Micromax A116i Canvas HD

Micromax A116i Canvas HD
Micromax A116i Canvas HD smartphone was launched in November 2013. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchsceen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch.

The Micromax A116i Canvas HD is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Micromax A116i Canvas HD packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Micromax A116i Canvas HD runs Android 4.1. It measures 144.00 x 74.00 x 10.70 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 156.00 grams.

The Micromax A116i Canvas HD is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Regular SIMs. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer.





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 720x1280 pixels




 Android 4.1



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Micromax A116i Canvas HD detailed specifications
Release date November 2013
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.00 x 74.00 x 10.70
Weight (g) 156.00
Removable battery Yes
Colours White
SAR value NA
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294
Processor 1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor make MediaTek
Internal storage 4GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32
Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel
Operating System Android 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct No
MHL Out No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Regular
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
SIM 2  
SIM Type Regular
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

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  •  Micromax A116 anvas HD 02 May 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Tarun Srikonda

    Micromax Canvas HD. :) this phone is awesome as beauty. Everything is so great that you would never come to know it's an Indian company made phablet. Heck man! its available for only 13k in the stores. Let me describe some of the important specifications: 1 Display: For 14.5k, One word- Awesome. HD wallpapers look stunning on it. Although its not that high on Contrast level, but it still does the job. 2. Processor: Well, I saw many people complaining about the crashes and all but honestly speaking, I have been using this phone since last 10 days now, and I didn't face a single crash whatsoever. Also there is no lag while processing which gives you a wonderful experience. 3. Battery: Too good for a phone having Quad-Core processor and running a 720p screen. Charge it to 100% level and you would easily get 6 hours of continuous usage with all sorts of multiprocessing. 4. Build Quality: Its got a very sleek design and the finishing is also very good. Take that out of your pocket in front of your friend who hasn't seen it before, and I bet he would say, "Oh Galaxy S3!!" :D :D 5. Interface: Micromax has made some changes to the existing jellybean and they have tried to make Interface a lil more user-friendly however while doing so, they have forgot to include some basic functionalities into it. For example, you have got five screens including the home screen and the irony is, you cannot customise the screens. You have to work with all the 5 screens everytime, you cannot delete a single or may be add to it. Also that google search bar on the top of every screen can also not be removed. It stays their all the time. These might be considered as Cons to the Interface however for some, they may not be and believe me, one can live with it. Not a big deal. 6. Camera: Honestly, Its not that great, though it shoots good full-HD vidoes. I would have wanted Micromax to give a little better camera, but anyways, for this price with such a long list of features, I think we shouldn't be complaining. Should we? Rest is all okay. I think for a price tag of 13k, its an excellent buy and surely if you are not brand conscious, you should definitely try this one out and you would not be disappointed. Good Luck. :)

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  •  best hd canvas 12 May 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Midhun Kumar

    in the canvas serious it is the best budget hd phone ......it had lot features like smart gesture but it s disadvantage is android version 4.1(jelly bean)

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