Micromax Canvas 5 Launched in Nepal

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Micromax will be launching a new flagship handset tomorrow and probably will be named as the Micromax Canvas 5 –their first Canvas flagship since the launch of Canvas 4 in 2013.
Micromax has sent out the product launch invite to tech medias which doesn’t reveal much, except for a teaser tagline “Mystery prisoner found locked in. Can he escape his destiny?”. There is also a mentioning of a JailBreak on the invite photo.


micromax canvas 5As per the rumors, Canvas 5 will sport a MediaTek’s Helio X10 (MT6795) chipset which is a new high-end chipset family that was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015. The Helio X10 chipset has eight Cortex A53 64-bit cores; All cores running at a frequency of 2.2GHz. It offers support for 120Hz display refresh rates, as well as slow-motion video capture at 480fps. Helio X10 can allegedly boost octa-core performance by utilizing the cores of the GPU as well for certain OpenCL tasks. The company claims that this increases the performance and reduces the energy consumption.

Canvas 5

Other rumored specs include a 5-inch Full HD IPS display, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage with microSD expansion, 18-megapixel rear camera, and 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. Various sources also suggest the Micromax Canvas 5 to come with Android OS backed by CyanogenMod. We will keep you informed on further developments after the phone gets unveiled tomorrow in New Delhi, India.