Micromax has introduced the Canvas HD A116i, the successor to the Canvas
HD smartphone for the Indian market. The Canvas HD A116i is listed at
ecommerce website, eBay
and is available at Rs. 14,299 (with free shipping). However, one can
find cheaper deals on the online retailer as well. The domestic handset
maker is yet to announce the smartphone officially, though.
Micromax Canvas HD A116i runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, with the listing
claiming that the company plans to roll-out an update to Android 4.2.1
soon. Much like the Canvas HD, it is a dual-SIM device with support for
GSM+GSM. The Canvas HD A116i is powered by a MediaTek's MT6589 quad-core
processor clocked at 1.2GHz along with PowerVR SGX544 GPU and 1GB of
RAM. The smartphone features a 5-inch display with a resolution of
720x1280 pixels and boasts of a pixel density of 294ppi.
optics, there is an 8-megapixel rear shooter with LED flash and 4X zoom,
and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. There is 4GB of inbuilt storage,
which is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. Connectivity
options on the smartphone include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE and 3G.
There is no mention of the battery included on the Canvas HD A116i.
at the specifications, we are unable to see the difference between the
predecessor and successor, and perhaps the only unmentioned detail,
battery capacity, might be the singular change in the models, with the
A116i expected to bear a larger battery. Micromax announced the Canvas HD in February this year.
Previously, on Monday,
Micromax's new budget smartphone, the A77 Canvas Juice was listed online at Rs. 7,999. The Micromax A77 Canvas Juice
4.2 Jelly Bean and is a dual-SIM phablet with support for GSM+GSM and
dual standby. It features a 5-inch FWVGA display with 480x854 pixels
resolution. The phablet is powered by a dual-core 1.3GHz processor along
with 1GB of RAM.
It sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera
accompanied by an LED flash and also includes a VGA front-facing camera.
It comes with 4GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB
with the help of a microSD card.
Mobiles launched in November 2013
Micromax Canvas HD A116i key specifications
- 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display
- 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
- 1GB RAM
- 4GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- Android 4.1 planned Android 4.2 upgrade