Micromax has launched its first 4G enabled smartphone, the Micromax Canvas Knight 2. Highlight of this phone is that it comes with dual-SIM 4G support such that both nano SIM cards on the phone support 4G connectivity.
As for specifications, it is powered by a 64-bit octa-core (quad-core 1.5GHz + quad-core 1GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Running Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, it features a 5-inch HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It supports up to 32GB of expandable storage via microSD card. The Canvas Knight 2 sports a 13 mega pixel rear camera with Sony IMX214 CMOS sensor, Largan 5P lens and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera with Omnivision OV5648 sensor, Largan 4P lens.
Backed up by a 2260mAh battery, it is claimed to deliver up to 7 hours and 45 minutes of talk time and up to 335 hours of standby time. The phone comes pre-loaded with several apps like- SwiftKey, Snapdeal, Apps Center, CleanMaster, Chaatz, Newshunt, Quikr and Hotstar. The Micromax Canvas Knight 2 also boasts of Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo WM8998 audio. Furthermore, the phone will come with a free 4G SIM from Airtel with Airtel 4G Double Data offer which doubles the 4G data amount on activating the 4G SIM.
Features and Specifications of Micromax Canvas Knight 2
- Processor: 64-bit octa-core (quad-core 1.5GHz + quad-core 1GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
- Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Display: 5-inch HD AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- RAM: 2GB
- ROM: expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel Auto Focus with Sony IMX214 CMOS sensor, Largan 5P lens
- Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with Omnivision OV5648 sensor, Largan 4P lens
- Battery: 2260mAh
- 4G support
“With the launch of our new device Canvas Knight 2, the first in the 4G range, we are looking at driving the next wave of internet evolution in the country. Over the next few months, we are all set to launch a series of 4G LTE enabled devices across a range of price points each addressing unique needs of the Indian consumer. Our popular series of Canvas Fire, Unite, Nitro will gradually move to 4G offerings. With a comprehensive portfolio of quality 4G LTE-enabled devices, we are confident of propelling the next wave of mobile internet ecosystem in the country,” said, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics.
Price and Availability
Priced at Rs. 16,299, the Micromax Canvas Knight 2 will be available to buy starting June 10, 2015.