Design and Specifications
The Micromax Canvas Music A88 is a new smartphone made by Micromax with music lovers in mind. The design of the phone is candybar. The phone has a 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The device runs Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.2 GHz MediaTek MT6577 processor with 512 MB of RAM, which may be less considering the device runs Jelly Bean.
The phone has dual-SIM functionality as well.
Camera and Multimedia
The Canvas Music A88 features a 5 MP primary camera with dual LED flash and has features like autofocus and geo-tagging. The phone can record video at standard-def. This phone also has a 0.3 MP front-facing camera for video calling.
The device is ideal for music lovers who don't want to waste a lot of money on premium smartphones. The phone offers a decent audio quality and also has an audio jack to connect headphones or AUX cables. The phone supports all the regular audio and video features such as MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, MP4, WMV, H.264 and H.263. Micromax has introduced a new music app called MLive that allows you to download over 4 lakh songs for free.
Connectivity and Features
The Micromax A88 Canvas Music has all the regular connectivity features such as GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G and it also has Wi-Fi connectivity. The phone has Bluetooth 4.0 for data transfer from one phone to another. The phone can also be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Micromax is offering bundled JBL headphones with the phone, and this is a great deal for buyers as the headset themselves cost Rs.6000.
Battery and Storage
The phone is powered by a 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery which is ideal for a day's worth of normal usage. The phone might come with 4 GB of internal storage, of which around 1.7 GB will be available to the user. The phone would also feature a microSD card slot for storage expansion.