Micromax Takes On HTC With 13MP ‘Selfie’ Centric Camera Smartphone; Coming in January 2015

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Micromax today unveiled the Canvas Selfie, its new smartphone with a 13MP front-facing camera aimed at those who enjoy taking 'selfie' photos.

The device has a 4.7-inch HD screen and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Tru-Octa core processor. It also has 2GB of RAM. Internal storage settles at 16GB which can be expandable with an SD card slot up to 32GB. It has a 13MP rear-facing camera, too. The makers have added a 2300mAh battery inside.

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Micromax Takes On HTC With 13MP ‘Selfie’ Centric Camera Smartphone

"The Canvas Selfie is an ideal smartphone for the selfie-obsessed users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look glamourous always," said Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax

On the software side, the Canvas Selfie runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Micromax has also packed in some new selfie-focused software features like Eye Enhancement; Face slimming; Skin Smoothening; Teeth Whitening; Remove Oil, among others.

The phone will be available in India from January second week. No pricing has yet been announced but, given the specifications, it is likely to be under Rs. 15,000.

Not too long ago, HTC unveiled the Desire Eye in an event held in New York. The selfie focused phone comes with dual-13MP cameras along with two-tone dual-LED flash.

The Desire Eye offers the same specs as the company's flagship - the HTC One (M8). This means that the handset is powered by a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, a microSD card slot and a 2400mAh battery fitted inside.

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