Along with free data, the device bundles unlimited free calling to any network. Priced at Rs 11,999, the Canvas 2 (2017) is now available at retail outlets across the country. 

The 5-inch HD (720x1280) display comes with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it gets a 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The 16GB onboard storage is expandable up to 64GB. It comes equipped with a 13MP rear snapper and a 5MP front camera.

Commenting on the launch, Rahul Sharma, co-founder at Micromax Informatics said, "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 Canvas 2, which will help drive large scale adoption throughout the country. Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make Canvas 2, the first smartphone to offer Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in its price segment."

The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. Finally, a 3050mAh battery completes the package.