Check here the Micromax Canvas 5 launch date, exact specs, rumored news, features & updates.\n\nThe Micromax Canvas 4 blazed its way through the smartphone market with high-end specs at much lower prices, leaving other mobile manufacturers quite stumped. And now we are soon expecting a repeat performance by the next-gen offer in Canvas series- the Canvas 5. While Samsung has upped the ante in screen-size by bringing in a 5-inch smartphone in its Galaxy Note, Micromax like many other mobile handset makers have followed suit and gone with bigger-sized screens to woo the users. Canvas 1 was hugely popular and Canvas 5 is expected to give direct competition to Samsung Galaxy S4.\n\nLaunch: When?\n\nAccording to inside reports Canvas 5 should be out in mid December. So if things go in time the powerful new product will be out by Christmas.\n\nKey Features\n\nMicromax Canvas 5 is slated to become the first device with a pre-installed Blackberry messenger not yet available on Google Play Store. You\u2019ll also be getting NFC- near field communication aka mobile wallet for paying all bills online. It\u2019s going to be the first in Indian-made smartphones to offer 4G connectivity along with improved GPS location.\n\nWhen compared to Canvas 4, the new launch would be 38% slimmer, have 50% better battery life and run on the latest Android OS 4.4 Kitkat.\n\nLook out for full-HD display marking 1080x1920 and powerful camera with large image sensor. The camera capacity is touted to near 20 megapixels. Other expected specs include a possible 2GB to 3 GB RAM, 16\/32 GB memory, a 3000 mAh battery, HDMI support, Bluetooth v 4.0 with A2DP, LED flash, face detection and geo-tagging. The phone could combine water-proofing with dust resistance, improved gesture control and dual camera.\n\nMicromax Canvas 5 Specs are -\n\n\n Display : 5 inches FHD Corning Gorilla Glass Front & Back\n Processor : 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor\n OS : Android 4.2 Jelly bean\n Chipset : MediaTek MT6592 chipset\n RAM : 2 GB RAM\n Storage : 16 GB of inbuilt storage with micro SD slot\u00a0expandable up to 32 GB\n Camera : 16 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera\n Battery : \u00a03,000 mAh Battery\n\n\nMicromax Canvas 5 Price\n\nWith the specs it will feature and the price range of its predecessors the Micromax Canvas 5 is expected to range between Rs.20, 000-Rs 22, 000.