Indian smartphone maker Micromax has just announced that they have signed our Hollywood star and our very own Wolverine that is Hugh Jackman as its brand ambassador.
Micromax has also teased the upcoming Canvas Turbo in a video and Hugh Jackman features in the video for a brief moment. We had earlier reported that Micromax is working on its first smartphone featuring a Full HD (1920 x 1080) display dubbed the Canvas Turbo. The device is also said to come with a 1.5 GHz Quad-Core MT6589T MediaTek Processor with PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU. There is no more concrete information about the specs of the device or the screen size but rumors suggest a 6-6.3-inch display, 13 MP rear camera with a LED flash, 5 MP front facing one, 1 GB RAM although some say 2 GB and we hope for the latter, 32 GB internal storage along with microSD expansion.
Coming back to Hugh Jackman’s association with Micromax, the Australian actor said:
I am extremely thrilled and honored to be part of the Micromax family. I am a huge lover of India as it is one of the most exciting countries in the world and we also share our love for cricket. Phones are genuinely time saving devices that can help you live a better life while juggling around with different situations. The new Canvas phone from Micromax is a leap in innovation with great sense of fun and amazing features that helps me balance my work with all the different roles that I play in my everyday life.
Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing Officer, Micromax also commented on the association:
We are very excited to welcome Hugh Jackman in the Micromax family as he truly embodies the aspirational, reinventing and fearless persona of the brand Micromax. As we look to expand our footprint across the globe in various international markets, the association with the Hugh Jackman is an ideal partnership for us to connect with audiences as he is the leading name in the entertainment industry in the world. At Micromax, we have always believed in offering products and services that empower our consumers with the latest technologies and innovations. This is a strategic partnership and we look forward to a creating a strong 360 degrees campaign with Canvas Turbo to bring alive this new experience for our audiences across print, TV and online platforms.
Well, am a huge Hugh Jackman fan personally and am happy that he is now associated with one of Indian companies. Check out the Micromax Canvas Turbo teaser which features Hugh Jackman: