Micromax Canvas 4 runs on 1.2 GHz quad-core Mediatek MT6589 processor. It has 1 GB RAM and internal storage of 16 GB, which can be expanded upto 32 GB using a MicroSD card. It has accelerometer and proximity sensors.
In terms of screen size, the device measures 5 inches (diagonally). The IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution which produces an effective pixel density of about 294 pixels per inch.
In terms of design, Micromax Canvas 4 is designed stylishly with a thickness of just 8.9 mm, which makes the phone quite a slim device. It is available in white and grey color.
The phone sports an amazing 13-megapixel camera with LED flash. The phone has all basic focusing features that can be found amongst smartphones these days, like touch to focus. The camera can record full HD videos. Also, it comes with features such as Beautify, which enhances picture you've taken to make them look better in terms of lighting conditions and focusing. The device also features a 5-megapixel front shooter for video calling.
Since this is an Android based device, it supports playback of all the major multimedia formats including MP3, MP4, WAV, AVI, etc. Additionally the device also houses FM radio.
The Canvas 4 runs on Android OS 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean). The device also comes pre-loaded with all the common apps and software features required for day to day usage that includes SMS, MMS, push mail, Gmail, Google Search, maps, hangouts, image/video editor, document viewer, etc. It is equipped with HTML5 browser, Java MIDP.
The 2500 mAh battery on the Canvas 4 is good enough to last an entire day on full charge.
Micromax Canvas 4 has connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0 for file transferring and audio streaming and microUSB 2.0 for transferring data across devices. The phone also supports 2G, 3G, EDGE and GPRS connectivity. The phone can also be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot device which allows you to share your mobile data across other devices. The phone comes with Google bundled apps such as YouTube, Gmail, Maps, Latitude and many more. The device also has a couple of Micromax's exclusive apps pre-installed, like M! Live.