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Micromax A116 Canvas HD announced, a 5-inch quad-core smartphone running on Jelly Bean
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Micromax A116 Canvas HD announced, a 5-inch quad-core smartphone running on Jelly Bean

On the heels of Samsung India’s launch of 5-inch Galaxy Grand, Micromax today announced launch of a 5-inch smartphone – Micromax A116 Canvas HD. This would be the first smartphone from Micromax to run on quad-core processor. Powered by MediaTek’s MT6589 1.2 GHz quad core processor and a 1 GB RAM, A116 Canvas HD is flavored by the Jelly Bean Android operating system.


The ‘phablet’ features a 5-inch HD IPS touchscreen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The power needs is taken care by a 2100 mAh battery.

The smartphone packs a 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and also sports multiple camera settings such as night mode, 4x zoom etc. Though the front camera is a paltry VGA shooter, which could have been better. The company also claims Canvas A116 would provide for faster browsing. And as the name indicates, it would play HD quality videos.

Canvas HD has a 4 GB internal storage and an expandable memory upto 32 GB through a micro SD card.

Canvas HD is expected to be attractively priced below Rs.15,000 and would be available in India from the first week of February.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD tech specifications:

  • 5-inch Full touch display
  • 1280×720 HD screen resolution
  • 294 ppi pixel density
  • MediaTek’s MT6589 1.2 GHz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory and external microSD slotĀ  expandable up to 32 GB
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)
  • 2100mAh battery
  • 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED
  • VGA front camera
0 21 January, 2013 News January 21, 2013

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