Micromax aims to tap the 6-inch phablet segment with the new Canvas XL A119.
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Micromax has launched a 6-inch Android phablet, called the Canvas XL A119, in the Indian market. Priced at Rs. 13,990, the new Micromax phablet supports dual-SIM with dual standby, runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor.
The Micromax Canvas XL A119 has a 6-inch QHD display with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. It sports 8MP rear and 5MP front cameras. The phablet has 1GB of RAM, 4GB of ROM, and supports expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD. In terms of connectivity, the Canvas XL A119 supports 3G, EDGE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB. The phablet comes with 2,450 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver 9.5 hours of talktime.
The Micromax Canvas XL A119 is available on HomeShop18 with a slew of freebies - smart snap cover worth Rs. 999, Aircel data plan worth Rs. 12,000 and Harris Smith watch worth Rs. 2,499. Customers can place their order on HomeShope18 TV channel or HomeShope18.com from 19 January 2014, starting 10:00am
The Canvas XL A119 is Micromax's first 6-inch phablet. Earlier, the company has launched the Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro with 5.5-inch display, quad-core processor and 13MP camera.
The new Canvas XL A119 will compete against a range of budget Android phablets available in the market such as Xolo Q2000, Spice Pinnacle Stylus Mi-550, Lenovo Ideaphone S920, MTV Volt 1000, Byond Phablet PIII, iBall Andi 5.5N2 Quadro, and Gionee Gpad-E3.
Micromax's launch of new 6-inch smartphone comes shortly after Nokia launched a 6-inch smartphone – Lumia 1520, featuring 20MP PureView camera, quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset and 2GB of RAM. Check out our First impressions of the Nokia Lumia 1520