Micromax Mobile today announced a successor to their highly successful smartphone Canvas 2, the Dual-Sim Micromax A116 Canvas HD. The new canvas has a beefed up hardware but also keeps some of its traits from the predecessor.
The Canvas HD features a 5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels with a 294 ppi. Now here comes the big part, it has a quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor packed in MediaTek MT6589 supported by a 1 GB RAM and added up is the PowerVR SGX5 GPU. It has an internal memory of 4GB which is further expandable.
Additionally, the Micromax Canvas HD runs on Android 4.1 a.k.a JellyBean out of the box which the company says will will get an update to Android 4.2 sooner. The device has an 8 MP rear camera and a VGA front camera for video calling purposes. The capacity of the battery provided is 2,100mAh.
The price of Canvas HD will be less than Rs.15,000 as quoted by the company and it will be starting the pre-orders next week to be available in shops from the first week of Feburary.