The talked about Micromax A290 got listed on the Micromax official website. It is not the unite Anthem as anticipated but it is called the Cameo. The Micromax A290 is octa core that is confirmed and the price tag is approx Rs. 12499.

As expected the A290 finally goes official. It is using the 1.4GHz octa core processor MT6592M from MediaTek. This dual SIM handset runs KitKat out of the box i.e. Android 4.4.2 with 1Gigs of RAM and 8Gigs of internal storage. Of the 8GB free space for apps is about 5GB. There is micro SD support too of up to 32GB.

The Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 sports a 4.7 inch IPS screen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It comes loaded with 8 megapixel rear camera – Auto Focus with LED flash support and 5MP fixed focus camera on the front. Rear camera can record videos in 1080p resolution.

Key features are 3G (21Mbps), 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0. A 2000 mAh battery powers up the handset with estimated talk time of up to 7 hours and standby time of up to 180 hours.

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 launched for under Rs. 12,500

The Micromax A290 also called the Canvas Knight Cameo will be available soon for Rs. 12,499 (or lower).

Tip: Pirtpal Singh.

By Rajeev Rana

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