The homegrown handset manufacturers seems to be battling at all levels. Especially Micromax and Karbonn who are in a continuous head to head rivalry have come out on the battleground openly now.
Recently Micromax launched their budget friendly A34 handset and now Karbonn has challenged the fellow rival by launching their latest smartphone called Smart A11 Plus in the same price category.
Not only that, but the rivalry was quite evident even when Micromax was making a serious buzz in the Indian market before the launch of their super phone Micromax Canvas 4 but Karbonn broke the silence by launching their competitive handset called S9 Titanium before Micromax did. Thus, it can be said that the rivalry is pretty chronic.
Thus, here is a brief and comparative rundown on latest Micromax A34 and Karbonn Smart A11 Plus.
Karbonn Smart A11 Plus sports a 4.7 inch capacitive Touch Screen that gives you FWVGA display resolution of 854x480 pixels while the Micromax A34 is an decent entry level smartphone with 3.95 inch capacitive touch display and the screen offers a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.
OS, Processor and RAM
Karbonn Smart A11 Plus is based on the Android 4.0 ICS OS platform and is powered by 1GHz Dual Core Processor and is also supported by a 512 MB. On the other hand, the Micromax A34 runs on older version of Android, 2.3 Gingerbread platform with 1 GHz processor which is also supported by a 256MB RAM.
Thus it is pretty evident that Karbonn has lifted up their budget and pushed up the specs of their handset.
Connectivity and Camera
Connectivity options in Karbonn Smart A11 Plus include Wi-Fi, EDGE, Bluetooth and USB. The handset is also comes with a dual SIM support obviously and there is a 3.2MP rear camera and a VGA front facing shooter. The Micromax A34 on the other hand features a 2MP rear camera with LED flash and misses out on front camera. While connectivity options include a dual SIM support, 2G (EDGE), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and micro USB.
Storage and Battery
Karbonn Smart A11 Plus comes with the internal storage capacity of 512 MB which can be expanded upto 32 GB. Eventually the handset is powered by a 1450mAh Battery. on the other hand, Micromax A34 comes with a lesser internal storage capacity of 165MB which can be expanded to 32GB with microSD card and is powered by a 1350 mAh battery which gives 4 hours of talk time and up to 120h standby time.
Price and Availablility
As we go along with the above comparison, it is obvious that Karbonn offering has better specs but one must think about the difference in the price. Moreover, going by the specs Karbonn will be definitely ruling the ground, however, Micromax may have the upper hands in terms of price.