Desi smartphone maker, Micromax has announced its latest flagship smartphone the Canvas 5 in India, yesterday. The company has tried a new thing in its mobile line-up by providing a leather-like back cover.
The Canvas 5 comes in Black color variant with metal frame and Tan color with golden frame at a price of Rs. 11,999. It will sell through all retail channels including online and offline stores. Find out the best and worst features of the Canvas 5!
The smartphone will face a tough competition from the aforementioned smartphones like Xiaomi Mi 4i and the Moto G (3rd Gen).
To give a better perspective on both device, we have compared all three devices. Read on to know more.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Display
The Micromax Canvas 5 sports a 5.2 inch IPS full lamination display with 1920x1080 pixels, which is translated into 423ppi and 450 nits brightness alongside of 2.5D arc glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
While, the Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with 5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels at 441ppi pixel density along with Corning glass protection. On the other hand, the Moto G (3rd Gen) sports a 5 inch IPS LCD display at a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Performance
The Canvas 5 is clocked at 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit processor embedded with MediaTek MT6753 along with 450MHz Mali-T720 MP2 as GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i is powered by Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 at a clock speed of 1.7GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. It runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with MIUI 6.0 on top.
While, the third-gen Moto G is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset clubbed with Adreno 306 GPU and 1GB/ 2GB of RAM at a clock speed of 1.4GHz quad-core processor. The smartphone also runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Camera
All three smartphone comes with 13 megapixel primary camera on the back with LED flash and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. The difference is that the Micromax Canvas 5 features a Samsung 3M2 sensor and PDAF. There is also a flash for front-facing camera in the Canvas 5 smartphone.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Storage
On the storage, the Canvas 5 is equipped with 16GB of inbuilt memory, with an expansion option of up to 64GB via microSD card. While, the Xiaomi Mi 4i comes in two storage models: 16GB and 32GB, but there is no option to expand memory.
On the other hand the Moto G (3rd Gen) also comes in two storage variants including 8GB and 16GB, with an option to expand memory up to 32GB using a microSD card slot.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Battery
All three smartphones comes with a non-removable battery. The Canvas 5 is packed with a 2,900mAh, while, the Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with 3,120mAh battery and the Moto G (3rd Gen) has 2,470mAh battery.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Other features
All three smartphones share similar connectivity features including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB v2.0 and more. But the Moto G (3rd Gen) is IPX7 certified, which means the device is water resistant up to 1 meter upto 30 minutes.
Micromax Canvas 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Price
Micromax Canvas 5 is placed in the middle with the price tag of Rs. 11,999 and is sold through online and offline channels. While, the Moto G (3rd Gen) and the Xiaomi Mi 4i are placed on the other end with a price tag of Rs. 12,999.