Popular indigenous handset maker, Micromax has reportedly launched the company's first Octa-core smartphone Canvas Knight A350 in Russia.

Technology website, PC Magazine has confirmed that the Micromax Canvas Knight A350 has been unveiled in Moscow. The new phone sports a 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display and flaunts metal chassis around the edges having thickness of 7.3 mm. It packs an Octa-core processor with a staggering CPU speed of 2GHz aptly supported by sumptuous 2GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. [To view the snapshots of Micromax Canvas Knight, Click Here]

Earlier this month, rival Intex Technologies overtook Micromax by unveiling India's first Octa-core smartphone Aqua Octa. It flaunts a monster 6.0-inch HD display and runs on the Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean powered by a MediaTek's Octa-core chipset with 1.7GHz speed.[ It is available at online store Snapdeal for ₹19,999.]

Since the company's rival Intex has already launched an eight-core phablet Aqua Octa in India, Micromax would not like to wait long. Rumour has it that the phone might make its debut by January end.

Key specifications of Micromax Canvas Knight A350:

Model Micromax Canvas Knight A350
Display 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display with pixel density of 441 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS
Processor Octa-core processor with 2GHz CPU speed
Storage Capacity 32GB
Camera Main: 16.0-megapixel cameraFront: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2350 mAh
Thickness 7.3 mm
Colours Black & Gold, Black and White