Micromax A116 Canvas HD to get Price Hike?
Pune: Micromax A116 Canvas HD created excitement among consumers. The high end phablet created new sales record from the day of its launch. The device was out of stock on the very first day it was announced online. There were nearly 9000 units preorders for the phablet on the first day itself.
It is now informed that Micromax is finding it hard to deliver the handset to the consumers who placed order as it went out of stock everywhere. It is informed that the phablet will be available from the end of March at the retailers again.
According to a Twitter post of @mobilmal, Micromax the price of Canvas HD will be increased to Rs. 14,499. Presently the device is available with a price tag of Rs. 13,999. Those who booked the handset for the old price will get it for the same price. It is also mentioned in the tweet that customers will be offered a free carry case along with the phablet. The carry case is worth Rs. 700.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD is already giving a tough fight to other market leaders such as Apple and Samsung in the tablet segment. It is now in direct rivalry with international brands in the smartphone sector also. It has launched its new device Canvas HD with most advanced specifications. It is offered with quad core processor and sports HD display.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD is facing threat in the form of Apple iphone 5. Apple announced an EMI scheme to buy iPhone 5. The consumers can now make a down payment of Rs. 16,990 and own the smartphone. The remaining amount can be paid as easy installments for a year. Monthly installment will be Rs. 2,376. iPhone 5 is also available without this offer with a price tag of Rs. 45,990. While the down payment for the purchase of Apple iphone 5 is Rs. 16,990. This is in the similar bracket of Micromax Canvas HD which costs Rs. 14,499.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD sports 5 inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6589 processor. The handset comes loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. It comes equipped with front facing VGA camera and 8 megapixel rear camera. the user can utilize 4GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB. it supports 3G, Bluetooth and has 2100 mAh battery under the cover.