Micromax has come out with Canvas Knight Cameo A290 which is having a 1.4 GHz TRU octa core MT6492M processor and 1 GB RAM. The device sports a 4.7 inch IPS Display with 1280×720 pixels resolution. The device has 1 GB RAM with 8GB of internal storage out of which 5GB is for apps. There is also provision for expanding memory to 32 GB using microSD card. It has a 8MP AF Rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera which is included looking at the selfie craze around the world and many companies coming out with selfie focussed smartphones.
The device comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat with some preloaded applications like M! Games, M! Skin, M! Insurance, M! Security, M! Live, MAd and Opera Mini, Games (Zombie smasher, Bounce ball, bubble X Slice), Kingsoft, BMS, clean master, Games club, Getit, Hike, Swift key and True Caller. the device also comes with some additional featues like Quick Look which shows feeds from your social media accounts which have been added to it at a single place.
Each type of notification can be set a color and these will be displayed on the lock screen like mail notifications, missed calls and messages. The device also sports a 2000 mAh battery which has 7 hours of talktime and upto 180 hours of standby time, there is nothing extra ordinary in the battery aspect but is a decent one offered at the price and for the display and processor at hand.
Features and Specifications of Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290:
Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
1.4 GHz TRU octa core MT6492M processor
1 GB RAM
8 GB internal Storage expandable upto 32GB
8MP AF Rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera
2000 mAh battery
Pricing of Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290:
The device is being priced at Rs. 12,999 which is pretty decent for the features offered like the 8 GB rear and 5G front camera and this can be said to be a Octa Core processor.