Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro was launched by the company last month at an affordable price of Rs. 7,499. Aiming at the entry level segment, the Canvas Unite 4 Pro expands Micromax’s portfolio of Android devices. It comes with a 5 inch HD display and a quad core processor with 2 GB RAM. These specs are unheard of in this segment, so it looks like Micromax is taking its competition head on.

Micromax launched the Canvas Unite 4 and the Unite 4 Pro together. In this post, we unbox the Unite 4 Pro and take a look at what Micromax has to offer.

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Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Specifications

Key SpecsMicromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro
Display5 inch IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
ChipsetSpreadtrum SC9832
GPU-
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 32 GB via microSD card
Primary Camera8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Video recording720p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 3900 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight-
Dimensions-
Price Rs. 7,499

Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Unboxing

The Canvas Unite 4 Pro comes in a very simple looking box, with the Micromax logo featuring multiple Indian languages adorning the front. Inside, you will find the regular contents – the phone itself, a screen guard with a cleaning cloth, a charger, USB cable and a pair of earphones.

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Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Contents

The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro comes with the following contents inside the box:

Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Box contents

  • Handset
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • Startup Guide
  • Earphones
  • Screen Guard
  • Cleaning Cloth

Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Photo Gallery

Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro Physical Overview

The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro comes with a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. You also get an 8 MP camera on the back and a 5 MP camera on the front. The phone comes with 16 GB internal storage with support for microSD cards. It comes with dual SIM support and a massive 3,900 mAh battery.

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The Canvas Unite 4 Pro comes with a fairly minimal design. The metallic finish adds to the looks of the phone while helping it remain smudge free. Overall, it looks decent and feels good in the hands.

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Like many phones these days, Micromax is using on-screen navigation buttons in the Canvas Unite 4 Pro.

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The volume rocker and the power button are both present on the right side of the phone.

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The SIM card slots are placed under the battery cover, so you will have to remove it if you want to change SIM cards.

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The microUSB port is placed on the bottom of the phone.

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On top, you will find the 3.5 mm audio jack.

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On the back, to the left, you find the camera sensor and the LED flash. Just above the Micromax logo, there is a fingerprint sensor.

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Towards the bottom on the back, there is a loudspeaker with a little bump below it. This ensures that sound is not muffled when the phone is placed on a desk.

Display

Canvas Unite 4 Pro

The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro features a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It comes with a pixel density of ~294 ppi and color depth of 16M colors. The display on this device is good in terms of color reproduction and sharpness. The viewing angles are not as impressive as they should have been.

Camera Overview

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The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro comes with an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. It can record videos up to 720p @ 30 FPS. It features geo-tagging as well. On the front, it comes with a 5 MP secondary camera for selfies and video calling.

Camera Samples

Gaming Performance

Gaming is something that requires something extra from smartphones to make sure that the performance is not compromised. I installed Dead Trigger 2 on the Canvas Unite 4 Pro and like any other budget phone with a decent configuration, it handled this game with an ease. But as I proceeded further, I noticed few framedrops in the game play. To test it more, I played Modern Combat 5 on this phone, and that was the time when I was clear that heavy gamers should not consider this phone.

Heating was normal for a specific time but it got increased after few minutes.

Benchmark Scores

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Conclusion

The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Pro is a very good value for money device at Rs. 7,499. It looks and feels good. The display is of good enough quality at this price, and other specs are quite above average too. The one area of concern is the processor – Spreadtrum is being used in some entry level phones these days, but its performance remains relatively unknown. Addition of a fingerprint sensor at this price comes as a surprise, adding to the pros of the device. Overall, I think Micromax has a good option in this range.

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Rounak is techie by heart and journalist by profession. He is responsible to take care of editing job at Gadgets To Use. Driven by curiosity and a thirst to learn new things in life, he is always intrigued by the things we can do with a gadget in our hands. A stock Android and Nexus fan, he also enjoys cricket and reading in his free time.