The Micromax A110
(a.k.a. Canvas 2) is the most popular phone in our database and it just got a successor. Meet the Micromax A116 Canvas HD
– a dual-SIM Android phone with a 5” 720p IPS screen, quad-core processor and affordable price.
The 5" screen is a marked improvement over the A110 – the new model has 294ppi pixel density, up from 196ppi. The chipset is a big step forward too, the MediaTek MT6589 packs a quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM and the PowerVR Series 5XT GPU.
The Micromax A116 Canvas HD
runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (with a 4.2 update to come), packs an 8MP main camera and VGA front-facing camera and has 4GB of built-in storage (plus a microSD card slot). Connectivity is handled by 3G GSM, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS. The battery capacity is 2,100mAh.
It is a dual SIM phone with single active option. The Canvas HD
has 4GB internal memory with an expandable memory of up to 32GB. The device will be available from the first week of February and will be priced below Rs 15,000.
Riding high on the immense success of it’s Canvas and Pixel series of smartphones, Indian smartphone maker Micromax has launched the new Micromax A116 Canvas HD
at a press event held in Delhi. Priced at Rs. 14,999 , the device would go on sale on 1st week of Feb and will be available via all the major retailers across India, as well as all the major online stores.
Micromax Canvas HD A116 Technical Specification
- 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
-1 GB Ram
-5 inch 1280 x720 pixel display
-2100 mAh battery
-16 million color IPS display
-Android Jelly Bean 4.1
Though, the RAM of the device is still unknown, but we’ll try to get an idea about it when we go hand’s on with the device in just a short while from now.
Micromax is surely a force to reckon with as far as the budget smartphone/tablet market in India is concerned. Of late, the company has managed to introduce quite a few neat devices at attractive price points, offering a great value for money to it’s customers. Company’s last flagship device, the Micromax A110 Canvas 2
was quite a hit amongst the masses, generating big sales for the company.
With the new A116 HD , Micromax would be hoping to repeat the success story of the Canvas 2. if you’re already impressed with specs that the new A116HD has to offer, wait till first week of February to get your hands on the device!