Micromax's recently launched budget smartphone Canvas Xpress 2 has received good response from Indian users, selling thousands of units in the last two flash sales. But it won't come as a surprise if its sales drop over time, as there are over a dozen budget handsets available in the Indian market.
Some of smartphones that will give Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 a run for its money in the Indian market are Xiaomi Redmi 2, Huawei Honor Holly and Micromax Yu Yuphoria. The Canvas Xpress 2 and Xiaomi Redmi 2 are priced at Rs 6,000, while Yu Yuphoria and Honor Holly come with a price tag of Rs 6,999.
Here is feature comparison of the aforementioned smartphones to help you buy the handset that best suits your taste and budget:
Display: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2, Yu Yuphoria, and Huawei Honor Holly sport a 5-inch touchscreen with 720x1280 pixels (294ppi pixel density), while Xiaomi Redmi 2 has 4.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (312ppi pixel density).
Processor: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 stands out from the pack with Mediatek MT6592M processor, followed by Huawei Honor Holly which has Mediatek MT6582 processor. On the other hand Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Yu Yuphoria have Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 under the hood.
Operating System: Yu Yuphoria runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, Canvas Xpress 2 and Xiaomi Redmi 2 run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, and Huawei Honor Holly comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Memory: Xiaomi Redmi 2 houses 1 GB RAM for 8 GB internal memory variant and 2 GB RAM for 16 GB model (expandable up to 32 GB), while Yu Yuphoria has a 6 GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB and 2 GB RAM. Huawei Honor Holly has a 16 GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB and 1 GB RAM, and Canvas Xpress 2 has 8 GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB, and 1 GB RAM.
Camera: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 wins over its rivals with 13 MP primary camera and 2 MP front snapper. Yu Yuphoria houses an 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front snapper, while Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Huawei Honor Holly have 8 MP main camera and 2 MP secondary snapper.
Battery: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 scores over the other devices with 2,500mAh battery, compared to 2230 mAh in Yu Yureka, 2200mAh in Xiaomi Redmi 2, and 2000 mAh in Huawei Honor Holly.
Conclusion: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 is the winner of the pack with better processor, main camera and battery.