Micromax Canvas 6 with fingerprint sensor goes on sale in India for Rs 13999

Micromax Canvas 6 was officially announced in India last month and went on pre-order last week. Today, the latest flagship phablet from Micromax goes on sale in the country for Rs 13,999. It comes with a 7 day replacement warranty and 1 year manufacturer’s warranty and is now available on Flipkart, Micromax e-store and all leading retail outlets across the country.


Micromax Canvas 6 Specifications

The Micromax Canvas 6 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display that is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795m) processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box with Around UI on top of it.

The Canvas 6 rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It comes with Dual SIM (micro + nano) support, a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back and the body is made up of metal.

The Canvas 6 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

‘AROUND’ Ecosystem

The Canvas 6 has the services platform ‘AROUND’, which provides a seamless experience that simplifies and saves a user time and effort to switch between plethora of apps. With the AROUND feature consumers can enjoy plethora of offers:

  • Zomato – 15% off on your first order
  • Ixigo – 1 lucky AROUND customer every day gets a flight ticket at Re. 1
  • Ola – Rs 100 off on 1st ride and 4th ride free

Consumers can also enjoy free access to premium Gaana+ services for 6 months, that will give them access to unlimited song downloads. It also has Opera Max, a data-management and data-savings app that shrinks videos, music and photos on almost any app on mobile data connections, as well as Wi-Fi.

Commenting on the new flagship, Mr. Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax Informatics, said:

“At Micromax, we believe in redefining the smartphone experience – a promise that addresses the evolving needs of new age mobile phone users, with a better hardware and software experience that offers more productivity on-the-go. The introduction of new Canvas 6 brings to life our vision of Micromax 3.0, as we are re-emphasizing our commitment to bold, fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers. With Canvas 6 we are offering our consumers a premium device that sports fingerprint sensor for great security and personalization, full metal body for great looks and great specification and functionality with unique service offerings through ‘Around’, to provide a sense of pride in ownership and an unmatched mobile experience.”

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