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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