Micromax announces Canvas Fantabulet with a massive 6.98-Inch display for Rs. 7,499, we are not sure why they are calling it a phablet!

By January 13th, 2016 AT 8:03 PM

Micromax has come up with yet another affordable tablet err phablet, named as Fantabulet F666. It comes with a 6.98-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display, offering a pixel density of 210 ppi. Micromax is marketing the device as ‘phablet’, but with a display size like that, we are doubting whether to call it a phablet or not. The device measures 99.8 x 190 x 9.7 mm and weighs 265 grams, and is touted by the company to be ideal for single-hand operations. It is priced at Rs. 7,499, and will be available in Chrome Gold option, exclusively via Flipkart.

Micromax Canvas FantabuletThis dual-SIM device runs Android 5.0 Lollipop, and offers connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and 2.0 micro-USB port. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8382W/M processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM. The Canvas Fantabulet houses 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. Moreover, in the audio department, the Fantabulet F666 features Dual-Box speakers with DTS sound technology.

Commenting on the launch, Vikas Jain, Co-Founder, Micromax Informatics, said, “We ignited the phablet category with the launch of Canvas range of devices which proved to be extremely popular among the consumers. With the launch of Canvas Fantabulet we are yet again pioneering a new category that will change the way people use smartphones making it their first choice for consumption and productivity needs. The launch comes at the most appropriate time when mobile internet is on the rise and there has been persistent increase in demand for larger screens and video consumption.”

In terms of photography, the device sports an 8-megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash, but sadly, there is no image stabilisation. The device also features a moderate 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet is fueled by a 3,000mAh Li-Ion non-replaceable battery, which is claimed by Micromax to offer 3 hours of talk time and 250 hours of standby time. The Canvas Fantabulet comes pre-loaded with a number of multimedia applications like Eros Now, Kindle, Saavn, Gaana, and many more. The company is also offering a free 90-day subscription to Saavn Pro and Gaana.

What’s your take on this latest offering by Micromax? Let us know through the comments section!

3
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
2 Comment threads
1 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
SudhakarguruGowri shankar Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
guru
guru

waste company, waste phone,
micromax is very greedy after nokia,samsung.
cheap quality and cheap looks.

Sudhakar
Sudhakar

Well said.

Gowri shankar
Gowri shankar

3hrs talktime ? ROFL

Recent Posts

Tata Sky Revises Multi TV Policy to Allow Different Channels on Secondary Set-Top Box

Some of the pressing issues in the DTH and broadcasting industry right now include multi-TV connections. After the introduction of...

Reliance Jio Triple Play Plan Bundling Broadband, Landline and DTH in One Package Is Currently in Testing

The competition for the Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator, Reliance Jio is building up at a fast pace, especially in...

Google Pixel 3a Series May Find Growth in Mature Markets, But Not in India: Analysts

Google’s smartphone business has been struggling to gain ground even as rivals Apple, Samsung and Huawei continue to upend competition...