Micromax A116 Canvas Quad Core budget mobile phone announced

Micromax, domestic manufacturer counted amongst top tycoon in India has officially announced the successor of Micromax A110 by filling a slot higher in it’s premium Smartphone segment with,” Micromax A116″ probably named as Canvas HD in the Indian market. Canvas HD will be among bunch of other high powered smartphones in the country provided by other brands in premium prices.

Under the belly, Micromax A116 sports a 5 inch IPS Touch screen display with 1280×720 pixels resolution. This device will run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System powered with a Quad Core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz , Chipset MediaTek MT6589, GPU PowerVR Series5XT. And as usual with all Micromax phones, this device supports Dual Sim (Mini-Sim) technology and support 2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 – SIM 1 & SIM 2, 3G Network with HSDPA 210. However, details about it’s dimensions is yet to be disclosed. Speaking about it’s Connectivity Specifications, Canvas HD will support GPRS with EDGE Connectivity, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and a micro USB v2.0. However, it will be helpful for Net addicited folks as it will offer downloading speed HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps.

Commenting on the launch and association with MediaTek, Deepak Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said, “At Micromax, we constantly strive to innovate and develop great technological experiences for our consumers. Today’s launch marks our association with MediaTek to bring forth our first quad core phone in this segment, offering consumers a great user experience with latest features and added functionality.” He further added, “We are excited with the success of Canvas 2, which has clearly established Micromax as number one player in the new 5-inch phablet category in India. We are looking forward to similar success with the new phone being unveiled today.”

Enumerating the device Photography specifications, Micromax Canvas HD support a primary camera placed at 8 MEGAPIXEL with a resolution of nearby 3264 x 2448 pixels condemned with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection techniques and a secondary VGA camera. Briefing it’s Storage Specifications, Micromax Canvas HD packed up with 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory which can be easily extendable up to 32 GB via micro SD card.

Speaking at the occasion, Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager – Business Development at MediaTek, said, “In less than 2 years of launching our first smartphone chipset, MediaTek’s shipments in this category have grown more than ten times, with 110 million units in 2012. As the world’s first commercialized quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC, the MT6589 is an innovative solution that accelerates product development, simplifies differentiation, and offers the best possible experience that mid to high-end smart device owners desire. Micromax shares our core philosophy of pushing the bar on innovation and bringing it within the reach of the masses.”

In terms of Battery specifications, Canvas HD equipped with 2100 mAh battery which is a bit higher then it’s predecessor a bit more can be expected.

Quick View of it’s Specifications:

  • Quad core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz.
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal and microSD card support.
  • 5 inch IPS screen with 1280×720 pixels resolution (293.72 PPI).
  • Android JB (4.1).
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash and front camera.
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm jack and micro USB.
  • Sensors : G-Sensor, proximity, light.
  • 2100 mAh standard battery.
  • Price Below 15 K.

However, information regarding it’s pricing and availability is kept unknown. It can be expected under 15K price tag.

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  1. micromax mobiles

    just bought this phone from snapdeal and i am in love this phone… i must say u dnt have to purchase those high end phones which so expensive when u got all the features in this price,,,,…