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Micromax Canvas 4 to score better than Canvas HD, Galaxy S4

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  • Jul 10, 2013, 09:56 AM IST
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Micromax has launched its next Canvas smartphone, the quad-core Canvas 4. The phone was officially teased in two short teaser videos showing off a whopping 13 megapixel primary camera at the back side, metallic rim and blow to unlock feature.


The phone inbiubed fes specs like burst mode to click 99 pics in 15 seconds, eye recognition for smart pause to compete with the premium Samsung Galaxy S4 at a lower cost. The Galaxy S4 sports a similar primary camera of 13 megapixel and a 5-inch display with a metallic rim around the phone.


Some of the specs of the Canvas 4 like the display resolution, and processor speed are similar to the A116 Canvas HD released in February this month. 


The Canvas 4 is an improvement over Canvas HD with 11 grams less weight and in thinness. According to leaked specs of the phone it has a similar resolution with a higher pixel density. It is just 15 grams more in weight when compared to the Galaxy S4. While it still lacks the Octa-core processor the phone definitely is an improvement over the Canvas HD in terms of features.


We bring you a comparison of the three phones, to know the upcoming phone better and compare it with its competitors.


Model name

Micromax Canvas 4

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Galaxy S4

Display screen

5 inch

5 inch

4.99 inches


HD display (expected)

HD IPS touchscreen

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

Screen resolution

720 x 1280 pixels

720 x 1280 pixels

1080 x 1920 pixels

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 2


Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Pixel density

294 ppi

294 ppi

441 ppi

Operating system

Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2

Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system

OS update

Expected to be upgraded to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean soon

Recently upgraded to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

upgradeable to 5.0 (Key Lime Pie)


Mediatek quad-core MT6589

Cortex-A7 SoC 

Quad-core MediaTek MT6589

Cortex-A7 SoC

Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Cortex A15

Processor speed

1.2 GHz

1.2 GHz

1.6 GHz

Graphics processor

PowerVR Series 5XT

PowerVR SGX544

PowerVR SGX 544MP3


1 GB

1 GB


Internal memory

16 GB

4 GB 

16, 32, 64 GB

Expandable memory

up to 32 GB (not cofirm yet)

up to 32 GB

up to 64 GB

Cloud storage



50 GB with Dropbox

Primary Camera

13 megapixel autofocus with LED flash

8 megapixel autofocus with LED

13 megapixel autofocus with LED flash

Primary camera features

Geo-tagging, touch to focus, Image stabilization, face and smile detection, Photosphere,  full HD recording, vertical and horizontal panorama, burst shot for 99 shots in 15 seconds, face and smile detection

Autofocus, LED flash and multiple camera settings such as night mode, 4X zoom

Face and Smile Detection, Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call and Beauty Face, Best Photo, Best Face, Drama, Rich Tone (High Dynamic Range),Sound & Shot, Sports, Continuous shot

Secondary camera

5 megapixel

2 megapixel

2 megapixel

















Network connectivity

3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth

3G, GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

2G, 3G, 4G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, NFC, Infra red

Upload download speed

42 Mbps

21 Mbps

21 Mbps

11 Mbps

42.2 Mbps

5.76 Mbps


8.9 mm

10.7 mm

7.9 mm


158 grams

156 grams

130 grams

Colours availability

White, Black will come soon

Black and White

White Frost, Black Mist


2000 mAH

2000 mAh

2600 mAh Li-Ion



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