Top 7 things to know about the Micromax Canvas 5

After a long gap of two years, Micromax finally launched it’s much-awaited flagship smartphone of the canvas series, the Canvas 5, the device has been priced at Rs 12,000 and is all set to against likes of Moto G(3rd Gen), Xiaomi Mi4i, Samsung Galaxy J5, etc. This year after the release of the Canvas 6 series, Micromax has slashed the price of this device, as a result, the device is now available at around Rs 8000 or below. The Canvas 5 could very well be a game changer in this price segment, so in this post, we are going to tell you the top 7 things which you should know about the new Micromax Canvas 5.

7-things-to-know-about-the-micromax-canvas-5- Micromax Canvas 5

So,here are the 7 things to know about the new Canvas 5-


The device flaunts a 5.2 inch IPS grade screen, which comes with a screen resolution of (1080×1920 p), when it comes to screen quality, the text looks sharp & crisp courtesy of the 423 ppi, the viewing angles are also very good, so the contents looks clear even if you try to look from different angles.


The device packs a 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM, so you can easily do heavy multi-tasking & gaming without any kind of issues.

3.Removable bloatware

The Canvas 5 comes with a lot of bloatware, which may impact the performance of the device, but the good thing is you can get rid of all the bloatware, except the Micromax app.

4. Camera

The Canvas 5 is armed with a 13 MP rear facing camera & a 5 MP front facing camera, at the rear there is a dual LED flash, and at the front also there is a LED flash, when it comes quality, both the cameras do a god job in outdoor conditions but fail to shine in low-light conditions.

5.Storage option

The Canvas 5 comes with a secondary storage option, which can be changed from phone to microSD card, so apps can be directly installed to the microSD card.

6.Battery life

The device is getting powered by a 2900 mAh non-removable battery, which gives a good usage, so for a moderate or a heavy user, the device can easily last a full working day.

7.Upgradable to Android v6.0(Marshmallow)

Although, Micromax devices don’t have the reputation of receiving further Android updates, but this time, Micromax has confirmed that the Canvas 5 will be receiving the Android v6.0(Marshmallow) update by the end of this year.


Device name Canvas 5 E481
Company Micromax
Launch Date November 2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 142 g
Dimension (5.82×2.89×0.32)inches
Colors available in Gray
Screen Size 5.2 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 423 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v5.1(Lollipop)
Processor 1.3 GHz Octa-core
Chipset Mediatek MT6753
GPU Mali-T720 MP3
Internal memory 16 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 64 GB
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Compass Yes
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features LED flash(front & rear),autofocus,HDR,face
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v 4.0,A2Dp,LE
3G Yes
4G Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Mono
Capacity 2900 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable Yes
Talk Time upto 9+ hrs (3G)
up to 16+ hrs (2G)
Store & Price
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amazon Rs 11,590 Click here to buy