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Samsung Galaxy Grand vs Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Samsung, looking to become the king of the smartphone maker, has now started creating phones and Phablets for the budget. When companies like Micromax and Karbonn are establishing themselves in the medium segment or in smartphones in the budget range, Samsung will not let its customers lose at any time. From cutting-edge luxuries to the cheapest economic smartphone, Samsung is the toughest competition for any company. With its aggressive marketing strategies, its abundant resources and its unbeatable reach in markets around the world make it the trusted one of all, and for its inevitable rivals.

Now with Micromax blossoming on its 5-inch Phablet and on smartphones in the budget segment, with the launch of Micromax A116 Canvas HD. Samsung gave all its customers who loved Galaxy Note Series, but were unable to pay much for the flagship product with a cheaper Samsung Galaxy Grand alternative. Now, if you've decided to buy one, let's take a look at the pros and cons and the differences that distinguish Samsung Galaxy Grand with Micromax A116 Canvas HD.

1. Quality built

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

The phone has a 5 inch candy bar design. The phone has a plastic body with removable battery and dual SIM options.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

The phone maintains the pebble-shaped design of its Flagship devices. With the dimensions of 143, 5 mm x 76, 8 mm x 9, 6 mm the phone has a huge 5 inch display. The phone has 8MP rear with flash camera and 2 MP front camera. In addition to the front camera it has a proximity sensor. The phone has the volume keys on the left and the power button on the right. The heavy phone with 161 gm.

2. Hardware

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

MediaTek MT6589 quad core processor of 1.2 GHz (cortex A7 -soc) with 1 GB of RAM and supported by PowerVR CPU 5XT. When it comes to sensors, basic sensors are available such as the brightness sensor, the proximity sensor. The phone has Bluetooth 3.0 with a2dp, Wi-Fi b / g / n, GSM 900, 1800 MHz, the phone supports 3G, EDGE, GPRS and UMTS services etc. For navigation it supports GPS. The micro USB 2.0 port will allow charging and connectivity with mass memory. Supports FM.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

Samsung used the 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM28155 SOC dual core processor with 4 GPU video core. The reason behind the use of Broadcom chips instead of the exons is the lack of offer that forced them to use Broadcom chips. Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, proximity sensor are present the use of the latest GLONASS technology with GPS for positions. It has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi b / g / n, GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz HSDPA: 900/2100 MHz The phone has 2 slots for sim sim dual sim 2g, one of which can also be used for 3g and supports FM.

3. Display

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

5 inch IPS LCD display with HD resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels resistant to scratches. The display has a pixel density of 294 ppi. The capacitive touch screen with 5 contact points and the display supports 16 million colors to enhance the experience.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

5-inch TFT LCD display with WVGA resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. The pixel density of 187 ppi, which again is a huge drop in the 5-inch display. The screen is not scratch-resistant, so a bigger screen means more vulnerable to scratches. Supports multi touch with a depth of 16 million colors.

4. Memory and memory

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Micromax has 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory expandable up to 32 GB with a micro SD card.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

1 GB of RAM with 8 GB memory expandable up to 64 GB, far ahead of Micromax.

5. Camera

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

8 MP rear camera with LED and 4X digital zoom. The front camera of VGA quality with an opening of 0.3 MP.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

8 MP rear camera with LED flash. The 2 MP front camera. The camera quality of Samsung definitely better than Canvas HD.

6. Software and user interface

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

The phone comes out of the box with Android 4.1 jellybean. Micromax provides its own user interface with its own voice command functionality.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

Comes immediately with android jelly bean 4.1.2. The UI touch wiz user interface is one of the best customizable and lag-free user interfaces. Samsung has provided Samsung apps and services.

7. Battery life

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Micromax Canvas HD has a removable 2100 mAH battery built with Li-Ion technology.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

Removable 2100 mAh battery with Li-ion technology. It offers 440 hours of standby time and 610 minutes of talk time on 3G.

8. Price factor and availability

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Micromax Canvas HD has a price of around 15000 INR. The phone will be available in the first week of February at all retailers and online stores.

Samsung Galaxy Grand-

Samsung Galaxy Grand has a price of 21500 INR. The phone was launched in Indian markets on January 22 and available in some online stores and in Samsung e-stores.

9. pros and cons

In favor of Canvas HD on Samsung galaxy grand:

  1. HD 1280X 720 pixel display with IPS display for luminous screen.
  2. More pixels than 290 ppi compared to 187ppi from Samsung.
  3. Quad core processor with 1 GB of RAM and GPU VR power that is better than the Samsung dual core processor.
  4. Price point 15k INR.

Samsung galaxy grand pro on Canvas HD:

  1. Robust 2 MP front camera that supports HD video recording.
  2. Bluetooth 4.0 compared to 3.0 HD canvas.
  3. Samsung offers an 8 GB memory expandable up to 64 GB in contrast to Micromax with 4 GB internal and expandable up to 32 GB.
  4. Touch wiz user interface surely one of the best user interfaces.