Micromax Canvas 6 With Fingerprint Sensor Launched In India


Micromax on Tuesday unveiled the Canvas 6 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 13,999, the new Micromax Canvas 6 will be available exclusively via Flipkart apart from the company’s online store.

One of the biggest advantages of the Micromax Canvas 6 over the Canvas 6 Pro, is that the former sports a fingerprint scanner at the back. Another highlight of the smartphone is it packs metal unibody which means non-removable battery. Much like the Micromax Canvas 6 Pro, the Canvas 6 also supports 4G LTE. According to the official Micromax listing, the Canvas 6 supports both the LTE bands in India, FDD 1800MHz (Band 3) and TDD 2300MHz (Band 40).

To recall its specifications, the Micromax Canvas 6 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Media Tek MT6753 SoC clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage and the handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB).

The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Canvas 6  has a dual-SIM handset sports a 13-mega pixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and also comes with an 8-mega pixel front facing fixed-focus camera. The Canvas 6 is backed by a 3000mAh battery which is rated to deliver a talk time of up to 25 hours and a standby time of up to 305 hours. The new smartphone will come preloaded with some apps including Amazon Kindle, Hike, Milive, Gaana, Opera max, Quikr, Skype, Snapdeal, Swiftkey, Vuliv, and Udio wallet.