Almost on each passing day, the Indian consumer market is witnessing new product launches from the low cost device manufacturers in order to secure a great part of the market share in the wallet-friendly low cost device's category.
With the launch of Andi 4.3j smartphone, iBall has surged the budget smartphones arena to an all new level, as it is the first dual battery smartphone that is launched in the Indian market.
Priced at Rs 9,499, Andi 4.3j is a dual SIM Android 2.3 Gingerbread based handset packed with pretty impressive specifications. Moreover, the dual battery feature is the main highlight and a boon for consumers who tend to use their smartphone a lot.
At the same time, Micromax, another Indian handset vendor, who is aiming to become the second largest smartphone maker in the country released a phablet dubbed as Canvas A100 in August at a price of Rs 9,999.
With a 5 inch display and Android ICS platform, the phablet is scoring good response from the consumers right from its release.
Hence, here is a spec comparison between the iBall Andi 4.3j and Micromax Canvas A100. Read it below.
Dimensions & Weight: While the dimensions and weight of Andi 4.3j have not been disclosed by the manufacturer, Micromax Canvas A100 carries a dimension of 72.6 x 142.2 x 11.9 mm and weighs around 168 grams.
Display: Talking about the display, Andi 4.3j sports a 4.3 inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 560 x 480 pixels.
In comparison, being a phablet, Canvas A100 packs a 5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
Processor: On the processor front, both Andi 4.3j and Canvas A100 fare equally with a 1GHz processor.
Operating System: In this section, Andi 4.3j runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS while Canvas A100 is flavored with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Camera: In terms of camera optics, Andi 4.3j has a 5MP rear camera and 1.3MP front camera for video calling.
On the other hand, Canvas A100 has a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 0.3MP front camera for video calling.
Storage: In this segment, both the devices have 2GB internal storage, 512MB RAM and a micro SD card slot, which supports expandable memory of up to 32GB.
Connectivity: When it comes to the connectivity front, both the devices come packed with features like 3G, micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi features.
Battery: When it comes to battery, the dual battery Andi 4.3j has a 1,630 mAh and 900 mAh battery that totals to 2,530 mAh delivering up to 9 hours talk time whereas Canvas A100 is powered by a 2,000 mAh Li-ion battery which offers 5 hours talk time and 180 hours standby time.
Price: When it comes to pricing, iBall Andi 4.3j is priced at Rs 9,499 and Micromax Canvas A100 Is priced at Rs 9,999.
Both the Andi 4.3j and Canvas A100 mid-range Android devices with pretty decent specifications.
When it comes to the iBall smartphone, comes preloaded with applications including sensors, Google Search, iBall Apps, Adobe Flash, YouTube and more.
Detailing on the Micromax offering, the phablet lacks the Aisha voice assistant feature, which is preinstalled even in the low-end smartphones like Superfone A87 Ninja 4.
Consumers who like to have increased battery backup for extensive usage, along with better front camera and a collection of preloaded software features, iBall Andi 4.3j will be a right option.
On the other hand, for those who would like to have a larger screen real estate and Android ICS user experience, the Micromax phablet could be a better choice for you.