Comparison between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Micromax A116 Canvas HD has launched recently and just after the launch,grasped a big attention. There must be a big question in everybody’s mind that so many good features in such an affordable range..?? it’s hard to believe but still it happened.

As far as the features are concerned, A116 Canvas HD can directly compete with our well known Samsung galaxy S3, infact in some places it can lead if budget is considered.

On a whole we can say that there is no other phone in the market which manages to have similar features and also in a same price range. And it’s the golden opportunity for Micromax Canvas series fans.

Back to our main topic, after continuous arrival of phones like A116, weather Samsung Galaxy S3 still manages to withstand in the market or it’s the falling period for Galaxy S3.

Well…! to know this you have to read the following.


Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Size and Weight

Dimensions of Micromax A116 Canvas HD are 144x74x10.7mm whereas size of S3 is 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm. So in the comparision of size, S3 can be considered as more convenient model then A116 Canvas HD. Although as compared to iphone5, S3  was declared as big model. Size of this Micromax A116 can somewhere force you to think before buying.

In case of size also S3 considered better because it weights 133gms and A116 Canvas HD is of 168gms.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: The screen

Screen size of S3 is 4.8 “with a resolution of 1280×720 whereas Micromax A116 Canvas HD has quite similar screen with 5” and with same resolution of 1280×720.

As far as the ppi are compared S3 stands with 303ppi and A116 fixes at 294ppi, here S3 is getting a lead over Micromax.

S3 features Super Amoled screen so results in much wider viewing angle whereas Micromax A116 works on IPS technology which is world’s leading LCD technology and known for excellent display.

In this section, both smartphones came out as tough compititors of eachother, although if buyers want budgeted smartphone then Micromax A116 Canvas HD is the better option.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: The processor

The Galaxy S3 is powered by Exynos 4412 chip featuring a quad-core Cortex-A9 processor with each core running at clock speeds up to 1.4GHz, paired with Mali-4000MP graphics unit. S3 is the first smartphone uses Exynos 4 quad core processor which is quite powerful. Exynos 4 quad core provides excellent 3D performance.

On the other hand Micromax has adopted MediaTek MT6589 1.2 GHz quad-core processor to power A116 Canvas HD. The new MT6589 System on a Chip (SoC) integrates MediaTek’s advanced multi-mode UMTS Rel.8/HSPA+/TD-SCDMA modem that can support up to 42/11Mbps, a power-efficient quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU subsystem from ARM. The MT6589 makes it possible to receive calls on both the SIMs concurrently due to its Dual-SIM, Dual-Active functionality. Must say that Micromax has worked hard to present a best processor to us..!

Lead should go to S3 if price is not an issue otherwise your ball can check into other court too.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: The operating System

Galaxy S3 initially launched with Android’s ICS version but Jelly Bean has been replaced ICS just after its origin and in few months S3 with latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hit the market.

Whereas Micromax did a smartwork by launching A116 with Android 4.1 Jelly bean.

Finally, we can say that in operating system, s3 fails to replace A116.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: The Camera

The smartphone comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 4X zoom. There is a VGA front camera on-board and also with features like night mode.

If we consider Galaxy S3 then it features 8MP at back and front camera of1.9MP which allows us to make better quality video calls and clicking excellent profile pictures.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Storage

As far as the storage is compared Galaxy S3 is taking a lead without any doubt. S3 has more internal storage options like 8/16/32 GB can be expanded to 64GB with the help of microSD card. It has RAM of 1GB.

In case of Micromax A116 canvas HD internal storage is 4GB which is extended to 32GB via microSD. RAM in this case is also 1GB.

S3 has an advantage.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Connectivity and battery

In case of connectivity this Smartphone is outstanding, it hardly misses out anything you looking phone in a phone. S3 supports GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and USB. Battery of S3 is 21000mAh with talktime of 11hrs 40mnts and standby time of 790hrs.

A116 Canvad HD is not much inferior in case of battery because it also supports battery of 2100mAh with talktime of 6hrs and standbt time of 207hrs.

In connectivity front, A116 Canvas HD supports 3G GSM, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS which is enough at this budget.

Verdict :

In a market we generally have two types of buyers one are those who want budgeted phones with essential Android features and for others money is not a big issue, Samsung Galaxy is best suitable for the second ones and first can enjoy Android features with Micromax A116 Canvas HD.

Comparison between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Micromax A116 Canvas HD, 8.8 out of 10 based on 26 ratings

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