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Micromax Canvas A116 HD Vs Micromax Canvas 4

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Micromax today launched their new flagship device, the Micromax Canvas 4. It has been priced at Rs. 17,999/-.

It replaces the Micromax Canvas HD at the pinnacle of Micromax’s Canvas lineup, so we take a look at what it offers over the HD.

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Both the devices have 720p IPS displays.

When we talk about the screen, both the Micromax Canvas HD and the Canvas 4 sport 720p HD IPS LCD displays. Both feature a MediaTek MT6589 chipset with quad-core CPU’s clocked at 1.2 GHz. 

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The camera seems to be the only major difference between the 2 devices.

Graphics are handled by a Power VR SGX544 GPU and the battery on both is a Li-Ion 2,000mAh. The rear camera on the Micromax Canvas HD is a 8 Megapixel snapper, whereas the Canvas 4 has a 13 Megapixel camera. The front camera on the Canvas HD is 2.1 Megapixel whereas the Canvas 4 has a 5 Megapixel front camera. 

Obviously, the Canvas 4 boasts of some enhancements on the software front with features like Blow to unlock and video pinning. It will also have OTA support for firmware updates.

So basically, all Micromax seems to have done with the Canvas 4 is add a better camera with some software enhancements. We’re sure this isn’t what most customers were looking for when they pre-ordered the device from their website.  

Most customers will be left disappointed by what Micromax has to offer with their latest flagship device.

What do you think? Did you expect better?

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  • harishchengaiah
    July 11, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    all the mmx fans over here, a good
    news for you, the co-founder of micromax Mr.Rahul officially said that: our
    company’s main aim in future will be on software and innovation and he gave a
    clue to us that,what type of innovation they might bring, he said like, if you
    are calling a foreign friend of yours, for example a chinese, you can speak to
    him in hindi and he hears it as chinese and when he replies you back in chinese
    you hear it in hindi, simply wow and Mr.Rahul even said what he expects on
    foreign market and becoming a MNC, he said there were many sooftware based
    indian MNC abroad but none in hardware category and we aspire to become one

  • PrasoonSinha
    July 11, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Was expecting at least high cpu speed and high ram. Disappointed.

  • Jatin S Mehta
    July 10, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Deval Khokhani

  • KunalLunawatJain
    July 9, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    I was expecting much much more.. 

    but totally disappointed…

  • jagannathan77
    July 9, 2013 at 10:51 am

    I guess the strategy is to stop A116 and promote Canvas4. This way MMX will get additional 4K for each piece. Since both seems to have similar specs in terms of  HW, A116 is a clear winner. But for new customers and who prefers better camera will go for Canvas4 (if A116 is no more available). I  have A116 and very happy and not going to upgrade to Canvas4.

  • Harshit Goel
    July 8, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    Canceled the preorder….. was disappointed…..

  • VarunMalhotra
    July 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    Was about to Pre order  , thank god i didn’t , I am happy with my Canvas HD :)

  • sachin v
    July 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    this product  take to indian company micromax top of mobile makers

  • Manoj Yadav
    July 8, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    A116 clearly wins

  • AdityaWadeyar
    July 8, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    totally disappointed with this device expected a lot more cancelling the order now …. at least they would have to give a full hd display

  • AswathRamachandran
    July 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    I actually pre ordered Canvas 4,, and was really waiting for see the event live today. but i got disappointed with their streaming.

    Now got disappointed with their product also, hence i cancelled the order and requested refund..

  • talikattemahesh
    July 8, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    Gionee ELife E6 is far better than MMX4..it will have 5″ with 1920*1080 pixel resolution 2GB Ram, 1.5 Giga Hertz Quadcore Processor. And it will be launched 10th July Globally

  • D Girish
    July 8, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Why are people so excited about a Rebranded Chinese phone? Cant Understand!

  • SumitRajdhar
    July 8, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    I bought a Canvas HD and Im in profit :D

  • anantha
    July 8, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    expected a lot more esp on the internals front…1.5GHZ and 2gigs of ram .. but we got none ..

  • Durgesh Sanodiya
    July 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Very looking mobie

  • Gaurav Darkflicker
    July 8, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    They ARE rebranded chinese phones!

  • KameshGhadi
    July 8, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    bharat tell me which is mobile better canvas4 or carbon s9

  • Adil Khan
    July 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    was expecting a 2GB RAM :-(

  • Naveen Negi
    July 8, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    in this price, umi x2 better. because its have 2gp of ram

  • ManikKumar1
    July 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    I think mmx sucks i bought mmx A100 last year and it totally piece of JUNK!!
    same story again…Canvas 4 for 18k common..go for samsung MEGA instead…or
    Lava Iris 504q will be Great option…

    • vshainky08
      July 8, 2013 at 4:09 pm

      ManikKumar1 a100 was a piece of junk but mmx a110, A116 are not

      and about canvas 4 m disappointed :(
      they created too much hype for this device but disappointed most of the customers

  • DeviPrasath
    July 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    How does one strive to gain Customer Loyalty and trust and then BLOW IT AWAY with a single launch!http://www.facebook.com/hashtag/ripmmxhttp://www.facebook.com/hashtag/canvas4

  • Naveen Negi
    July 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Internal memory kitni hai

  • rakeshsingarapu
    July 8, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Wifi and audio sucks(missed so many calls due to this) in mmx phones and cant take pictures in dark though has dual LED. And A116 available at 13k and canvas 4 is at 18k, so is it worth enough to spend 5k for a 13.1 pixel camera ??

  • Rahul Chandel
    July 8, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    micromax canvas 4

  • Joy Das
    July 8, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    Mort pre-orders will get canceled.

  • Harsha Vardhan
    July 8, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    same chip set and GPU..only software features look interesting.

  • gunnirocks
    July 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    we expected better, keeping the same battery and almost similar specifications is disappointing.
    Already opted for pre-booking refund.

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