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Micromax A85 vs Micromax A116 Canvas HD

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Micromax A85 Remove phone

Posted: 17 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released
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Micromax A116 Canvas HD Remove phone

Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (4.1) 
Dimensions4.67 x 2.37 x 0.54 inches (118.7 x 60.1 x 13.8 mm)  
Display
Physical size3.8 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

246 ppi294 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

NVIDIA Tegra 2MediaTek MT6589 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1000 MHzQuad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR 5XT 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

 1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage 1.77 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time3.30 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
7.2 days (174 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh2000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz900, 1800 MHz 
UMTS850, 2100 MHz1900 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.14.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent modeHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, GyroscopeAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 21 Jan 2013 

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