India’s leading handset manufacturer Micromax joined hands with Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that provides telecom under the MTS brand announced the launch of the Canvas Blaze on its network as we expected earlier. The CDMA telecom operator is also offering the phone at a lesser price than earlier.
The Canvas Blaze will go in sale in India for 10,999 and MTS is offering Blaze buyers with the option of choosing an exclusive plan that will give 2 GB of free data every month, 1000 free minutes for MTS to MTS local and 120 minutes free for other local and STD calls. This plan is valid for six months.
Getting in to the features of the phone, Canvas Blaze comes with the CDMA and GSM connectivity option, which is a rare sight because there are not many handsets in the market offering CDMA + GSM option.
Micromax Canvas Blaze MT500 Android phone comes with the 5 inched screen full capacitive touchscreen display along with 1GHz of Dual Core processor and 768 MB of RAM. This device is running on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system currently but at the moment we do not know whether this phone is going to get the future updates or not. The other specifications are given below.
Micromax Canvas Blaze Specifications:
- 5 inched Full Capacitive Touchscreen
- GSM + CDMA Dual SIM Connectivity Options
- 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Dual Core Processor
- 8 MP of Rear Facing Camera and a 0.3 MP front camera
- Jellybean 4.1 Android OS
- 768 MB of RAM
- Micro SD Card Slot extendable upto 32 GB
- Connectivity Options with WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth v2.0
- 1850 mAH Battery
“At Micromax, it is our constant endeavour to democratise technologies for the masses through our innovative and affordable offerings. Our new offering 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,” said Vikas Jain, co-founder, Micromax.
The company also said that it has plans to launch more Smartphones in the future in partnership with MTS. With the cheaper price and the special plans from MTS many customers will be attracted toward this offer. Drop your comments to know more and get updated.