Micromax Canvas Gold unveiled with 5.5″ 1080p display, 2GHz octa-core CPU


After being a victim of numerous leaks, Micromax’s Canvas Gold A300 is finally official.

The smartphone comes with a 2GHz octa-core chipset from MediaTek, the MT6592T (T for Turbo), much like the Micromax Canvas Knight which was launched a few months back. To compliment the powerful processor, a wholesome 2GB of RAM comes packed in the Canvas Gold’s feature set with 32GB of on-board storage. It features a now-standard 5.5-inch display, with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080p to return a respectable pixel density of 400ppi.

What’s interesting is that the device runs Android v4.4 KitKat right out of the box, which should be a major selling point. It also features a 16 mega-pixel shooter on the rear along with a 5 mega-pixel front, and lastly a 2300mAh battery to keep the internals supplied with juice.

The smartphone is currently available online on domestic e-commerce portal Infibeam with a price tag of 23,999 INR ($400). You can find the full specifications listed below.

Micromax Canvas Gold A300

  • 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p IPS display
  • 2GHz octa-core CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB on-board ROM
  • Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 16 mega-pixel rear, 5 mega-pixel front camera
  • 2300mAh battery
  • Dual SIM
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7 Comments

  1. Guest
    June 17, 2014

    Fist bump!!! :punch: :punch: :punch:

  2. Marco Lancaster
    June 17, 2014

    Man, this rear is really ugly.

  3. Soraya
    June 17, 2014

    Only 2300mAh??

  4. Michael Strauss
    June 17, 2014

    400 $ for a Mediatek phone with only 2300mah battery? Somebody forgot to turn on their brain before producing this phone.

  5. $2548414
    June 17, 2014

    More for style and show, a power hungery octacore..driving a FHD 5.5 INCH display..powered by a measely tiny battery..just shows up companies like Micromax to being run by some Moronic heads, who do not even catch major booboos like this and push models on models of mobiles into market.

  6. The Chosen One
    June 18, 2014

    $400 is way too much for specs you can get accross various brands for far less

    • sarvesh
      June 18, 2014

      This phone costs around 12223 approx to micromax .It would have been better if they had proced it around 17000 -18000 thousand rupees