Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114
Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 Mobile Price in India
This smartphone is a new entry of smartphone from Micromax Canvas Series having Quad core 1.3GHz processor. It comes with large screen of 5-inch with qHD resolution which can be expected of a company like Micromax but here again the price is set quite high by the company but we need to analyze its features in order to check the justification of price. Due to the high pricing trend in market for smartphone, the competition is now too high for delivering mediocre performance phone with high prices which is indeed a bad trend.
Features and Specifications
Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 has some exciting features like it comes with better connectivity features of 2G and 3G. It is a Dual SIM smartphone and is quite bulky weighing 147g. It has 8MP auto focus primary camera which has dual LED flash along with a 2MP secondary camera. The processor it owns is powerful 1.3GHz quad core. The phone runs Android v4.2 Jelly Beans OS which makes it again ideal for phone lovers. The battery life it offers is again much better i.e. of 2000mAh Li-ion. Phone has 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage of which 2GB is available to user which can be extended up to 32GB through microSD card slot. The GPS feature it offers is very good.
OS and Tech
Though there is nothing new in Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114, even then the OS provided in it much powerful. This smartphone has Android v4.2 Jelly Beans making almost all Android apps to be run on it quite efficiently. The technology provided in it is in the form of 3 sensors which are accelerometer, light and proximity sensors helping in the camera functionality.
Design and Quality
The design of all Micromax canvas series is similar and there is nothing new one can found in design. Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 is quite heavy weighing 147g along with 9.74mm thickness, its breath is 72.71mm and length is 145.23mm. The design is beautiful having curved edges. The power button is placed at the right side of the phone while the volume rocker is placed at left side of the phone. A micro USB and a 3.5mm audio jack is placed at the phone top. The screen is quite large of 5inch and it is IPS screen supporting 960x540p resolution supporting 16M colors. The viewing angles of the phone are okay but not best. Touch of the screen is smooth and sensitive. It also provides LED notification. It supports dual SIM both of normal size. Sound of the phone is loud and very clear.
Camera and Multimedia
The quality of the phone is good enough. It has 8MP rear auto focus camera with dual LEDs. The dual LEDs can record videos in full HD resolution giving better quality videos and pictures. It can also play full HD videos very comfortably without damaging the video quality. The 2MP front camera is suited for video chats and other purposes. For recording videos the auto focus feature of the camera doesn’t work and it requires tapping of the screen to get it focused.
Battery and Memory
The phone has 4GB internal storage of which 1.42GB is allocated as phone storage and 1GB as internal storage. It also has 1GB RAM of which 768MB is available. The memory is extendible up to 32GB through microSD slot. Apps could be installed on external storage as well as OTG is also supported. The battery life is very good in this phone as it provides 2000mAh battery life out of which standby time is 290 hours and talk time is up to 7 hours. One can easily watch long movie or play heavy game on it very easily. This feature along with the Android OS makes it ideal for those who are intensive mobile phone users. The 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth also makes it ideal to be used for longer times.
Pros and Cons
· Larger screen with better resolution
· Better battery life
· Android 4.2 OS
· Good enough memory
· Normal sized dual SIMs support
· Good and sleek design
· Quite expensive
· Quite bulky
The qHD resolution of the screen is not much impressive. Rest of the features makes this phone quite powerful. The processor power is quite strong due to strong Quad core processor and it is feels good while playing games on it. The overall performance of the phone is much better than its competitors like Magnus A117. Looking at the features and minimum flaws, the price set for the smartphone is quite justified.