Thursday, January 24, 2013

Micromax Canvas HD A116 with Android Jelly bean 4.1 OS

The first ever Smartphone by Micromax with 4GB internal memory. Yes thats true, Micromax will be launching its first ever Smartphone with 1.2GHz Quad core processor, 8mp camera, 1GB RAM and 4GB internal memory.

After the success of the Micromax Canvas 2 which is the most popular mobile and in demand till date. The company is launching another one i.e. Micromax Canvas HD. Its a dual sim phone with 5 inches long. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly bean(with a 4.2 update to come), with 8 mp rear camera and VGA in front. The connectivity is handled by 3G GSM, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS. It is likely to be launched in February 2013 with a price of rs. 15000/- or below.

Below are the specification of the Micromax Canvas HD a116:


Name: A116 Canvas HD
Brand: Micromax
Price: Expected to be below Rs. 15,000 [India]


Network Service 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100


Form Factor: Bar
Dimensions: 144 x 74 x 10.7 mm
Colors: Black, White


Size: 5 inches
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Features: Multitouch
720p HD display
~294 ppi pixel density


Internal: 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Card Slot: microSD, up to 32GB


Wi-Fi (WLAN): Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth: Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0


Alert Type: Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes


Primary Camera: 8MP
Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection
Video: Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary Camera: Yes, VGA


Operating System: Android OS v4.1 Jelly Bean
CPU: 1.2GHz Quad-Core
Chipset: MediaTek’s MT6589
Sensors: Accelerometer
GPS: Yes
Browser: HTML
Radio: FM Radio
Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Java: TBD

Other Features
  • SNS integration
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document editor
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Swype)


Type: Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity: 2100 mAh
Talktime: approx upto 5 hrs
Standby time: approx upto 300 hrs

image source: http://images.fonearena.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Micromax-A116-Canvas-HD1.jpg


  1. Wow, It seems buduget phone with good price coming in market.
    Thanks Chintan for sharing it with us.

  2. Yes Rahul its a good phone and hope to see it for a longer time in the market not like Canvas 2 which almost disappeared.

  3. Is Micromax Canvas HD A116 with Android Jelly bean 4.1 OS, will be avialabel in pakistan?plz

  4. No, It has 23 domestic offices across India and international offices in Hong Kong, USA and Dubai.

  5. Thanks for review, it was excellent and very informative.
    thank you :)

  6. Thanks Droiduser for your comments

  7. hi..Im college student, thanks for sharing :)