New Delhi: Micromax has launched a new budget smartphone, the Canvas Xpress A99, at Rs 6999. The device is exclusively available via Flipkart from December 8 onwards.
Canvas Xpress A99 comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA touchscreen display (854 x 480 pixels resolution) and is powered by MT6582 quad core chipset clocked at 1.3GHz with Mali 400 GPU.
The handset sports 1GB worth of RAM and has 8GB of uinbuilt storage with support for microSD card slot offering up to 32GB worth of additional space.
Canvas Xpress A99 features a 5MP auto focus camera placed on the rear with flash along with a VGA front facing fixed focus camera. It supports 720p video recording. Connectivity options include 3G (21Mbps), 2G EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0.
The smartphone is fueled by a 1950mAh battery which offers talktime of 7 hours and standby time of 240 hours.
Canvas Xpress offers interesting software features such as HotKnot and Smart Wake. With HotKnot, users can transfer data with a tap. All one needs to do is simply tap the devices' screen-to-screen or connect the devices through touch to pair them and share images, videos, music and browser URLs. With Smart Wake, users can open their favourite apps through customized gestures and access apps directly from the locked screen.