Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 Comparison

Micromax A116 Canvas HD smartphone is a great launch from Micromax. Public reviews show that this smartphone is able to give strong competition to other smartphones on the market. Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos on other hand is a very powerful smartphone in its price range. We are going to compare both these smartphones in 7 different areas.


Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos both have a 1.2 GHz processor but here Micromax takes the lead by providing a Quad-core processor against dual-core from Galaxy Grand. This will surely give a better and smoother experience to its customers. Canvas is capable of multi-tasking without slowing down the User Interface.


Both smartphones give you a screen size of 5.0” which is very good for big screen lovers. Canvas has a color IPS screen whereas the Grand has a Color TFT screen. The touchscreen is capacitive in both. The only thing that sets them apart is the screen resolution. Canvas again gives a better resolution of 1280×720 pixels whereas the Grand is 800×480, much lower than the canvas.


The Galaxy Grand is slimmer than the Canvas HD by around 10%. Samsung Grand is 9.6mm thick and the Canvas HD is 10.7 mm.


The Canvas and Grand both have an 8 MP camera with digital zoom. Both have auto focus and LED flash. But when it comes to the video recording, Grand supports more types of video formats than the Canvas. Canvas supports MPEG4, H.263 and H.264 whereas the Grand supports VC-1 and WMV9 in addition to the formats supported by Canvas.

Storage Capacity

Micromax Canvas HD supports 4 GB internal memory which can be extended to 32 GB by using an external memory card. The Galaxy Grand supports almost double the storage capacity of the Canvas. Galaxy Grand supports 8 GB internal memory which can be extended to 64 GB via external memory card.

Battery Backup

Galaxy Grand comes with a 2100 mAH Li-ion battery which is capable of giving 660 minutes of talk time and standby time of up to 440 hours. The Canvas comes with a 2000 mAH Li-ion battery. This gives you a talk time of 300 minutes and a standby time of 174 hours. Here, the Galaxy Grand easily out does the Canvas.


Both are 3G compatible smartphones. But, the Canvas has an added advantage. Micromax Canvas also supports 4G with HSDPA up to 21Mbps and HSUPA up to 11 Mbps. So, we can say that Micromax Canvas is capable to stay strong when 4G services become available in all countires.

Other Features

Galaxy Grand comes with DLNA technology. It enables easy sharing of music, photos and videos over Wi-Fi. This connectivity standard lets you to stream video from your phone to DLNA TV via Wi-Fi.

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