Micromax Canvas 2 launched at Rs 11,999, comes bundled with free 4G data for 1 year

first_imgIndian smartphone company Micromax has collaborated with telecom operator Airtel to re-launch its five-year old Canvas 2  smartphone. The new Canvas 2 comes pre-bundled with Airtel 4G SIM which offers one year of free 4G data and calling to any network in India for 1 year.The company claims that Canvas 2 is the first smartphone in its price segment with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Micromax aims to give consumers a device with incredible user experience, great specs and other desirable features. Micromax expects to further consolidate its stronghold in the market as it aims to sell more than 1 million Canvas 2 smartphones in India and in other markets that it operates.The new smartphone also comes with 1 Year of screen replacement promise which is applicable from the date of activation and is valid for 1 screen replacement. Users will also get 400 minutes calling free per day with a cap of 1500 minutes per week. The smartphone will be vaible for buy form May 15, 2015 on Micromax’s official website and across the leading retail mobile stores in India.  Also Read: Micromax Canvas 6 Review: Sleek design can’t save the dayCommenting on the launch, Rahul Sharma, co-founder, Micromax said, “Canvas 2 was the first smartphone that we launched in our Canvas range of smartphones back in 2012, which reinvented the way consumers looked at their smartphone as it led to the democratization of technology in India. Over the last few months, as the Indian handset and telecom industry has undergone dynamic shift, the focus of consumers is shifting from just the hardware, to overall connected experience. Therefore, to address the consumer needs, we are happy to partner with Airtel to offer a full year of unlimited calls and 4G data with the new Canvas2, which will help drive large scale adoption throughout the country. Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make Canvas2, the first smartphone to offer Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in its price segment. We expect Canvas 2 to yet again set a bench mark and revolutionize the overall smartphone adoption.”advertisementThe new Canvas 2 comes with a 360-degree identification fingerprint sensor and is powered by powered by a Quad-core 1.3GHz processor. The smartphone comes with 3GB RAM and an expandable memory of 16GB internals tare which is expandable up to 64GB.  The device runs the latest Android Nougat aka Android 7. The new Canvas 2 comes with a strong 3050 mAh battery which claims to last upto 11 hours.The smartphone sports a 13MP rear camera with flash and different modes such as Bokeh, Panorama and HDR. At the front lies a 5 MP selfie camera with wide angle lens that consists of F.20 Aperture, auto focus and 5P Lens.last_img read more

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Quebec court authorizes racial profiling class action against Montreal police

first_imgMONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action against the City of Montreal on behalf of citizens who allege they were unfairly arrested and racially profiled by the city’s police.Justice Andre Prevost ruled on Aug. 7 that the claimants met the criteria to proceed.The Black Coalition of Quebec filed the class action request on behalf of non-Caucasian citizens who were unjustly stopped, arrested or detained by Montreal police between Aug. 14, 2017 and Jan 11, 2019 and who suffered racial profiling or violations of their rights.The lead plaintiff is Alexandre Lamontagne, a man of Haitian origin who claims that in Aug. 2017 he was standing on the street checking his cell phone when he was questioned by two police officers.  He was arrested and charged with obstructing police work and assault with the intention of resisting arrest, but the charges were later dropped.In his ruling, Prevost said the class action would address a number of questions, including whether city representatives acted in a discriminatory fashion and violated the rights of the plaintiffs.The Black Coalition said in a statement that it believes the lawsuit will reduce instances of abuse and racial profiling by giving black and cultural communities access to justice.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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