Gionee GPad G3 vs Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Which Phone Should You Buy?


On a daily basis GizBot try to compare at least two top notch Android handsets. Today, we'll be comparing the newest Android phablets in the market. Meet the Gionee Gpad G3, a 5.5-inch phablet priced at Rs. 9,999.

While the Micromax Canvas Magnus A117 features a 5-inch 720p HD display, quad-core processor and a 12MP camera. Both the handsets have crème hardware and fantastic style. The Gionee GPad G3, though, comes with a slightly bigger display when compared to the Canvas Magnus A117. Moreover, the GPad G3 is priced Rs. 5,000 less than the Canvas Magnus A117.


But in reality, which one is worthy enough - Gionee GPad G3 or Micromax Canvas Magnus A117? Let's have a deep look!

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Gionee GPad G3 vs Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Comparison

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Gionee GPad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Display

Can a phone having a bigger display guarantees better resolution too? Think about it for second! The GPad G3 features a 5.5-inch FWVGA LCD display having a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. Definitely, the screen size is massive to enjoy full length movies with ease.

But those who wish to have HD quality may leave many disappointed. In case of Canvas Magnus A117, the phone has a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Since the Canvas Magnus A117 has an IPS display, so it means more rich colors and wider viewing angles.

Winner: Micromax Canvas Magnus A117

Gionee GPad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Performance and specs

Internal hardware does matter a lot, when you already know that getting a new smartphone is not cake walk. The Performance difference might make a huge difference.


The Gionee GPad G3 has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor powered by MediaTek chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM, whereas the Canvas Magnus A117 comes with a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. Well, the performance difference between the two devices may not be huge. Meanwhile, both the handsets support Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.

Winner- None

Gionee GPad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Battery

The Canvas Magnus A117 has a 2000mAh removable battery, which is good news for users. The battery should last 11-13 hours on a single charge. On the other hand, the GPad G3 comes stuffed with a 2250mAh battery. However, the Gionee made handset has bigger display, so the battery may not last for a longer duration.

Winner- Micromax Canvas Magnus A117

Gionee GPad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Camera

The Gionee GPad G3 pales in front of Canvas Magnus A117 in respect to a camera. The Canvas Magnus A117 does come with a 12MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. The rear-facing camera record videos in HD format, which makes it a better buy at Rs. 14,999. The GPad G3 features a 5MP rear-camera with LED Flash and a VGA quality front-facing camera.

Winner- Micromax Canvas Magnus A117

Gionee GPad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Storage

Both the phablets have a 4GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.

Winner- None

Gionee Ppad G3 vs. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117: Connectivity options

Both the GPad G3 and Canvas Magnus A117 boast of Dual SIM capability, 3G, FM Radio, Wi-Fi and A-GPS.Gionee

GPad G3 vs. Canvas Magnus A117: Final words

Even though the Canvas Magnus A117 is priced on a higher side (Rs. 14,999), still it's a best buy. It has a better 5-inch 720p HD display, slightly better processor and 12MP camera rear camera. Go for it!

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