Micromax Nitro A311: Mid-Range Smartphone with Octa-Core SoC Launched in India
Micromax Nitro A311: Mid-Range Smartphone with Octa-Core SoC Launched in IndiaMicromax Info

Home-grown smartphone maker Micromax has announced a new Canvas Nitro variant A311 in India.

The new model A311 is identical to Canvas Nitro A310 (launched in September) in almost all aspects except the inbuilt memory specification. The former has 16GB storage space, whereas the latter has 8GB memory.

Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 sports a 5.0-inch HD (1,280x720p) resolution IPS screen with faux-leather coating on the rear-side, like we see in the few Samsung devices and also boasts of Oleophobic coating on the display to repel dust and finger-print smudges.

Under the hood, it houses a 1.7GHz Tru Octa-core CPU powered by Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS, 2GB RAM and a 2,500mAh battery.

On imaging front, it boasts of 13mp camera with Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor and a feature-rich 5mp snapper on the front with f2.4 aperture and also 75-degree viewing scope, which is certain to impress selfie aficionados.

As of now, Micromax has just listed the Canvas Nitro A311 on its official website. Details regarding its availability and price are expected to be announced shortly.


Once released, Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 will be against the likes of popular MNC brands - Motorola Moto G (Gen 2), Asus Zenfone 5, Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Microsoft Lumia 535, recently launched Xolo Omega 5 and domestic players.

Last week, Micromax launched a budget smartphone, dubbed as Canvas Express for ₹6,999.

[Read More: Micromax Canvas Express A99: Budget Smartphone with Quad-Core CPU Launched in India]

Key Specifications of Micromax Canvas Nitro:

Model Micromax Canvas Nitro A311
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720) IPS screen with 178-degree viewing angle feature, oleo phobic coatingPixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android KitKat v4.4.2
Processor 1.7GHz Tru MediaTek Octa-Core CPU
GPU Quad core ARM based Mali 450@700MHz GPU
Storage Capacity 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main: 13.0- megapixel camera with Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor, Auto-focus, LED flash,Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with OV5648 Sensor, , f2.4 aperture, 75-degree viewing scope
Battery 2500 mAh;Talk time: up to 10 hoursStandby time: close to 320 hours
Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPRS/EDGE USB v2.0,

[Image Credit: Micromax Info]