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Samsung Galaxy S4 v/s Micromax canvas A116 HD

s4 v/s canvas A116

The trumpets are blown. The fight has begun. Samsung being the largest phone maker in India and leading phone giant in the world has been attempted to over cross by some of the other phone makers. But to its horror Micromax, India’s second largest phone-maker, has been repeatedly threatening its position in Indian phone Market. With the release of Micromax Canvas A116HD, it has nearly depreciated the value of other 5-inch phablets Samsung and of other phone giants.

Now with the release of Samsung Galaxy S4, it has grabbed the attention of lot of its trusted users as the price set by Samsung for S4 has crossed a limit. With almost same features as of Canvas A116 HD, Galaxy S4 has pricing that has taken aback a lot of aspiring customers. Do you justify the price on contrast with the features? Let us give you a vivid comparison of specs and features, help you to come to decision whether to go for Galaxy S4 or not. So,here we go with our  Samsung Galaxy S4 v/s Micromax canvas A116 HD :


Samsung Galaxy S4 measures 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm physical dimensions and weighs around 130 gram. It features a 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch display with a full HD screen resolution of 1920×1080 and 441 ppi pixel density.  On the other hand Micromax A116 has dimensions of 144 x 74 x 10.7 mm and weighs 156 gm. It dazzles with a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels and has a pixel density of 294ppi. S4 has its own touchwiz 4.0 user interface while Canvas A116 has the general Android user interface.

In this case we consider Galaxy S4 as the Winner as the IPS LCD of Canvas A116 HD never stood a chance infront of Super AMOLED display. The combination of touchwiz 4.0 boosts the quality of S4.

s4 v/s canvas A116

System configuration:

We found S4 is powered with 2 processor mode. One features Octa Core 1.6 GHz Exynos processor and other features 1.9 GHz Quad Core processor. It has a flash memory of 2GB. While Micromax Canvas 116 HD is powered with Mediatek MT6589 chipset Cortex A7 quad-core series processor and clocked at 1.2 GHz. Both the gadgets use same PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU. Canvas comes with 1GB RAM. Bothe the devices are powered by Android jelly bean but S4 comes with the latest one of version 4.2 while Canvas A116 HD comes with 4.1.2 and is upgradable.

In context we found S4 has again got the award. The new Octa core Exynos processor of S4 has proved a better aspect for multitasking rather than quad-core Mediatek of Canvas A116 HD. The modified screen settings of S4 gives a smooth texture to the user.

Memory configuration:

Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with different memory variants of 16/32/64 GB space with a provision of MicroSD slot. While Canvas A116 HD believes in low memory space of 4GB but also provides the provision of MicroSD slot. Hope Micromax learns a something regarding its memory support.

Camera settings:

Samsung Galaxy S4 powers a 13 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash which can record Full HD videos, while Canvas A116 HD includes an 8 megapixel autofocus camera with an amazing feature of dual LED flash. It can record 720p videos. Some extra features that are present in S4 are: Burst Mode, Digital zoom, Dual Camera Record, Panorama, and Image Stabilization etc.

S4 has a front view camera of 2 Megapixel while Canvas A116 HD has one of 0.3 Megapixel.

Again S4 steals the show. Nowadays Samsung’s camera quality has improved a lot and the 13 MP Camera adds the richness to the snaps.


S4 runs on 2600mAh battery while Canvas A116 HD runs on 2100 mAh one. The sensors that are present in S4 are: Barometer, Digital compass, Humidity , Thermometer.


When it comes to pricing of both the devices, there is hell lot of difference. Samsung Galaxy S4 is priced around 41,ooo INR while you can own Canvas A116 HD in 15, 000 INR. Samsung has set such a price to maintain its Galaxy brand and the features provided by it is somewhat upto the cost. But Micromax has crossed its 1 million buyers for Canvas series.


Both the devices are the flagship one for their respective companies. As the days will pass we will see a fall in price of S4 as in the market. You will find buyers who want get a good featured phone at a minimal cost, keeping the quality as a constraint. Canvas A116 HD a good phone that come in good price also. But on the contrary Samsung has designed S4 for its premier segment users only. No one likes to loose their valu quickly.