Soon after popular indigenous company Micromax unveiled the new generation Canvas 4 handset in the second week this month, the price war among rivals intensified leading many local counterparts such as S mobility, Lava, Karbonn Mobiles and others to flood the market with their smartphones.
If prospective buyers are on the look-out for an ideal smartphone among the new devices in the market, Micromax Canvas 4 and Spice Pinnacle FHD make a smart buy.
Here is a brief comparison between key features of Micromax Canvas 4 and Spice Pinnacle FHD (Mi-525):
Micromax Canvas 4 sports a 5.0-inch IPS LCD screen with HD 720p display resolution. On the other hand, Spice Pinnacle FHD scores more points for its superior 5.0-inch TFT LCD display with full HD 1920x1080p display.
In terms of power, the Spice smartphone once again trumps Micromax phone as the former packs a faster 1.5GHz quad core processor while the Canvas device houses a slower 1.2GHz MediaTek quad-core chipset.
In this aspect, Micromax makes a strong back thanks to its 13.0-megapixel main camera with 5-element lenses, auto-focus, and LED flash support. It is capable of taking full HD video and vertical panorama shot as well. On the front side, it packs a superior 5.0-megapixel snapper.
The Spice smartphone sports a pretty decent 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support, auto -focus and record full HD video. It features a 2.0-megapixel camera on the front.
Mobile Operating System:
As Micromax Canvas 4 and Spice Pinnacle FHD run on the same Android mobile OS v4.2 Jelly Bean, they both stand even this department. As of now, there are close to one billion applications and games in the Android ecosystem.
As per recent reports, Micromax Canvas 4 price is hovering around ₹18,000, whereas Spice Pinnacle FHD can be purchased for ₹16,990, almost ₹1,000 less than its rival.
Considering the overall aspects, the bulky Spice smartphone marginally pips the Micromax device, but if consumers are looking for a slim and stylish smartphone with metallic finish then Micromax makes a better buy.
Key specifications of Micromax Canvas 4 of Spice Pinnacle FHD (Mi-525):
|Model||Micromax Canvas 4||Spice Pinnacle FHD (Mi-525)|
|Display||5.0-inch True IPS LCD display with 1280x720p resolution||5.0-inch TFT LCD screen with full HD(1920x1080p) displayresolution|
|OS||Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean||Android v4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Processor||MediaTek Cortex A7 quad-core processor with 1.2GHz CPU speed, Chipset type: MT6589||Quad-core processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed|
|Storage Capacity||16GB, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card||8GB, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card|
|Camera||Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with 5 -element lenses, auto-focus, LED flash support, capable of taking vertical panorama shotFront: 5.0-megapixel camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash, full HD video recordingFront: 2.0-megapixel camera|
|Battery||2,000 mAh||2100 mAh|
|Network||2G & 3G||2G & 3G|
|Add-ons||Aluminum frame, Smart-features like-Blow to Unlock, smart pause, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, micro-USB,v3.0, Dual-SIM||Bluetooth v4.0,Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, micro-USB, A-GPS, some smart features|
|Dimensions||144.5 x 73.0 x 8.9 mm||149.5 x 74.9 x 9.3 mm|
|Weight||158 g||175 g|