Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 with Octa-Core SoC Launched in India; Price, Specifications
Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 with Octa-Core SoC Launched in India; Price, SpecificationsInfibeam.com screen-shot

Indigenous smartphone maker, Micromax released a new budget handset, dubbed as Canvas Nitro 2 E311, in India on Tuesday.

The new Canvas Nitro 2 is the low-end variant of Canvas Nitro A311, which was launched in December 2014. Both the devices pack pretty much the same hardware, but differ in features like processor and battery.

While Nitro 2 E311 houses 1.4GHz Mediatek Octa-core CPU and 2400 mAh battery, Nitro A311 comes with faster 1.7GHz Mediatek Octa-core chipset and 2500 mAh battery. Other features remain same in the devices.

[Read more: Micromax Canvas Nitro A311: Mid-Range Smartphone with Octa-Core CPU Officially Released in India]

Nitro 2 E311 sports 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) resolution IPS screen with faux-leather coating on the rear-side, like we see in a few Samsung devices and also boasts of Oleophobic coating on the display to repel dust and finger-print smudges.

Under the hood, it comes packed with Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory, 8mp camera on the rear-side and 5mp snapper on the front.

Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 India price and availability details:

As of now, Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 has been released only on Infibeam (HERE) for ₹10,199. Details regarding the device's wider availability in other e-commerce sites and brick-and-mortar shops are expected to be announced soon.


The new Micromax Canvas Nitro will be up against Motorola Moto G (2 Gen), Lenovo A6000 Plus (& A7000) and the recently released Microsoft Lumia 640 and Huawei Honor 4C.

In a related development, Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures today (12 May) unveiled a new smartphone Yuphoria and a couple of accessories, YUFit and HealthYU in India.

[Read more: Metal-Clad Micromax YU Yuphoria, YuFit Smartband, HealthYU Kit Launched in India; Price, Specifications]

Key specifications of Micromax Canvas Nitro 2:

Model Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 E311
  • 5.0-inch HD(1280x720p) IPS screen with Oleophobic coating (fingerprint smudge proof) and also supports wider image on the display from any angle up to 178 degrees
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
Processor 1.4GHz Mediatek Tru-Octacore CPU [Type: 6592]
GPU Quad Core ARM Mali 450
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2400 mAh
Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Radio, micro-USB port,
Dimensions 143.5 x 72.1 x 7.5 mm
Price ₹10,199/-