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 Specs||Micromax Canvas 2|
|Display||5.0 inches IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Processor||Quad Core 1.3 GHz|
|Inbuilt Storage||16 GB|
|Storage Upgrade||microSD, up to 64 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM|
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.
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?
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 ?
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?
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.
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?
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?
Question: What are the camera specifications on the Micromax Canvas 2?
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?
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