Compare Xiaomi Mi3 vs Micromax Canvas Nitro A310

Micromax Canvas has unveiled all new Canvas Nitro A310 just a day back and already it is being compared with the android handsets like Motorola G(2nd gen), Xiaomi Mi3, etc. the qualities which make this handset worthy of the comparison is the specs which it is packs with. A Tru Octa core processor and that too at the tag of 12,990INR seems rare right? We already had a comparison with Moto G(2nd gen) in our previous segment.

Micromax Canvas Nitro vs Xiaomi Mi3

Today we will be focusing on its other rival Xiaomi Mi3 which brags almost similar specs but only you have to decide which one you want to go for.


Canvas Nitro A310 boasts 5” IPS HD display with 294 pixels per inch color depth and 178 degree of viewing angle. It also gets an Oleophobic coating so that one now is tension free about the finger prints stains.

On the other hand Xiaomi Mi3 sports 5” IPS HD Display with 441 pixels per inch color depth. For protection it uses corning gorilla glass 3 coating.


OS and Processor:

Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 functions on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat version out of the box while Xiami Mi3 operates on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version which can be updated to android 4.4.4 Kitkat version.

As far as the processor part is concerned Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 runs on 1.7GHz tru-Octa core processor based on MediaTek 6592 chipset. It holds Quad core ARM Mali 450@700MHz GPU which is coupled along with 2GB of internal RAM. With 1.7GHz processor there is hardly any room for hanging issues, moreover multi-tasking will be now much more entertaining and easy.

On the other hand Xiaomi MI3 uses quad core processor clocked at 2.3GHz frequency based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274B chipset. It holds Adreno 330 450MHz GPU mated along with 2GB of internal RAM.



Both Mi3 and Nitro A310 houses 13MP of rear snapper. Mi3 rear camera is coupled along with 2MP of rear camera while Canvas Nitro A310 uses 5MP of front facing camera which provides extremely better picture quality. With front camera one can easily click selfies and can have video call with their family and friends.



Coming to the lifeline of android system, Micromax Nitro A310 houses 2500mah battery claiming talk time of 10h, stand by time of 320h, 3G internet usage time of 5h and 2G internet usage time of 10h 42 minutes. On the other hand Xiaomi packs non-removable Li-Ion 3050mAh battery promising talk time of 25h, stand by time of 500h and can play music up to 50h.

Also Check: Tips to increase battery backup of an Android Phone



Micromax A310 bears 8GB of internal ROM with external memory expandable up to 32GB while Mi3 do not offer expandable memory but one can have two options in the internal memory, one is 16GB and other is 64GB. However 64GB won’t be available in India.



Both come up with the features like Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, 3G, 2G etc They also have 3.5mm ear jack and Micro USB connectors.

A glance at the specs:

Specs:Micromax Canvas Nitro A310Xiaomi MI3
Display:5” IPS HD5” IPS HD
Screen resolution1280X720 pixels1080X1920 pixels
Color depth294ppi441ppi
ProtectionOleophobicCorning Gorilla Glass 3
OS:Android 4.4.2 KitkatAndroid OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor:1.7GHz Tru-OctacoreQuad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
GPUQuad core ARM mali 450@700MHz GPUAdreno 330
ChipsetMediatek 6592 CPUQualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 801
Camera:13MP, 5MP13MP, 2MP
Primary:13 MP13MP
Lens:Largan 5P Lens, with Schott Blue Glass filter
Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor
uper-large Exmor sensor and an f/2.2 aperture
Lens:OV5648 Sensor-
LED FlashYesPhillips dual-LED flash
Battery:2500mAhNon-removable Li-Ion 3050mAh
Stand by time320h500h
Music play time28h50h
3G internet time5h21h
ROM:8GB16GB/ 64GB (not available in India)
External memory:Yes, up to 32GBNo
Sensors:Gravity , Light, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Connectivity:WiFi, USB, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS etcWiFi, USB, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS etc
Connectors:Micro USB, 3.5mm ear jackMicro USB, 3.5mm ear jack
Colors:White and BlueMetallic Grey
Price:Rs 12,990Rs. 13,999
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Update: Xiaomi Mi3 is discontinued in India and would not be available in India for the next few months.


  1. sarvesh says:

    Can i conect canvas nitro with my sony disigital camera.and share my camera’s pics directly by micromax canvas nitro

  2. THere is no mention about the advantage of On The GO in both the Phones.

  3. Pankaj kumar says:

    mobile price is enough

  4. Plz suggest which one is better not only price in all aspects.

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