Ever since the launch of Canvas HD A116 smartphone on 14 February last month, Micromax has become ever more popular. With 9000 smartphone units selling out within 24 hours of its release, Micromax has now gained a cult following of its own in the ranks of Apple, Samsung, BlackBerry and other MNCs.

Now, Micromax's Indian counterparts like Karbonn, Celkon, Lava and its subsidiary Xolo are all following the same suit to bring out similar big-screen smartphones with high-end features to intensify the completion among local players.

Last week, Celkon announced its flagship 5.0-inch smartphone, A119 Signature HD, with a physical form similar to Micromax's Canvas HD A116.

But can the Celkon smartphone pack enough tricks in its bag to outshine Micromax's flagship smartphone?

Here is the brief comparison of main specs between Micromax HD A116 and Celkon A119 Signature HD:


The Micromax Canvas HD A116 sports a 5.0-inch LCD display IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology with 720px1280p resolution and 294 pixels per inch. Celkon's smartphone too sports an equally impressive 5.0-inch HD 720x1280p display.


Celkon's A119 Signature HD houses a dual-core processor with 1GHz CPU speed, whereas Micromax Canvas HD packs a faster and more energy efficient 1.2 GHz quad-core processor.


Micromax Canvas HD A116 sports an 8.0-megapixel main camera with auto-focus and flash support and a 2.0-megapixel front camera. Celkon Signature HD shows off a higher 12.0-megapixel rear-side camera with flash support and a 3.0-megapixel front-facing camera.

Mobile Operating System:

In terms of mobile OS, they both stand even in this department as both Canvas HD and Signature HD run on same Android mobile OS v4.1 Jelly Bean.

Both smartphones have similar storage, RAM, battery capacity and network connectivity features with negligible differences.

In terms of price, Canvas HD costs ₹14,499, whereas Celkon smartphone is priced ₹13,499, ₹1000 lower than its competitor.

 Here is a breakdown of comparison between Micromax HD Canvas HD and Celkon A119 Signature HD [Spec Wise]:


Micromax Canvas HD A116

Celkon A119 Signature HD


5.0-inch IPS-LCD screen

with 720px1280p HD display(pixel density: 294 pixel per inches)

5.0-inch WXGA HD

720x1280p resolution



Android v4.1 OS

(Jelly Bean)

Android v4.1 OS

(Jelly Bean)


Quad-core MediaTek MT6589 Cortex A7 processor with 1.2GHz clock speed

Dual-core processor

with 1GHz clock speed





4GB, expandable up to

32 GB

4GB, expandable up to



Rear : 8.0-megapixel


Front: 2.0-megapixel VGA camera

Rear:12.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash support

Front : 3.o -megapixel camera


2100 mAh

2100 mAh


2G & 3G

2G & 3G