Gionee is emerging out to be a tough competition for Micromax as it is also using the same strategy of having the best features at low prices. But along with features, quality matters the most. And Micromax is leaving no stone unturned to provide best features with promising quality.
Although Gionee is still new with only few handset in its hood while Micromax is lined up with the whole canvas and Bolt series in a row and apart from it Micromax is planning to start whole new HERO series (Rumor) with the upcoming gadget.
Canvas Magnus and Gionee Elife E5 both are tough antagonist of each other, it will be really interesting to watch which will be the best of them in terms of specs and features. Micromax A117 Magnus was released in October 2013 while Gionee Elife E5 is in the market from July 2013.
Compare Gionee Elife E5 & Canvas Magnus Specs
Micromax Canvas Magnus have a 5” inches display with capacitive touch screen and is having screen resolution of 720X1280pixel having 294 pixels per inch and 16M colors.
On the other hand Gionee Elife E5 is having 4.80” inches screen with capacitive touch screen and is screen resolution of 720X1280 pixels with 16.7M colors and 316 pixels per inch.
Winner: With bigger display and equal screen resolution, I would prefer Magnus over the Elife E5.
Both Micromax Canvas Magnus and Gionee Elife E5 sports candy bar look with Magnus measures 144X74X9mm while Elife E5 measuring 137X69X6.85mm.
Winner: Elife E5 with its really sleek look steals the show.
Both Canvas Magnus and Gionee Elife E5 run on 1.5GHz quad core processor. In terms of processor there is a draw between the both.
Winner: Draw between them.
Canvas Magnus is having Android 4.2 Jelly bean under its hood while Gionee E5 uses Android 4.2.1 Jelly bean.
Micromax Canvas is built with 1GB of internal RAM with 4GB of in-built memory with memory expandable up to 32GB with the help MicroSD card slot.
While Gionee Elife E5 has 1GB of internal RAM with in-built storage of 16GB and no expandable memory.
Canvas Magnus Apart from processor and Operating system, the thing which is considered the most is the storage. And Micromax Magnus fulfill the criteria here.
Winner: Micromax Canvas Magnus with its expandable storage memory but for some users 16GB is more than enough so you can choose Gionee in that case.
Micromax Canvas Magnus is having 12MP at the rear with autofocus and 2MP of front facing camera while Gionee Elife E5 has 8MP camera with autofocus and 5MP of front facing camera. While Canvas Magnus provides the feature of face detection, Geo-tagging and Touch to Focus, Gionee Elife E5 is just having the features of Geo-tagging and touch to focus in its pocket.
Both supports HD recording.
For Connectivity purpose Micromax Canvas Magnus allows GPRS, EDGE, 3G with 42Mbps downloading speed and 11Mbps uploading speed, Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0 and Micro USB v2.0.
Gionee Elife E5 is having GPRS, EDGE, 3G, WiFi with Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 and USB for connectivity.
Both provide charging via USB port.
Micromax Canvas Magnus bears 2000mAh Li-On battery at its rear which provides stand by time of 180 hours and talk time of 420 minutes.
Gionee Elife E5 is having the battery backup of 2000mAh.
Winner: Both are having 2000mAh battery and hence is a draw between them.
Micromax Canvas Magnus provides proximity sensors, accelerometer, ambient light sensors while Gionee Elife E5 is having magnetometer, proximity and ambient light sensors.
Winner: Looking at the list there is a draw between them.
|Specifications||MMX A117 Magnus||Gionee Elife E5|
|Display||5” inches display with capacitive touch screen||4.80” inches screen with capacitive touch screen|
|Camera||12MP at the rear with autofocus and 2MP of front facing camera||8MP camera with autofocus and 5MP of front facing camera|
|Storage||1GB of internal RAM with 4GB of in-built memory with memory expandable up to 32GB||1GB of internal RAM with in-built storage of 16GB and no expandable memory|
|Screen resolution||720X1280 pixel having 294 pixels per inch and 16M colors||720X1280 pixels with 16.7M colors and 316 pixels per inch|
|Connectivity||GPRS, EDGE, 3G with 42Mbps downloading speed and 11Mbps uploading speed, Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0 and Micro USB v2.0||GPRS, EDGE, 3G, WiFi with Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 and USB for connectivity|
|Sensors||proximity sensors, accelerometer, ambient light||magnetometer, proximity and ambient light sensors|
|Battery backup||2000mAh Li-On battery||2000mAh Li-On battery|
|Processor||1.5GHz quad core processor||1.5GHz quad core processor|
|Operating System||Android 4.2 Jelly bean||Android 4.2.q Jelly bean|
|Price||11,799 (White), 12,890 (Amazon)||Rs 14,999(infibeam)|
Elife E5 vs Micromax Canvas Magnus Price Comparison
Canvas magnus comes in two colors white and blue with different price. Magnus white is available at an average price tag of Rs. 11,800 and blue at 12,900. Elife E5 is available at 14,999.