Micromax Canvas 5 was launched last year in November at the price of Rs 11,999. Mid-range segment is the most popular segment in India. Companies like Micromax, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Samsung compete against each other to grab the top spot.
Canvas 5 was unveiled at this price tag to spar against Samsung Galaxy A5 which was announced in December 2014. We will be comparing these handsets against the features which both are offering.
Micromax Canvas 5 boasts 5.2” IPS LCD Display delivering screen resolution up to 1080X1920p. To protect the screen there is corning gorilla glass 3 screen protection and offers 423ppi pixel density. While Samsung Galaxy A5 on the other hand sports 5” Super AMOLED HD Display delivering screen resolution up to 720X1280p. it also incorporates Corning gorilla glass 4 screen protection.
Software front & Processor:
Micromax Canvas 5 runs on 1.3GHz Cortex A-53 Octa core processor based on MediaTek MT6753 chipset. The processor is coupled along with 3GB of internal RAM. To enhance the graphics of the gaming application, it embodies Mali-T720MP3 GPU. It operates on latest Android 5.1 Lollipop version.
Talking about Samsung Galaxy A5 then it is powered by Cortex A-53 quad-core processor which is clocked at the clock frequency of 1.2GHz. The processor is based on Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and is combined along with 2GB of internal RAM. It entails Adreno 306 GPU to augment the graphics. It functions on Android 4.4 Kitkat version.
Camera and storage:
Both the handsets include 13MP of rear camera which is mated along with 5MP of front camera for clicking selfies and for video calling. Both bear 16GB of internal memory which can be further expandable up to 64GB with the help of Micro SD card slot.
Connectivity and Battery:
Both accommodate connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, GPS etc. It houses 2900mAh battery which promises talk time up to 10h and stand by time up to 275h while Galaxy A5 injects 2300mAh battery claiming talk time up to 15h on 3G and can play music up to 68h.
|Specs||Micromax Canvas 5||Samsung Galaxy A5|
|Screen type:||IPS LCD||Super AMOLED Capacitive|
|Protection:||Corning gorilla glass 3||Corning gorilla glass 4|
|Screen to body ratio:||-||0.71|
|Dimension:||-||139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm|
|OS:||Android OS V5.1 Lolipop||Android OS V4.4 Kitkat|
|Processor:||1.3GHz Octa core Cortex A-53||1.2GHz Cortex A-53|
|Chipset:||MediaTek MT6753||Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410|
|GPU:||Mali T-720 MP3||Adreno 306|
|Front camera:||5MP||5MP, f/2.2, 23mm|
|LED flash:||Both rear and front||Rear|
|Connectivity:||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, GPS with A-GPS etc||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, GPS with A-GPS etc|
|Connectors:||3.5mm ear jack and Micro USB||3.5mm ear jack and Micro USB|
|Stand by time:||275h|
|Colors available:||Black||Pear white
|Buy:||Buy Now||Buy Now|