Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7-inch 18:9 display launched, priced at ₹9,999
Micromax’s new phone, Canvas Infinity, aims to deliver Samsung Galaxy S8-like display experience on a much affordable. Here are full specifications and features.
Micromax on Tuesday launched its new smartphone, Canvas Infinity, in India. Priced at ₹9,999, the smartphone will be initially available via Amazon India before rolling out to the offline stores . Registration for the smartphone begins today while sale starts on September 1. The highlight of the smartphone is its 18:9 display aspect ratio: something we've seen on the flagship smartphones such as the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8.
LG had recently launched a ₹14,990 smartphone, LG Q6, with 18:9 aspect ratio. While most smartphones come with 16:9 aspect ratio, 18:9 gives more real estate to the screen, rendering a near bezel-less look and feel.
Micromax Canvas Infinity Specifications
Canvas Inifinity comes with a 5.7-inch HD IPS display and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Micromax also announced it will provide regular firmware updates to the smartphone. It will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo very soon.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and comes with 32GB of on-board storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
The Canvas Infinity boasts a 16-megapixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The front camera can also deliver a Bokeh (a DSLR-like depth of field) effect to photos. On the rear, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS. It is powered by a 2,900mAh battery, and comes with a fingerprint scanner on the back.
Micromax Canvas Infinity will be competing against the Coolpad Cool Play 6 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Priced at ₹14,999, the Coolpad Cool Play 6 comes with 5.5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU, 6GB of RAM, and 4,000mAh battery. The top-end model of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is priced at ₹12,999. It features Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 4,000mAh battery, 4GB of RAM and 5.5-inch full HD display.