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[Representational Image] Micromax Canvas XP with MediaTek quad-core SoC; price, specifications. In Picture: Micromax storeReuters

Indigenous smartphone maker Micromax unveiled a new budget 4G handset dubbed the Canvas XP in India on Monday.

The new Micromax Canvas XP sports a 5.0-inch HD display and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, 1.0GHz MediaTek quad-core SoC (System-on-Chip). It features 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and 2000mAh battery, which can keep the phone running for close to 182 hours under standby mode.

It also boasts 8MP primary camera on the rear and a 2MP snapper on the front.

Micromax Canvas XP price and availability details:

The company has confirmed the Micromax Canvas XP will be released exclusively on Snapdeal (HERE) for Rs. 7,499 from today onwards. It will be available in Moondust Grey colour option.

Competition:

Considering the Canvas XP's price and specification, it will be up against the popular Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, Lenovo K5 Plus and Coolpad Note 3 Lite, among others.

Earlier in the month, Micromax launched a budget phablet Canvas Mega 2. It sports a mammoth 6.0-inch display and comes with 3,000mAh battery.

Read more: Micromax Canvas Mega 2 released in India

Key features of Micromax Canvas XP:

Model Micromax Canvas XP
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS screenPixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
Processor 1.0GHz MediaTek quad-core CPU
RAM 3GB
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main: 8MP camera with LED flashFront: 2MP camera
Battery 2000mAh (Li-Ion)Talk time: up to 6.5 hoursStandby time: close to 182 hours
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, micro USB v2.0, FM Radio
Dimensions 142.7x 72.8 x 8.7 mm
Weight 134g
Price Rs. 7,499
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