About Micromax

The largest Indian mobile manufacturer, Micromax is a major player in the budget segment. Apart from feature phones and smartphones, the company also manufacturers tablets and two-in-one devices. Micromax recently launched a sub-brand called Yu, whose products were made available only on e-commerce portals in India. Through the Yu brand, Micromax stepped into the health and fitness gadgets segment as well.

Micromax Canvas 5 smartphone was launched in November 2015. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchsceen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixel. The Micromax Canvas 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer.

WHY: VALUE FOR MONEY T he Canvas 5 is one of the few sub-`15,000 handsets that ticks all the right boxes in hardware specs, including 3GB RAM, which can make all the difference when you’re multitasking and working with process-intensive apps. You also get a clear scratchproof display; good cameras with intuitive controls for modes such as panorama, night, sports, HDR ­ as well a `professional’ setting that lets you adjust saturation, white balance, ISO and exposure.It even supports USB OTG, which allows you to connect compatible flash drives via its microUSB port.

The Canvas 5 is no slacker when it comes to web browsing, casual gaming and movie playback, giving you almost a full day’s worth of use on a single charge of its battery .Specs: 5.2-inch (1920x1080px) Gorilla Glass 3 display | 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6735 octa-core processor | 3GB RAM | 16GB storage, microSD slot | 13MP (LED flash), 5MP (LED flash) cameras | 2900mAh battery `

Price: 11,999