NEW DELHI: Indian mobile manufacturer Micromax has started taking pre-orders for its upcoming Canvas 4 smartphone. However, it has not revealed the specifications or the price of the handset as of now. On the Canvas 4 website, Micromax says that it will unveil the phone and its price on July 8.
Previously, Micromax released two teasers of Canvas 4 on its YouTube channel, which showed that the phone has a 13MP camera on the back. The tagline of the smartphone is “Can Life Be Endless” suggests long battery life. Speculation is rife that the phone will have an eight-core processor, just like Samsung Galaxy S4. Reports citing sources at Micromax claim that the phone will have a price tag of Rs 17,000, run of Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and a 5MP camera.
Micromax says that 10 customers who pre-book the device before July 6 will be invited to the Canvas 4 launch event.
The manufacturer is taking advanced bookings for Canvas 4 at Rs 5,000. The remaining sum needs to be paid within 7 days of launch and the smartphone will be delivered by July 15. While Micromax requires the Rs 5,000 to be paid in full at the time of booking, the remainder amount can be paid in instalments.
Those who book Canvas 4 but later decide not to purchase it can ask for refunds at the Micromax e-store. The booking amount will be refunded within 7-10 days without levying any interest, said Micromax.
Micromax in January said that it will launch a total of 30 smartphones this year. Since then, it has rolled out devices like Canvas HD, Canvas 3D, Canvas Music, Bolt A35 and Canvas Viva.