Micromax LogoUpdate September 2, 2014: This phone has been discontinued as part of planned obsolescence by Micromax.

Micromax Canvas phones are sold like hot cakes in India and it’s a popular brand now. They continue to launch 5-inch devices as it will be their fifth device to come up with that screen size. Four devices are Micromax A110, Micromax A116 Canvas HD, Micromax A115 Canvas 3D & Micromax Canvas Viva A72. We have rumors of Micromax A110q Canvas phone in making.

Micromax Canvas A110q

Micromax A110q Canvas phone is revamped version of Micromax A110. Sporting the same 5-inches touchscreen display providing 854 x 480 pixels resolution at 196 pixel density, it gets the power of quad core thanks to Mediocre MT6589 chipset. PowerVR SGX544MP GPU unit provides the gaming needs supported with 1 GB RAM(to be confirmed) without any lag.Micromax Canvas A110q

Although looks bigger than Samsung counterparts, it should be out with Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean version. So this will be the first Micromax phone to come up with latest version of Android and soon we might see other Canvas phone to get this update. It inherits Micromax A116 beautiful 8 mega pixel camera providing stunning 720p HD filming and also front facing camera exist but not sure whether it will be 2 mega pixel or VGA sensor.

Micromax Canvas A110q Specifications –

  • Display: 5 inches touchscreen display
  • 196 ppi pixel density
  • 480 x 854 pixels resolution
  • Software: Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • Processor: MediaTekMT6589 quad core processor
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX544MP GPU
  • RAM Capacity: Either 512 MB or 1 GB RAM
  • Memory: 4 Gb internal memory, micro SD card slot
  • Primary Camera: 8 mega pixel rear camera
  • Front Camera: 2 mega pixel front facing camera
  • WiFi, WiFi tether, 3.5 mm headphone jack

Pricing, Availability, Impact

Both pricing and availability of it are unknown to use but since it refresh version of Micromax A110, it should be priced not more than Rs 12,000. As impact is considered, Micromax will certainly make it top 5 smartphone vendors in terms of shipment this year thanks to growing consumption of Canvas phones.