Micromax launches A116 Canvas HD with quad-core processor for Rs. 13,990


Micromax has launched its much awaited Micromax A116 Canvas HD smartphone in the Indian market. The smartphone will be available through the company's official website starting February 14, 2013 for Rs. 13,990. The company is claiming that it will take about 5-7 working days to ship this smartphone.

Just to recap, the Micromax A116 Canvas HD is powered by MediaTek's MT6589 quad-core processor that clocks 1.2GHz. It will run on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. It packs in a 2000mAh battery. Micromax A116 Canvas HD come with 5-inch HD IPS screen that sports 1280x720 resolution and a colour depth of 16.7 million.

For camera, there is an 8-megapixel rear shooter with LED flash and 4X zoom and a VGA front camera. Other features of the smartphone include 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to up to 32GB via microSD card. It is a dual-SIM smartphone, which supports GSM frequency on both the SIMs.

This smartphone will be competing head-on with the recently launched Karbonn S1 Titanium smartphone that is available for Rs. 10,990. This smartphone too has 4.5-inch qHD (960X540) multi-touch capacitive touch display and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box. It comes with a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front camera.

Internally, Karbonn S1 Titanium is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage (expandable to up to 32GB via microSD). It is also a dual-SIM smartphone, which comes with 1,600mAh battery.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB
  • 8-megapixel rear camera
  • VGA front camera
  • Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.1

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