Micromax recently launched its latest flagship phablets in the Canvas series dubbed the Canvas 6 and Canvas 6 Pro. The Canvas 6 range is for those looking for high-end configuration and high-resolution screens. However, the company has recently also launched the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 for those users looking for a phablet experience in the budget prices. The Canvas Mega 2 comes as a successor to the brands last year’s Canvas Mega phablet. Similar to the Canvas Mega, the Canvas Mega 2 also offers mid-range features, but with a huge display.
If you are looking for a decent phablet with immersive media viewing experience, then the Canvas Mega 2 is one of the best options in the budget prices. To help you decide on the device, let’s discuss the features that makes the Canvas Mega 2 unique.
Micromax Canvas Mega 2 – features of the budget phablet
Similar to the last year’s Micromax Canvas Mega, the Canvas Mega 2 also comes with a plastic design, which the company did to keep its cost down. However, the phone is durable thanks to the plastic body, which doesn’t break down when it falls to the ground. The device sports a unique texture on the rear panel, which offers better grip in the single hand even being a phablet.
Large display and latest software
The Micromax Canvas Mega 2 offers a huge 6-inch IPS display bearing a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. If you are one of those who like to watch movies and play video games on your mobile devices, then the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 won’t disappoint you. The device runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and comes with several useful applications. Some of the pre-loaded apps on the Canvas Mega 2 include Amazon Kindle, Clean Master, Gaana, Hike, OLX, Scandid, Swiftkey Keyboard, Monster Truck Saga and Temple Run Paradise. Overall, the Canvas Mega 2 offers decent display and software features.
Coming to the configuration, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum system on chip, which is mated to 1GB of RAM. Given this configuration, the phone offers decent casual gaming experience. However, when it comes to high-end games, the phone may lag a little bit, which will result in disappointing high-end gaming experience. For storage needs, the phone is fitted with 8-gigs of internal memory, which can be further expanded by inserting a microSD card.
Decent camera specs
As far as the camera features are concerned, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 offers an 8-meg primary snapper with autofocus and an LED flash. For the selfie lovers, the handset is equipped with a 5-meg secondary snapper. The phone’s camera application is also pre-loaded with a handful of features, which let you tweak your captured photos on the go.
Latest connectivity options
When it comes to the connectivity, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 hardly misses out key features. The phone is a future-ready device as it comes with 4G LTE connectivity support for the country’s both band 40 and band 3 LTE networks. Its other connectivity features include dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM Radio as well. As far as the battery is concerned, the device is equipped with a beefy 3,000mAh battery, which as per the company offers 25 hours of talk time and 245 hours of standby time.
In the budget segment, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 won’t disappoint those users looking for immersive phablet experience. The phone offers a huge 6-inch display, decent configuration, average camera features, latest connectivity options, and a huge battery. The phone has been priced at Rs 7,999, and is available via most retail stores across the country.