The launch comes as a surprise as the company recently sent a teaser message to the media but did not mention any expected launch date.  With dual-SIM compatibility, Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 sports a six-inch display and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop OS.

The smartphone sports an 6-inch qHD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MTK6582M) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and comes with an 8GB internal storage.

The device sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel fixed-focus front camera. Doodle 4 packs a 3000mAh battery. On connectivity front, the device comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.

Micromax is one of the largest domestic mobile handsets company operating in low cost feature phone segments by 2010. As of Q3 2014, Micromax is the tenth largest Smartphone vendor in the world.

According to sources, China's Alibaba Group Holding is in talks with Micromax Informatics to buy an about 20 percent stake in the smartphone maker, helping the Chinese e-commerce giant expand in one of the world's fastest growing markets for the devices.