Micromax and MTS launch smartphone Canvas Blaze for Rs 10,999

Dec 20, 13 Micromax and MTS launch smartphone Canvas Blaze for Rs 10,999

Micromax and Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (MTS) jointly launched a smartphone dubbed as Canvas Blaze for Rs 10,999. The dual-SIM smartphone has one slot supporting MTS’ CDMA network.

At Rs. 10,999, the phone supports EVDO + GSM dual SIM and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. According to the manufacturer, the phone is specially designed for tech-savvy crowd in India.

Vikas Jain, Co-founder, Micromax, said, “At Micromax, it is our constant endeavor to democratize technologies for the masses through our innovative and affordable offerings. Our new offering on 3G EVDO + GSM dual SIM smartphone based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor will help GSM consumers take advantage of the superior 3G EVDO network of MTS while retaining their GSM number. The Canvas Blaze further builds on our promise to empower consumers with superior technology and enhanced services.” On the partnership with MTS, he added; “We are delighted to partner with MTS, as it will give our customers access to the best experience with respect to both data and voice services. Supported by a strong distribution channel and retail presence of both the companies, our aim is to catalyze the mobile Internet penetration in the country, offering seamless connectivity, affordable call and data rates, the Canvas Blaze promises a superior user experience on a wide display smartphone.”

As part of the parcel, MTS offers 2 GB of mobile internet usage, 1,000 minutes for MTS to MTS local calling and 120 minutes for other local and STD calls in the first 6 months of Micromax  Canvas Blaze buyer.

The smartphone is built on Android’s Jelly Bean platform and runs Android 4.1 at a time when buyers await Android 4.4 Kitkat models.

It is powered by 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor paired to 768MB of RAM and this similar OS can hurt a few buyers.

The 5-inch display puts the phone in phablet category with 480×800 pixel resolution which quite decent.

An 8MP rear camera with LED flash and VGA front camera adorn the device.

For connectivity, it depends on Bluetooth v2.0 and Wi-Fi. The phone is fueled by an 1,850 mAh battery.

The internal storage capacity is at 4GB however with expandable memory an user can gain up to 32GB.

Take a look at the Key Specs of  Micromax  Canvas Blaze below;

  • Display: 5.0-inch capacitive touch screen display
  • Resolution: 480x 854 pixels
  • Processor: 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • RAM: 768 MB RAM
  • OS: Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • SIM: Dual (CDMA + GSM)
  • Camera: 8MP auto focus camera with LED Flash and 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • Connecitvity: 3G (EVDO upto 3.1Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Storage: 4GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB
  • Battery: 1850 mAh

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