Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos vs Micromax A116 Canvas HD in depth comparison

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos vs Micromax Canvas HD

The Indian smartphone market has recently been seeing an influx of a lot of devices which are big on the screen and specs, while at the same time small on the budget, catering to the exact demand of the market since the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Note. The phablet, as the term goes, means a device is bigger than a phone but smaller than the tablet, fitting right in the middle. This is purely a notion marketed by Samsung with the Galaxy Note, and it has caught up like wildfire among the various entrants in the Indian Smartphone market.

And two of the devices that are a by product of this phablet movement are the Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Samsung’s own Galaxy Grand Duos. We are going for an in depth comparison between these two to see which ones comes out as the better buy, objectively. Here is the in-depth comparison video first –

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Micromax A116 Canvas HD Benchmarks

Micromax A116 Canvas HD Benchmarks

Micromax unveiled the A116 Canvas HD back in January, started selling the device through online retailer Snapdeal starting from February 14th. It has 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6589 Cortex A7 CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz with PowerVR SGX544 GPU. This was the first phone to launch in India with the quad-core MediaTek processor. We reviewed the device last month, but we didn’t share complete benchmarks of the device back then. Here are the benchmark comparison with the other mid-range Android smartphones in the market .

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Micromax A116 Canvas HD sales top 9000 units in first 24 hours


Micromax has announced that they have sold 9000 units of the A116 Canvas HD in the first 24 hours after it went on sale at midnight of 14 February 2013. The company is currently taking pre-bookings for the device at the rate of 25 units per minute. Micromax unveiled the A116 Canvas HD with a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display and a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor last month. They announced that it would go on sale on February 14th and revealed the price one day before it went on sale. Continue reading “Micromax A116 Canvas HD sales top 9000 units in first 24 hours”

Micromax A116 Canvas HD to go on sale from February 14

Micromax unveiled the A116 Canvas HD with a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display and a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor last month. It is expected to go on sale in the first week of February, now they have announced that the phone would go on sale from February 14th. The phone runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and packs a 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. Continue reading “Micromax A116 Canvas HD to go on sale from February 14”

Micromax A116 Canvas HD with 5-inch HD display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.1 announced

Micromax has announced the A116 Canvas HD, their new Flagship device. It has a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It has a 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. It also comes with Hookup Instant messaging app. Micromax launched the A110 Superfone Canvas 2 and the A90S Superfone Pixel powered by dual-core processor last year. Continue reading “Micromax A116 Canvas HD with 5-inch HD display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.1 announced”