Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Micromax introduced the Canvas 2 (2017) last week in India. The smartphone is a mid range smartphone which comes with decent specification. The phone runs on the latest Android Nougat and comes with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Interestingly the company has partnered with Airtel and Canvas 2 (2017) users will get unlimited national Calling to any network and 1 GB data per day for 1 year. The smartphone is offered in Chrome and Champagne colour options and is priced at Rs 11,999. The Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) will go on sale in India from today via retail outlets across the country.

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Pros

  • Gorilla Glass 5 Protection.
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 1 Year Display Guarantee
  • Free Call & Data

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Cons

  • HD (720p) Display
  • MediaTek 6737
  • 16GB Storage

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Specifications

Key SpecsMicromax Canvas 2
Display 5.0 inches IPS LCD
Screen Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ChipsetMediaTek 6737
Processor Quad Core 1.3 GHz
Memory3 GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgrademicroSD, up to 64 GB
Primary Camera13 MP
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
Battery 3050mAh

Question: Does the Micromax Canvas 2 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Micromax Canvas 2 Support VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, it supports VoLTE out of the box.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage does the Micromax Canvas 2 have?

Answer: The phone has  3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of onboard storage which can be further expanded up to 64 GB.

Question: Does the Micromax Canvas 2 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the Micromax Canvas 2 supports micro SD expansion up to 64GB via dedicated SD card slot.

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Question: What are the color options?

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Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 will be available in Chrome and Champagne colours options.

Question: Does Micromax Canvas 2 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 comes with an Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, and Gravity sensor.


Question: Is the back panel and the battery on Micromax Canvas 2 removable ?

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Answer: The back cover is removable but the battery is non-removable.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Micromax Canvas 2?

Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 comes with an Quad-core MediaTek 6737. The Mali T720 MP GPU handles the graphics.

Question: How is the display of the Micromax Canvas 2?

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS LCD panel with 2.5D curved glass display. The display comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Question: Is there any protection on the display of the Micromax Canvas 2?

Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It can survive falls from upto 1.6 meters.

Question: Does the Micromax Canvas 2 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, the device supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Answer: The Micromax Canvas 2 comes with on-screen navigation buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it does have a fingerprint sensor placed at the front.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: No.

Question: What are the camera specifications on the Micromax Canvas 2?

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Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Micromax Canvas 2 houses a 13 megapixel camera at the rear with auto focus, 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. The camera comes with features such as touch focus, bokeh effect, HDR, and panorama.

On the front, you get a 5 MP f/2.2 selfie camera.

Question: Does the camera support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, you can switch to HDR mode for better color reproduction.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the Micromax Canvas 2?

Answer: No, the Micromax Canvas 2 can only play videos up to HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Micromax Canvas 2?

Answer: No, the device does not come with a dedicated camera button.


Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

Answer: In our initial testing, we found the speaker to be decent.

Question:  Is there any offer with Micromax Canvas 2?

Answer: Yes, users will can unlimited national calls to any network and 1GB 4G data per day for one year. Offer valid only with Airtel SIM card.

Question: Can the Micromax Canvas 2 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, the can be attached to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create a hotspot to share the internet from this device.


Micromax Canvas 2 packs a decent set of specification. The 2.5D curved glass display with Gorilla Glass 5, Android Nougat OS out of the box and the Airtel free calling & data offer makes it a good deal. However it misses out on some departments like a lower resolution display, less internal storage, and an entry level chip-set. Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 offers a better features in same range. However considering that it’s mainly targeted for the offline consumers, it can be a good smartphone to consider