Micromax Canvas A116 HD Vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Comparison | Review and Features

The article is a comparison of Samsung Galaxy Grand with Micromax A116 Canvas HD. I have compared both the smartphones depending on the features and specifications and have concluded which is the best to buy in 2013. Read more to decide your next phone!

Comparison : Micromax Canvas A116 HD with Samsung Galaxy Grand
Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Samsung Galaxy Grand have hit the market and are proving to be the best handsets in the smartphone industry. Both phones have coped well and have mind-blowing features. Although the price of Micromax A116 Canvas HD is around 15000 INR, Grand is priced at a comparatively higher price of 20000 INR. Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Galaxy Grand have a marginal cost difference of 5000 INR, which makes the budget-minded users think that the former is more cost-effective. But check out the features in both the handsets.

Technical Features of Micromax A116 Canvas HD :

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

Comparison of Micromax A116 Canvas HD with Samsung Galaxy Grand

Micromax A116 Canvas HD features a 1200 x 720 pixel vivacious HD 5 inch IPS display whereas the Samsung Galaxy Grand offers only a 480 x 800 pixel LCD display. On the other hand the display in Galaxy Grand is very prominent and the color quality was more vivid in this handset grabbing the attention of users despite the low pixel density. The display is also of AMOLED type which has better viewing angles and contrast ratio compared to Micromax Canvas HD. There is a Gorilla Glass in Galaxy Grand which offers extra protection to the device.

Operating System
Samsung Grand wins in terms of operating system, contributing a very good UI for the users. Features like pop-up, multi window, play, direct call and most importantly the predominant built in task manager have made the handset worth it. Micromax A116 Canvas HD clearly loses here due to Android Jelly Bean Operating system with many customizations done by its manufacturer. The UI is not flexible and can become lazy at times and there is no tweaks as inferred in the TouchWiz UI of Samsung Grand.

The Primary Camera in Micromax A116 Canvas HD is 8MP with features like Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection. The Secondary Camera has a VGA of 0.3MP.

The Primary Camera in Samsung Galaxy Grand is also 8MP with the same basic features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection. The Secondary Camera is a front facing camera of 2MP. This camera features well when compared to the 0.3MP VGA camera of Micromax A116 Canvas HD.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD offers a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. It is not clear as to how long it will last, but surely will be better than what you get in its predecessor.

Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery that is rated to provide talk time of up to 10 hours. Grand is presumed to serve well with a very good stand by time of 10 hours and a much better capacity battery.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with a internal storage of 4GB and a external storage of 32GB. Samsung Galaxy Grand masters very well in memory capacity by offering a internal storage of 8GB and a expandable external storage up to 64GB, twice as in Micromax A116 Canvas HD.

Price of Micromax A116 Canvas HD came with 15000 INR price tag. Samsung Galaxy Grand is available at a price of 20000 INR. In terms of cost Micromax A116 Canvas HD is definitely the better handset for budget-minded people.

Final Verdict

Both the handsets have got so much to offer for the users and are competing well with each other. So the user's can decide the suitable one among the two. In terms of cost Micromax A116 Canvas HD is good and in terms of features and specifications Samsung Galaxy Grand is boasting. The Micromax A116 Canvas HD is good for all economical people.

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