Micromax is an emerging brand in India’s mobile market. Their main motive is to provide all features of Smartphone in reasonable or expected low rates from other brands to the customer. The CANVAS series is a huge success for the Micromax which has already increased the market and popularity of the brand. Its heavy demand mostly is in teenagers or middle class families. Micromax also tried to improve their quality and market reputation through this series.We’ve been comparing mobiles under Compare section and in this particular post we will compare canvas HD and Canvas Magnus.
The first mobile of this series was CANVAS Pixel following by CANVAS 2, Canvas music, CANVAS HD, CANVAS Magnus, CANVAS 4 and now latest CANVAS Turbo featuring famous Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman as their brand ambassador. This series is just similar to the Samsung GALAXY series and Sony XPERIA series and in competition with them.
|Specifications||Micromax CANVAS Magnus A117||Micromax CANVAS HD A116|
|Display||5-inch IPS LCD screen(1280 x 720p) resolution||5-inch IPS LCD, HD(1280*720p) resolution|
|Dimensions||74 x 144 x 9 mm||74 x 144 x 10.7 mm|
|Memory||1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM with 4 GB internal memory and external memory card upto 32 GB||1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM, external memory card upto 32 GB|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Quad core processor||1.2 GHz Quad core processor|
|Camera||12MP rear and 2MP front with LED and auto focus||8MP rear and 2MP front with LED and auto focus|
|Connectivity||3G, HSDPA, Wi-FI, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro USB, GPS||3G, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro USB, GPS|
|Android OS||Android v4.2 jelly bean||Android v4.1.2 jelly bean. Upgradable|
|SIM Support||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Sensors||Proximity sensor, light, Gravity sensor, accelerometer and Gyroscope||Proximity Sensor, light, Gravity sensor and accelerometer|
|Battery||2000 mAh||2000 mAh|
|Colors||White and Blue||White and Black|
|Price||Approx 14,000||Approx 13,000|
Micromax Canvas Magnus Vs Canvas HD Specs Compared
The display of CANVAS Magnus A117 is 5 – inch IPS LCD screen of 1280 x 720 resolution whereas display of CANVAS A116 is 5 – inch IPS LCD HD screen of 1280*720 resolution.
Micromax CANVAS Magnus A117 is quite sleek than CANVAS HD A116. The dimensions of CANVAS A117 are 77 x 144 x 9 mm and that of CANVAS A116 is 77 x 144 x 10.7 mm.
he RAM and ROM of both CANVAS A117 and CANVAS HD A116 are same i.e. 1 GB RAM and 4 GB ROM. Both have expandable memory upto 32 GB. The difference is CANVAS A117 has 4 GB additional internal memory but CANVAS A116 not.
CANVAS Magnus A117 use 1.5 GHz Quad core processor while CANVAS HD A116 uses 1.2 GHz Quad core processor.
Rear camera of CANVAS A117 is 12 MP and that of CANVAS HD A116 is 8 MP. Front camera of both models is of 2 MP both having LED flash and auto-focus.
Both models having same connectivity like 3G, HDSPA, wifi, Bluetooth and micro USB inspite of the speed of 3G. Speed of 3G in CANVAS A117 is 42 mbps whereas of CANVAS A116 is 21 mbps.
Android OS :
Canvas A116 operates on Android v4.1.2 i.e. basic jelly bean version while Canvas A117 is on upgraded version of jelly bean v4.2.
Both are Dual SIM models (GSM + GSM).
Both CANVAS A116 and A117 models use 2000 mAh battery.
Both models have additional features like various sensors such as proximity, light, gravity and accelerometer.
Magnus available in White and Blue color and C-HD available in White and Black Color.
Canvas HD vs Canvas Magnus Price Comparison:
The price range of CANVAS A117 is within 14,000 whereas CANVAS A116 lies within 12,000 to 13,000.
The main or key differences between Micromax CANVAS A117 and CANVAS A116 are that A117 is updated model with updated operating system, powerful processor, good quality camera and more memory.