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Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

March 05, 2014 17:27 IST

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
Photographs: Courtesy, Micromax

Domestic handset firm Micromax launched its first octa-core smartphone 'Canvas Knight' for Rs 19,999, which will be sold only through its website.

The phone was originally introduced in the Russian market in January this year when Micromax started selling mobiles internationally in a big way.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
Photographs: Courtesy, Micromax

The device has a MediaTek 2GHz tru octa-core processor with 2GB RAM and has a 5-inch full high definition display.

"Canvas Knight is another milestone for Micromax to bring the best combination of technology, style and affordability for the masses," Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said in a statement.

Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
Photographs: Courtesy, Micromax

The phone comes with a 16 megapixel rear camera and voice command capabilities wherein a user can …

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Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
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In terms of design, the phone has a close resemblance to the Apple iPhone 4S and onwards devices.

The phone will come in black and gold, and black and white variants

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Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
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"With MediaTek's Tru Octa-Core MT6592T, users can enjoy heavy web downloading, hardcore gaming, high-quality premium video viewing or other types of rigorous multitasking without experiencing lag times or excessive battery consumption," MediaTek General Manager (International Sales and Marketing) Finbarr Moynihan said.

Micromax, which is the second largest smartphone player in India, has 18.2 per cent market share.

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Micromax launches octa-core smartphone for Rs 19,999

Image: Micromax Canvas Knight.
Photographs: Courtesy, Micromax

Micromax Canvas Knight specification

Screen Resolution: FHD 1920X1080

Processor: 2GHz Octacore

RAM: 2GB

OS: Android Jelly bean 4.2.2

Internal Phone Memory: 25GB for mass storage and 1.5GB for applications

Expandable Memory: No

Camera Resolution: 16 MP AF rear, 8 MP front

Battery Capacity: 2350mAh (Standby Time is 175 hours and Talktime is 7.5 hours)

Sensors: Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Magnetic Sensor, gyroscope sensor, Gravity Sensor

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