Indian mobile handset maker Micromax on Wednesday launched dual SIM smartphone Canvas Blaze that includes one slot supporting MTS' CDMA network, for around Rs. 11,000.
The MTS Canvas Blaze boasts of a 5-inch display with 480x800 pixel resolution, runs Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. It has 768MB of RAM. The Canvas Blaze has an 8MP rear camera with flash and VGA front camera. It supports an expandable storage up to 32GB.
In terms of connectivity, the Canvas Blaze supports Bluetooth v2.0 and Wi-Fi. The smartphone is powered by an 1,850 mAh battery. The smartphone comes with gravity, proximity and light sensors as well.
Connectivity options include, 3G (EVDO upto 3.1Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS and the smartphone also supports Dual SIM (CDMA + GSM).
The new smartphone comes with an attractive bundled offer from MTS' free data and voice benefits for 6 months from the date of purchase.
“Our new offering on 3G EVDO (a CDMA technology) with GSM dual SIM smartphone based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor will help GSM consumers take advantage of the superior 3G EVDO network of MTS while retaining their GSM number," Micromax co-founder Vikas Jain said in a statement.
"Canvas Blaze has been bundled with Free Data and Voice benefits for 6 months providing a complete package for the customers," MTS India's chief marketing and sales officer Leonid Musatov said.
Micromax MTS Canvas Blaze MT500 Specification
- Dual SIM (CDMA+GSM)
- 5-inch display (480×854 pixels resolution)
- 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual-Core Processor
- 768MB RAM
- Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 4GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB
- 8MP primary camera, VGA secondary camera
- 1,850mAh battery
- 3G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi