The highlight of the Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Micromax Canvas Knight 2 is that both Nano-SIM card slots support 4G connectivity. The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD Amoled display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core (quad-core Cortex-A53 1.5GHz + quad-core Cortex-A53 1GHz) SoC coupled with 2GB of DDR3 RAM. The Canvas Knight 2 comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, and supports storage expandability via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Micromax Canvas Knight 2 sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Sony IMX214 CMOS sensor and a Largan 5P lens, apart from a 5-megapixel front-facing fixed focus camera with an Omnivision OV5648 sensor with the same lens. The firm is also touting the Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo WM8998 audio on board the smartphone, as well as the premium build featuring glass and metal materials.
The Canvas Knight 2 sports a 2260mAh battery that’s rated to deliver up to 7 hours and 45 minutes of talk time, and 335 hours of standby time. It comes preloaded with CleanMaster, Apps Center, Snapdeal, SwiftKey, Chaatz, Newshunt, Quikr, and Hotstar apps.
Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said, “With the launch of our new device Canvas Knight 2, the first in the 4G range, we are looking at driving the next wave of internet evolution in the country. Over the next few months, we are all set to launch a series of 4G LTE enabled devices across a range of price points each addressing unique needs of the Indian consumer. Our popular series of Canvas Fire, Unite, Nitro will gradually move to 4G offerings. With a comprehensive portfolio of quality 4G LTE-enabled devices, we are confident of propelling the next wave of mobile internet ecosystem in the country.”
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