Best Price: Rs. 5,999
Display, configuration and OS
The Micromax Canvas Xpress exhibits a 5-inch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels and has a pixel density of 294 ppi. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is clocked at 1.4GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6592M processor coupled with 1GB RAM. The phone runs Android v4.4.2 KitKat and can be upgraded to v5.0 Lollipop.
Camera and storage
The Xpress 2 is stacked with a primary auto focus camera of 13MP with dual LED Flash while the front camera is of 2MP with fixed focus. The camera arrives with features like Face detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus among others. It also records full HD videos at 30FPS. The device houses an inbuilt memory of 8GB which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card.
Battery and connectivity
The dual SIM phone derives its energy from a 2,500mAh Li-Polymer battery that is claimed to deliver a talktime of up to 9.5 hours on 2G and a standby time of up to 393 hours. The Micromax Canvas renders a wide range of connectivity which is inclusive of 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB connectivity.
With the Canvas Xpress 2, Micromax continues its trend of offering smartphones at low budget. The Xpress 2 grabs its attention mainly because of its attractive display, design and not to mention the strong processor which assures fast and smooth navigation of applications. In addition, it also gives consumers the options to upgrade to Lollipop and enjoy the most updated features of Android. Talking about the drawbacks, the phone lacks 4G connectivity and has an average front camera, but considering the price of the device it would be too much to ask for. To conclude, it is an excellent phone and should top the list if you are looking for a budget smartphone.