Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy Grand - A comparison


This article deals with the comparison between two smart phones, newly released Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Samsung Galaxy Grand. Know which smart phone is better in terms of specifications and features.

Recentely Micromax A116 has launched 'Micromax A116 Canvas HD' in February 2013. Will it beat Samsung's leading Phablet, 'Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082'?
Let us compare the specifications and features of each phone and decide which smartphone/phablet will beat other? After looking at each phablet's key specifications we will see the comparison between them with respect to specifications and features they have.

Key specifications/features of Micromax A116 Canvas HD


The recently launched Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with 5 inch capacitive touch screen with 1280 by 720 pixels or 293.72 Pixel density.
This phablet runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean like Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082. This phablet has got 4 GB internal memory (1 GB RAM) with 32 GB as extendable memory by MicroSD card. The processor of Micromax A116 Canvas HD is having processing speed of 1.2 GHz (same as Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082) but processor comes with Quad core CPU. Micromax A116 Canvas HD has 8 MP front camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS ,Bluetooth, 3.5 mm Jack as connectivity options. Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with 2000mAh battery capacity. The list of Sensors of this device includes G-Sensor or Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and Light sensor. The Indian price of Micromax A116 Canvas HD isRs. 14000/- .

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Key specifications/features of Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082


Let us see specifications and features of Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082. It comes with 5 inch display with 800 by 400 pixels and 16 M colors or 186 ppi. The touch screen of this phablet is of capacitive type. The processor of this is dual core and with processing speed of 1.2 GHz. This phablet also supports Dual Sim. It has got 1 GB RAM and 8 GB as internal memory as well as external memory extendable upto 64 GB . Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Beans and TouchWiz UI. The front camera of this phablet is having 8 MPixels and 2 MP front camera. One can record full HD video having 1080p @30 frames per seconds(fps). Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 contains smart sensors like Compass, Proximity, Gyro, Accelerometer. It also supports 3G and 2G mobile communications. 3G supports HSDPA and 2G supports EDGE/GPRS. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5 mm Jack, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS is one of the connectivity option for Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 phablet. The Li-Ion based best battery comes with 2100 mAh capacity. The price of this phablet in Indian currency is Rs. 21500/-.

Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082

Comparison between Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082



Display


The first and foremost difference lies in the screen resolution. Here Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 loses!. Both phablet come with 5" screen size . Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with 1208 x 720 pixels while Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 comes with only 800 by 400 pixels. Thus in terms of Pixel Density, Micromax A116 Canvas HD wins.

Multi core processor


Micromax A116 Canvas HD has Qual core processor while its rival Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 has Dual core processor with 1.2 GHz calculation speed. This means, if you run same application on both phablets, both will run at same speed, but in case of multi-tasking, Mircomax A116 Canvas HD wins the race.

Memory/Storage


Micromax A116 Canvas HD has 4 GB on-board memory and 32 GB extendable by MicroSD card while Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 comes with 8GB internal memory and it can be extendable upto 64 GB by MircoSD card. Thus in terms of memory, Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 wins!

Battery and Talk-time


Mircomax A116 Canvas HD comes with 2000 mAh and only 5 hrs of talk-time while Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with 2100 mAh and over 10 hrs of talk time. Thus in terms of talk time, again Samsung Galaxy Grand wins.

Price/Cost


In terms of cost, Micromax A116 Canvas HD is much cheaper than Samsung Galaxy Grand. Thus, if you are looking for same features as that of Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082, you can choose Micromax A116 Canvas HD which is much cheaper than Samsung Galaxy Grand.

Conclusion


If you looking for speed, memory and battery backup Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 is a best option but to avail this, you should have high budget. And you want all these features but at somewhat less specs and cost, you can choose Micromax A116 Canvas HD. Hope this comparison will help you to decide which phablet to buy.


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Comments

Guest Author: Vishakha Bajaj20 Feb 2013

Price: Rs. 13,790/-

Key Features:
#1: Screen Size: 5 Inches (12.7cms)
#2: OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
#3: Camera: 8 MP & 2MP
#4: Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad Core
#5: RAM: 1GB DDR2
#6: Internal Memory: 4 GB (1.77 GB user available)
#7: Expandable Memory: 32 GB microSD card



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