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Micromax Canvas Play (2015) review

Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6582M
Mali-400 MP1
1 GB / 8 GB
5.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px

Micromax announced the launch of the Canvas Play smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Micromax Canvas Play phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6582M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Micromax Canvas Play comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2820 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Micromax Canvas Play specifications

BrandMicromax
NameCanvas Play
ModelQ355
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Micromax Canvas Play is about 5.26 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Micromax phone are average (6.1 x 3.11 x 0.39 inches).

Weight5.26 oz
Dimensions6.1 x 3.11 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The Micromax Canvas Play comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6582M
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Canvas Play screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches TFT display of Micromax Canvas Play with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Micromax Canvas Play (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Canvas Play has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Micromax Canvas Play doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Canvas Play phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2820 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Canvas Play is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2820 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Micromax phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Micromax Canvas Play phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Micromax Canvas Play, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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