Popular indigenous smartphone maker, Micromax has launched a phablet dubbed as Canvas XL in India.

The new Micromax phone tentatively titled as Canvas XL sports a big 6.0-inch display with qHD (960x540p) resolutions and runs on the Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box.

Under the hood, it packs 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB), 2450 mAh Li-Ion battery, 8.0-megapixel main camera (with flash support) and a 5.0-megapixel front-facing camera. On connectivity front, it boasts of 3G network support, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth (with A2DP), Wi-Fi and GPRS/EDGE.

According to reports, Micromax Canvas XL (A119) will be made available at online store Home Shop 18 from 19 January for 13,990. As an introductory offer, the e-commerce website is giving away freebies like Harris Smith watch, TPS Sun Glasses and others worth ₹6,498. [To know more about the phablet, click here]

Once released, Micromax's new phablet will be competing as a cheaper alternative to Intex Aqua Octa, Samsung's Mega Series (5.8 and 6.3) and HP Slate 6 (expected to hit markets in February).

Key specifications of Micromax Canvas XL:

Model Micromax Canvas XL (A119)
Display 6.0-inch qHD (960x540p) display
OS Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core processor
Storage capacity 4GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flashFront: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2450 mAh (Li-Ion);Talk time: up to 9.5 hours

Standby mode: 209 hours

Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM,  Bluetooth (with A2DP), GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, FM radio with recording option
Dimensions 165.0 x 84.2 x 10.4 mm
Weight 180 g
Price ₹13,990/-