Micromax A116 was quite an awaited Android smartphone in India in recent days. With its magnificent technical specification and price, the new Micromax 116 has created a new wave of style. Even though the latest Android smartphone from the Indian manufacturers is not a tough competitor for high-end premium phones like Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4, and Apple iPhone 5, it is giving tough competition to other mid-range premium phones. Here, another Indian mobile company Karbonn comes up with their latest Android smartphone Titanium S5.
Making yet another entry into the smartphone arena, Karbonn mobiles have launched Android Titanium S5 phablet for a low price of Rs 11,990. Until now, Micromax A116 has been ruling the Indian mobile phone market. With its cheaper price and advanced specification, Karbonn Titanium S5 is going to give tough competition for the cheaper Android cellphone Micromax A116. Both the Micromax A116 and Karbonn Titanium S5 come with quad-core processor and dual sim capability. As both Android mid range premium phones are similar in features and design, tech geeks are interested to know which will be a better cellphone deal for them. Let's discuss the specifications and features for comparison of these budget phones.
Design and Display features of Android Karbonn Titanium S5 Vs Micromax A116
Both Karbonn Titanium S5 and Micromax A116 are giving you easiest display with their 5 inch HD IPS display. Many Premium phones including Samsung Galaxy phones and iPhones use the IPS display. With this feature, both of these low price Android cellphones are providing great display features for average buyers in affordable rates. Micromax A116 cellphone has 144 x 74 x 10.7 mm size and 156 gm weight; while Android Karbonn has 143.4 x 72.4 x 8.95 mm dimension. Both the Micromax A116 and Titanium S5 look attractive with their sleek and stylish body designs.
Power and Performance of Karbonn Titanium S5 vs Micromax A116
Micromax A116 is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, MTK MT6589 chipset from MediaTek and the PowerVR Series5XT GPU. While Karbonn Titanium S5 is powered with Qualcomm SnapDragon quad-core processor with Speed 1.2 GHz making it a power horse. Titanium S5 has a chip with four independent units to perform various tasks at the same time. With powerful processor and chipset, you can seamlessly switch from applications to applications, enjoy breathtaking download speeds and play the hottest Android games on both Micromax A116 and Karbonn Titanius Smart 5.
Memory and Operating system
Both these Android smartphone are powered by 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory and expandable storage up to 32GB. This will ensure space to keep your favorite apps and downloaded movies in your phone. 1GB Ram is quite comfortable to run any applications and play games with smooth gaming experience.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD is preloaded with latest Android version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean unlike many phones in the same price range. Karbonn Titanium S5 has also made an entry with latest Jelly Bean Android OS to compete against Micromax A116. Users can feel smooth user experience on these cheap cost Android phones. Plenty of latest Android games are available in the market, so the cellphone geeks can make use of it with this latest Android Jelly Bean OS.
Both of these Android phones come with light sensors, proximity sensors and acceleration sensors. Proximity sensor helps to turn off the screen while you are on a call and keep it near your ears. Acceleration sensor helps to titling the direction of the screen of your cell phone as you rotate the phone. Light sensor helps automatic adjustment of brightness.
Dual Sim Capability
Both of these Android phones are having dual sim capacity. Karbonn Titanium S5 supports 3G in one sim and 2G in other sim. Dual sim feature has now become a common feature in most of the low end premium smartphones as well as mid range premium smartphones. But this feature is still unavailable in high end smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4, Nokia Lumia 920, and iPhone 5.
Camera and Battery
Both of these smartphones are equipped with 8MP rear camera and with auto focus feature. The front camera of Titanium S5 and Micromax Canvas A 116 HD have 2 MP resolutions. Both these Android smartphones compete with high end smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC Butterfly, iPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 920 in case of Camera resolution.
Micromax A116 has 2100 mAh Li-IOn battery capacity that is good enough to keep you connected all day and is the standard type used in many premium phones like Samsung Galaxy Grand. It offers 5 hours of talk time and about 300 hours of standby time; while Titanium S5 comes up with 2000 mAh Battery.
Price and availability of Android Karbonn Titanium S5 vs Android Micromax A116
Both of these latest Android smartphones are rated as low cost Android phones in the market. Micromax A116 is a bit costlier than Karbonn Titanium S5. Karbonn Titanium is launched at a price of Rs 11,990; whereas, Micromax A116 HD Canvas launched at a price of Rs 14,000. Both these budget Android smartphones are now available on leading online stores like Snapdeals, Flipkart, and Tradus.com etc.
|Guest Author: Indraneel 20 Mar 2013|
|Karbonn wins it easily with a better processor & lower cost. Besides MMX is suffering from acute supply shortage.|
Keep it up Karbonn.
|Guest Author: its over 21 Mar 2013|
|Micromax A116 has 2mp front facing camera, not VGA 0.3. It also have Mediatek processer. Its better than Snapdragon. Also, Karbonn mobile touch respone is not good at all. Micromax rocks!|
|Guest Author: Aleena 24 Mar 2013|
|Nice Comparison and good Karbonn S5 Titanium Review. I think the Karbonn Titanium S5 is win the rally as it is more cheaper phone than Micromax A116. Karbonn Titanium S5 is also giving tough competition for Samsung Galaxy Grand. It is very proud thing that an Indian mobile phone company is take on world giant Samsung on phablet market of India.|
|Guest Author: sumit saroha 14 Apr 2013|
|good one..... i'll certainly go for karbonn titanium s5|
|Guest Author: Vishal 16 Apr 2013|
|I bought the phone and found it is the best smartphone , i have already used canvas HD of MMX but by looks and performace this the best smart phone|
|Guest Author: Arik karki 24 May 2013|
|Karbonn is much better than MMX. Touch respone of karbonn is better than MMX in terms of screen resolution. MMX win the battle. Karbonn is a little bit faster than MMX.|
|Guest Author: Harshit 28 May 2013|
|Please Tell Me for what phone should i go (1) Karbonn titanium s5 (2) MMX canvas 2 (3) MMX Canvas HD|
|Guest Author: munna agni 05 Jun 2013|
|Have used canvas 110, canvas 116 and titanium s5.....without doubt s5 wins hands down n....feel is so plush and premium....touch superb and price well that takes the cake :-)|