Company’s are nowadays launching smartphone’s with bigger front facing camera so that users will be able to snap wide angle and better selfies, earlier we had seen Lava has launched Iris X5, Iries Selfie 50, Karbonn S19, Lumia 730 and Panasonic Eluga S. But now Indian mobile manufacturer Micromax has launched a selfie camera focused smartphone, the Canvas Selfie which comes massive 13MP front camera. Company hasnt announced pricing at this time but revealed that this smartphone will go on from second week of January 2015 via both online and offline stores. Earlier we had seen HTC Desire Eye having 13MP rear and front camera as well.
If we talk about specs then Micromax Canvas Selfie flaunts a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS HD display screen which is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 protection, under the hood it is protected by 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor along with 2GB RAM and has 16GB internal memory which can be expandable up to 32GB with microSD.
As told earlier, it comes with 13MP rear auto focus camera with dual LED Flash and Sony Sensor along with a 13MP front-facing camera with LED flash, as per connectivity it has dual SIM (nano SIMs), 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, houses a 2300mAh battery and as per software front it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
This camera centric smartphone features some additional features like Eye Enhancement makes eyes bigger and brighter, Face slimming which provides high cheek bone effect and helps avoid the double chin effect, Skin Smoothening, Teeth Whitening which makes teeth perfectly white and shiny, Remove Oil which remove oily patches, option to add makeup effects like mascara, eye-shadow, blush, lip gloss and some more.
At launch Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said:
At Micromax, customer centricity has always been at the core of developing products. With over a million selfies being taken every day, out of which 40% claim to re-touch them, we have created a perfect blend of hardware and software to give you that perfect selfie. The Canvas Selfie is an ideal smartphone for the selfie-obsessed users delivering fantastic images and equipping them with great beauty editing tools to look glamourous always.