Micromax Launches Canvas Hue AQ5000 : The Budget Handset

Published On: January 13th, 2015

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Micromax launched its Canvas Hue yesterday. Although there were many speculations of the smartphone to contain an Octa-Core processor, but that didn’t come through. The smartphone is now being talked about due to it’s super battery back up, which the company claims. As told to the users, the Micromax Canvas Hue can deliver a 30-day battery back-up. Well, this is only possible at a special power saving mode offered by Micromax.

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After reading this you must be recalling about the 30-Day battery pack up delivering general phones which was first introduced by Micromax in India. That phone didn’t have any smart features which consumed much power. We will soon come to know about the battery back-up time of Micromax Hue after it is available for sale both online and offline from 16th January, 2015.

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Commenting on the launch, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said, “At Micromax,customer centricity has always been at the core of developing products. With an AMOLED HD screen, users are guaranteed of a life like viewing experience through more vivid colors and a crystal clear display. The Canvas Hue is a perfect blend of premium design, seamless efficiency and superior technology that supports the needs of the ever evolving consumers.

Price & Specifications

The Micromax Canvas Hue has a price tag of 10,999 INR. It features an 5-inch AMOLED HD display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone comes with a 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. It has got a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core processor. And is powered up by Android 4.4.2 KitKat, which can be upgraded to Android Lollipop. The update will be available soon through FOTA ( Firmware-Over-The-Air ).

To capture the best moments of your day, you can take quality pictures with the 8MP Auto Focus rear camera. And to enhance your video chat experience and help you take selfies it offers 2MP front camera.

Well, it comes with a 3000 mAh battery. But the question is – ” How is that possible ? “. As you read on, you will get your answers to the above question.

Micromax canvas hue

The smartphone comes with a Super Power saving mode that will help to deliver a 30-day* battery charge. The super power mode limits the use of your smartphone to calls and messages. The screen turns to gray-scale theme, which includes auto brightness and contrast adjustment according to the requirement. Sleep time get’s auto-enabled. And after all the optimization done, you can know the approximate number of days your smartphone’s battery is gonna last for.

Micromax Canvas Hue

Final Thoughts

This smartphone is really impressive. But the smartphone offers a low camera specification according to the price tag of 10,999 INR, this is considered as a low-end feature because at the same time Micromax offers a 13MP Rear Auto Focus camera in the Yureka running on Cyanogen Mod.

After the evolution of smartphone, people  always got disappointing with the battery back-up of the smartphone as compared to the normal phones. So, Micromax helped the battery concerned users to enjoy a smarter phone with a long lasting charge.

Overall, it is a nice smartphone launch and not as disastrous like the Canvas Xpress.

Let us know about your thoughts in the comments section below.

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    • Thank you for going through the article.. As it has been mentioned Android KitKat it is upgradable to Lollipop. And Kitkat is not an old version because 80% of the smartphones don’t have Lollipop.