Micromax Canvas Mega E353 with a 13-megapixel camera and a 5.5-inch display launched for Rs. 8,320

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Micromax has launched yet another smartphone, the Micromax Canvas Mega E353, in India with a price tag of Rs. 8,320. The device is available only through Flipkart as of now, but it will soon start selling from various online and offline retailers in the country. The Canvas Mega E353 is an affordable phablet, and is one of 11 smartphone offerings from the company which have screen sizes of 5.5-inch or above.

Micromax Canvas Mega E353

Micromax Canvas Mega E353 Specifications

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display, 720 x 1,280 pixels, 267 ppi
  • 13MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera
  • 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, and microSD card slot (upto 32GB)
  • Dual-SIM card slot, 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Ambient-Light Sensor, Accelerometer, e-Compass, Gyro-Sensor, and Proximity Sensor
  • 2,820 mAh battery

The Micromax Canvas Mega E353, as the name suggests, is a large device with a large 5.5-inch IPS LCD display and a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop even though the operating system is more than an year old. The company could have easily managed shipping the device with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, but it clearly chose not to. There’s a 13-megapixel camera on its back, and a 5-megapixel camera sensor on the front. It’s a dual-SIM smartphone, but lacks 4G LTE, and comes with a 2,820 mAh battery.

We don’t think that the Canvas Mega is worth recommending to anyone, especially since there are a lot of worthy alternatives in the market such as the Lenovo K3 Note, the Xiaomi Mi 4i, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, the Meizu m2 note, and the company’s own YU Yureka.

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Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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