Micromax adds two Windows phones to Canvas series

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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Micromax introduced its Canvas Win series with the launch of two Windows-based phones - Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092.


Sanjay Kapoor, chairman, Micromax said, "With our vision to democratize technology and belief in providing consumers with choice of platforms, we are pleased to introduce a new range of Windows-based phones. I am pleased that Micromax is the only Indian mobile phone brand to be present across the two most popular operating platforms in the world."

"Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows Phone and we are proud of our partnership with Micromax. With Micromax Canvas Win, Windows Phone is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value," said Bhaskar Pramanik, chairman, Microsoft India.

Avneesh Agrawal, president, Qualcomm India and South Asia. "Qualcomm Technologies has a long history of working with Microsoft and we continue to be a leading chipset supplier for Windows Phone. Qualcomm Snapdragon processors are designed to support an exceptional level of integration between hardware, software and services on Windows Phone, which in turn helps Micromax to offer users a comprehensive set of business and entertainment applications with a combination of processing performance, rich multimedia, high-performance graphics, wireless connectivity and power efficiency."


Powered by the new Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and a Snapdragon 200 processor by Qualcomm Technologies, the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 assimilate the best of Microsoft, Qualcomm and Micromax, offering great performance, great mobile experience and a multitude of features for work and fun.

Powered by a Snapdragon 200 processor, the Canvas Win smartphones are designed to support powerful processing, efficient multi-tasking, richer graphics and media capability while optimizing battery life. Sporting a 5-inch HD IPS display, the dual-SIM Canvas Win 121 is power-packed with a 2000 mAh battery.

Users can capture all their favourite moments with the 8MP rear camera with flash and connect with their friends and family over Skype using the 2MP front camera. Users don't need to worry about running out of space on the smartphone with the 32GB expandable memory.


The Canvas Win W092 sports a 4-inch IPS display and is power-packed with a 1500 mAh battery. Equipped with a 5MP rear camera with flash and 0.3MP front camera, users can click vibrant images lighting up the dull moments. With a 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM, users can store all their music, videos, images and documents.

Both smartphones support Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi, ensuring full time connectivity for the social media buffs. Microsoft's cloud storage tool OneDrive adds many other capabilities such as Bing, Skype, Xbox Games, Office 365 and more to give consumers added value.

The Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 priced at Rs. 9,500 and Rs. 6,500 respectively, will be available in July 2014.