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Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) FAQ, Pros & Cons, User Queries, And Answers

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

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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?

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?

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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?

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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?

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

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.View Author posts