Micromax has launched a new smartphone Micromax Canvas 2 Plus in its Canvas series. The new smartphone comes with a HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, is powered by a quad-core processor and 4,000mAh battery, however, it still runs on Android Nougat.

The domestic company launched Canvas 2 last year and this new phone is an upgraded version of that. The new Micromax Canvas 2 Plus comes with a better display, selfie camera and some new features such as face unlock.

Micromax Canvas 2 Plus specifications

The Micromax Canvas 2 Plus sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an unspecified 1.3GHz Quad-core Processor which might be some MediaTek chipset. It packs 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory that is expandable with microSD.

For optics, it has a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.12um pixel size, and 80-degree Field of View. There is an 8MP front-facing camera. It also sports a back mounted Fingerprint sensor and selfie camera also supports face unlock feature.

The Dual SIM phone has 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS as connectivity options. It is powered by a big 4000mAh battery. The phone still runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

Price and availability

The Micromax Canvas 2 Plus is priced at Rs. 8999. It comes in Matte Black and Jet Black colors and is available via offline retailers across India.

Commenting on the launch, Vikas Jain, Co-Founder, Micromax said,

Over the last few years, as the Indian handset and telecom industry has undergone dynamic shift, the focus of consumers is shifting from just the hardware, to overall connected experience. Therefore, to address the consumer needs, we are coming up with Canvas 2 Plus with compelling features like infinity screen, face unlock feature, compelling battery etc. We expect Canvas 2 Plus to yet again set a benchmark and revolutionize the overall smartphone adoption.”