Micromax has launched Canvas Spark 2 Plus, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the Canvas series and the upgraded version of last year’s Canvas Spark 2. It has a 5-inch FWVGA display, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
This is the company’s first smartphone to come with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) our of the box. Apart from RAM and internal storage that have been upgraded to 1GB and 8GB, respectively, battery has also been upgraded to 2000mAh, compared to 1800mAh on the Spark 2. It has support for more than 10 regional languages.
Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus specifications
- 5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Dual SIM
- 5MP rear fixed-focus camera with LED Flash
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2000mAh battery
The Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Plus comes in Metallic Grey, Copper Gold and Champagne Gold colors and is priced at Rs. 3,999, same as the Canvas Spark 2. It will be exclusively available from Snapdeal starting from tomorrow, April 21st through open sale.
Commenting on the launch, Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax Informatics, said:
A large number of consumers are still using feature phones or a second hand phones, which provide immense scope and potential for them to upgrade to affordable smartphones. With the launch of the Canvas Spark 2 Plus, we are offering first time users, with a smooth transition at a wallet-friendly price. Our objective is to convert feature phone users into smartphone users, and synthesize technology and affordability in for this device.
Through our partnership with Snapdeal for exclusive Spark series, we have very successfully expanded the overall entry smartphone market and created a favorable impact in the ecommerce channel capturing over 11% of the exclusive online market last year. Our new Canvas Spark 2 Plus will yet again showcase our commitment to empowering consumers and at the same time introducing more people to the best of the connected world.