Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 launched for Rs 5,999 with 13-megapixel camera

Micromax has just launched the cheapest octa-core smartphone in India with a 13-megapixel camera called the Canvas Xpress 2 for Rs 5,999. The budget smartphone comes across as quite a value for money package as far as the sub Rs 6,000 price range goes. Micromax has been facing a lot of competition in the budget smartphone range but it has been taking the competitors head on by launching a slew of budget devices.

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There’s a 1.4GHz octa-core processor under the hood coupled with 1GB of RAM. The display is a 5-inch unit with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The internal storage of the device is 8GB which can be expanded by another 32GB. The device will be sold through the flash sales model exclusively on Flipkart for which the registrations will commence today at 6pm. Let us take a look at the specifications of the device:

Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 specifications

  • 5-inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat, upgradeable to Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • MT6592M chipset, 1.4GHz octa-core CPU, Mali-450 GPU,
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB)
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, dual LED flash, OmniVision sensor, 5P largan lens and Blue lens filter
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and dual SIM
  • 2,500 mAh battery

It will be available in black colour with golden finish.

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8 Comments on "Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 launched for Rs 5,999 with 13-megapixel camera"

 

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shivam
July 27, 2015 10:54 pm 10:54 PM

better option coolpad dazen with 2g ram and 4g at same price forgot about xpress 2

dskushwaha
July 27, 2015 8:16 pm 8:16 PM

Another dumb phone from micromax unite2 and others with so called 8G ROM. I can’t understand how it has become a market leader (sosompeople say) by fooling people in the name of 4GB/8GB ROM.
Like unite2 this too has 5GB usable (as internal SD Card) out of 8GB there by leaving less than 1GB for app installation which will further reduce after new ROM (Lollipop) thereby leaving even lesser space for app updates/installation.
I will recmmend Android ones of 1st generation which are available at Rs 3999 at various sites.

Pratap Madgulkar
July 28, 2015 9:53 am 9:53 AM

You are right … dskushwaha .

I am also facing same issue with my Xolo Q1010i ….

app memory is too low .. now if you have 20+ apps in phone it’s pathetic to unlock by pattern …. 🙁

I took it by seeing 8gb internal ….

now I changed to infocus M530 inbuild 16GB where user can use almost 12 gb direct for apps

dskushwaha
July 28, 2015 3:57 pm 3:57 PM

And the reviewers / OEM don’t mention this most important thing. They always flaunt 8GB, 16GB internal memory. Who needs an internal SD Card carved out of internal memory when you can get 16GB SD card at 400-500 Rs.
It must be made compulsory to mention app memory for the OEM/ reviewer.

Mr. A
July 27, 2015 10:38 pm 10:38 PM

You can edit ur ROM to increase the APPs memory 😉 just google it 😛

dskushwaha
July 28, 2015 5:44 am 5:44 AM

Yes, I know. One needs to root and link/bind one folder to another. Lucky patcher is one such app for this. You will void the warranty by doing so.
But my question is aren’t 1st fist generation android with almost 2.3 GB (out of 4GB ROM) much better and easier to use (for any person including a layman) than these problematic sets with high specifications. Doesn’t the developer of the ROM know how much system memory will be required for future app installation/ update and system updates?

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