The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD Amoled display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and runs a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC coupled with 2GB of DDR3 RAM.

Knight 2 runs on a Android 5.0 Lollipop OS packs a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter.

The Canvas Knight 2 gets its power from 2260mAh battery and comes with preloaded CleanMaster, Apps Center, Snapdeal, SwiftKey, Chaatz and Newshunt.

In a bid to cement its position in the affordable tablet segment, Micromax yesterday launched its voice-calling Canvas Tab P690 at Rs 8,999.

Micromax ranks among the top 10 global handset vendors with 1.8 percent market share during the January-March quarter, according to research firm Gartner.