Micromax has entered the rat race of ever going Android phablets. It is not slowing down when it comes to phablets. Recently, the company had launched Micromax A116 Canvas HD smartphone. This smartphone has very high resolution screen and boasts a powerful quad core processor. It features a brilliant HD display of 5 inches just like Samsung galaxy grand. However, the price of Canvas HD is very lucrative as compared to Galaxy Grand.
Micromax A116 canvas HD specifications:
Hardware and O.S:
- It comes with Cortex A-7 quad core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz.
- Includes dedicated Power VR series 5 GPU for enhancing graphics quality.
- Has got dimensions of 144 x 74 x 10.7 mm.
- It will be running on Android v4.1 (Jellybean).
- You can expect to get Android v4.2 when it is launched.
Micromax A116 canvas display size:
- It has 5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch-screen with 16M colors.
- The screen resolution is 720p HD, (1280 x 720 pixels) with pixel density of 295.
- It supports multi-touch and includes scratch guard to protect screen.
Micromax A116 canvas HD connectivity options:
- It is dual SIM smartphone and supports GSM SIM cards.
- Both SIM’s are operational at the same time, so it is having dual stand by unlike Karbonn A30, which uses active swap technology.
- It has 2G networks on both SIM. You can use EDGE and GPRS on both SIM.
- It also has 3G. You can easily get 3G downloading speeds of 42 mbps and uploading speeds of 5.76 mbps.
- You can also browse internet through Wi-Fi connectivity included.
- Moreover, you can use the canvas HD smartphone for Wi-Fi tethering.
- Additional connectivity options like Bluetooth v3.0 and micro USB v2.0 have been included for sharing files between Bluetooth compatible devices.
- This smartphone is also capable of playing JAVA apps through JAVA MIDP emulator like Sony Xperia Z smartphone.
- FM radio is also included.
- GPS is also provided for navigation purposes.
Micromax A116 canvas HD camera features:
- It comes with brilliant camera of 8 megapixels with LED flash and auto-focus.
- You can get clear pictures of resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels and record HD videos as well.
- Along with this, there is also a secondary VGA camera included for video calling through 3G networks or for web calling.
Micromax A116 canvas HD memory options:
- It will come with inbuilt memory of 4 GB along with 1024 MB of RAM.
- This high amount of RAM will make the smartphone more powerful in multi-tasking.
- Along with this, you can also find a micro SD card slot to expand memory up to 32 GB.
Here is the review of this superb smartphone!
Micromax A116 canvas HD prices in India, US availability:
UPDATE: The micromax A116 canvas HD is available across major shopping stores in India. You can purchase it online through Flipkart for 14,499 INR and 14,799 on Indiatimes shopping. The smartphone also supports USB host.
It can act as direct competitor to Samsung galaxy grand. It seemed that Micromax had launched this smartphone just a day prior to the launch of galaxy grand to make it competitive with galaxy grand. Let us see how it performs in the market.
You may also like other smartphones in the same price range like Videocon A30, Karbonn A30 or check out the low budget smartphones that suits your needs.
Also see Canvas 3D.
Title: Micromax A116 canvas HD review of specifications.
Reviewed by Mujtaba on Jan 25
Summary: Micromax Canvas A116 Hd smartphone review.
Description: Micromax A116 canvas HD smartphone, announced in January 2013, features dual SIM, android O.S, bluetooth, 3G, Wi-Fi, dual standby, GPS, see online stores, deals and review.