connectivity options: Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GSM, Dual SIM, Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone jack and much more. The 5-inch FHD phone will be made available in two color options: Midnight Blue and Pristine White. The actual retail availability of Canvas Turbo A250 will commence starting October 26.
Micromax Canvas Turbo @ a glance:
• 5-inch full-HD CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) display
• 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek 6589T processor
• 2GB of RAM
• Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean with FOTA support
• 16GB of inbuilt storage
• 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera
• 5-megapixel front-facing camera
• 2000mAh battery