Micromax Canvas 5: Ten Best And Worst Features of Micromax's Flagship Smartphone

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    Micromax has launched its latest Canvas flagship smartphone - the Canvas 5 in the Indian market today at an event in New Delhi.

    The Canvas 5 comes in Black color variant with metal frame and Tan color with golden frame at a price of Rs. 11,999. It will sell through all retail channels including online and offline stores. It comes with metal rim running around and a leather-like back cover, which is new try in the Micromax mobile line-up.

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    The smartphone sports a 5.2 inch IPS full lamination display with 1920x1080 pixels, which is translated into 423ppi and 450 nits brightness alongside of 2.5D arc glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

    The device is clocked at 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor along with 450MHz Mali-T720 MP2 as GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood. On the storage, the Canvas 5 is equipped with 16GB of inbuilt memory, with an expansion option of up to 64GB via microSD card.

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    To give a clear perspective on the device we have jotted down the best and the worst features of the smartphone. Take a look at the slider below to know more.

    The Best:

    The Micromax Canvas 5 comes with a feature called Content Adaptive Backlight Control, which in short abbreviated as CABC, helps in managing the power as per the environment light.

     

    The Best:

    The smartphone sports a 5.2 inch IPS full lamination display with 1920x1080 pixels, which is translated into 423ppi and 450 nits brightness alongside of 2.5D arc glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

     

    The Best:

    It is powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor along with 450MHz Mali-T720 MP2 GPU and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.

     

    The Best:

    The smartphone comes with a bigger 3GB of RAM, which is actually the best thing to get under this price segment.

     

    The Best:

    The Canvas 5 flaunts a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash featuring Samsung 3M2 sensor and PDAF. It also feature a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with Flash.

    The Worst:

    It comes with metal rim running around and a leather-like back cover, which is new try in the Micromax mobile line-up. But the leather-like back doesn't have a premium feel.

    The Worst:

    The smartphone is packed with a bit smaller sized battery of 2900mAh. Considering the smartphone as 4G compatible and a bigger display, the 2900mAh battery might not juice the device for a longer time. Further, the battery is not user replaceable.

    The Worst:

    Many flagship smartphones are now coming with fingerprint scanner. Considering that smartphones with fingerprint scanner and similar features, we wish the Micromax could have included fingerprint scanner on the Canvas 5.

    The Worst:

     

    The smartphone has a low quality build. It comes with a metal rim running around and a leather-like removable back cover.

     

    The Worst:

    With the price range of Rs. 11,999 the Micromax Canvas 5 seem to be bit costlier than other smartphones out their in the market with similar specs, good build quality at comparatively less price.

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