Micromax has announced the latest Canvas series smartphone today and it is called A116 Canvas HD unlike the rumours of Canvas 3. Packing a MediaTek 6589 quad-core processor, it will go on sale starting the first week of next month (i.e. February). Company has revealed that it wants to price A116 Canvas HD under INR 15K, which will surely make it an instant hit.
We thought it was time that we compared Micromax A116 with previous iteration of Canvas smartphones from Micromax.
Micromax A116 is significant improvement over the previous versions, considering that it packs a 720p display, quad-core processor and 1GB RAM. Canvas 1 and Canvas only have 512MB RAM, single and dual core processors respectively and WVGA resolution displays.
The presence of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is another positive for A116 over A110, A100, both of which currently run on Android 4.0 without any news on the upgrades.
Other specifications are pretty much same other Canvas smartphones apart from odd upgrades like 2100 mAh battery or same dual-SIM connectivity.
Here is a quick specs comparison of the A116 Canvas HD and A110 Canvas 2 smartphone as original Canvas is irrelevant right now.
|Phone||Micromax A116 Canvas HD||Micromax A110 Canvas2|
|Price||INR 14,500||INR 9,999|
|Display||5-inch 1280x720p IPS display||5.0-inch 854x480p resolution IPS display|
|Android Version||Android 4.1 Jelly Bean||Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich|
|Processor||1.2GHz quad-core||1GHz dual-core|
|Connectivity||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, dual-SIM||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, dual-SIM|
|Battery||2000 mah||2000 mAh|
|Cameras||8MP rear/ 0.3MP front||8MP rear/ 0.3MP front|