On the one hand there is Micromax which is the emerging giant of the mid range segment while on the other hand we have Motorola which has entered the mid range android market with new Moto G. Motorola Moto G is available at the price of Rs12,499 (8GB) and 13,999 (16GB) and at the same price tag we are having Micromax canvas Magnus which has become quite popular among the youngsters because of the latest specs and sleek look at pocket loving prices. Let’s have a look at which is best among them in terms of looks, design and specs.
Canvas Magnus vs Mototrola Moto G Specs Comparison
Canvas Magnus flaunts the 5” inches HD display having screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels and 16.7M colors while Moto G sports 4.5” inches display having screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels with 16M colors.
Winner: If you are fond of big screen smartphones then you can go ahead with magnus other wise Motorola Moto G as there is just the screen size difference.
Micromax Magnus operates on Android 4.2 Jelly bean while Moto G operates on Android 4.3 Jelly bean.
Winner: Moto G takes a lead here with Android version 4.3. Also Moto G has recently received the kitkat update in India.
Micromax Canvas Magnus provides the 1GB of RAM with 4GB of internal ROM and memory expandable up to 32 GB via external MicroSD card slot.
MotoG on the other hand 1GB of RAM with 8GB and 16GB (in other variant) of in built memory which is not expandable.
Winner: It is very disheartening to have no expandable card slot, this can be a major disadvantage for Moto G as almost all the phones in today’s date provides expandable memory. But there are two variants and some people don’t even use 8GB so depends on you what your usage is.
Remember buying a 32GB SD card would also cost you. For me 8GB is enough!
Micromax A117 Canvas Magnus runs on 1.5 GHz quad core processor based on MT6589T chipset while Motorola Moto G is having quad core processor which is clocked at the frequency of 1.2GHz.
Winner: Micromax Canvas Magnus provides more clock frequency which mean more tasks can be performed simultaneously.
Micromax Canvas Magnus A117 is packed with the battery backup of 2000mAh which is capable enough of providing talk time of 7 hours and standby time of 180 hours while on the other hand Motorola Moto G houses 2070mAh battery .
On battery front, it becomes very important to have a smart phone which provides promising battery backup and both Motorola Moto G and Micromax Canvas Magnus deliver similar performance in terms of battery capacity.
Camera is the one feature which has become the necessity in a smart phone and therefore each company try to encash this features by providing maximum MP they can in that range.
MMX Canvas Magnus sports 12MP camera at the rear with LED flash and 2MP front camera which is used for video calling and chatting on skype. On the other hand Moto G provides rear camera of 5MP with LED flash and is having 1.3MP of front facing camera for the video calling and clicking selfie.
Winner: Micromax provides much better camera quality in comparison to Motorola Moto G. Almost all the android phones are providing 8MP camera and it becomes quite useless to invest 13000 bucks in a phone which can’t even provide good quality of photos.
For connectivity purpose Micromax A117 Magnus is loaded with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm ear jack, USB and sensors like light, proximity and motion. While Moto G provides Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, EDGE .
Winner: In terms of connectivity both shares the same place.
|Specifications||Micromax Canvas Magnus||Moto G|
|Dimension||144X74X9mm||129.9X65.9X6.0-11.6mm and weighs 143grams|
|Display||5” inches HD display having screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels and 16.7M colors||4.5” inches display having screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels with 16M colors|
|OS||Android 4.2 Jelly bean||Android 4.3 Jelly bean|
|Processor||1.5 GHz quad core processor based on MT6589T chipset||1.2GHz quad core processor|
|Memory||1GB of RAM with 4GB of internal ROM and memory expandable up to 32 GB via external MicroSD card slot||1GB of RAM with 8GB of in built memory which is not expandable|
|Camera||12MP camera at the rear with LED flash and 2MP front camera||5MP with LED flash and is having 1.3MP of front facing camera f|
|Battery||2000mAh which is capable enough of providing talk time of 7 hours and standby time of 180||2070mAh battery|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm ear jack, USB and sensors like light, proximity and motion||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, EDGE|
|Price||Rs 12,099||Rs 12,499(flipkart) for 8GB, Rs. 13,999 for 16GB.|
Moto G vs Micromax Canvas Magnus Price Comparison
Moto G is available in two variants : 8GB and 16GB.
Moto G [8GB] Price: 12,499.
Moto G [16GB] Price: 13,999.
Micromax Canvas Magnus Price: 12,099.
Motorola Moto G gives a very tough competition to canvas Magnus. Well, there are pros and cons of both the devices. If you are confused between these two phones I suggest you to watch their videos review first and then buy. Don’t buy just by reading the specs listed above.
Let us know your views on the difference between these two devices!