The front of Canvas Turbo features three capacitive touch buttons for navigation at the bottom. The earpiece, front camera, notification LED and the sensor array are above it. The phone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Micromax offers its own camera app that includes Normal, HDR, Smile detection, Panorama and Scene detection shot modes.

It also offers a burst mode, letting users click up to 99 shots at once, in addition to GIF Animation, 3D Panorama and Remove Object modes.

The Micromax Canvas Turbo runs Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean. It is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6589T quad-core processor with 2GB RAM onboard, and PowerVR SGX544MP GPU. There is 16GB of internal storage, 13.4GB of which is available to the user.