Micromax has launched its latest smartphone Micromax Canvas Hue in India. The highlight of this smartphone is its powerful 3000 mAh battery with Super Power Saving Mode which is claimed to deliver 1 month battery backup, 280 hours of standby time and 9.5 hours of talk time. This device in the Indian market will compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note and Acer Liquid E700. Thus, in this post, we take you through the specifications and features comparison of Micromax Canvas Hue vs Xiaomi Redmi Note vs Acer Liquid E700. Scroll down to find out more details on these smartphones to decide your best pick.
Specifications and Features Comparison: Micromax Canvas Hue vs Xiaomi Redmi Note vs Acer Liquid E700
|Device/Features||Micromax Canvas Hue||Xiaomi Redmi Note||Acer Liquid E700|
|Price||Rs. 10,999||Rs. 8,999||Rs. 11,999|
|Display||5 inch HD AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 3||5.5 inch IPS||5 inch IPS LCD|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 – 293 ppi||720 x 1280 – 267 ppi||720 x 1280 – 294 ppi|
|SoC||MediaTek MT6582||MediaTek MT6592||MediaTek MT6582|
|CPU||Quad-Core 1.3 GHz||Octa-Core 1.7 GHz||Quad-Core 1.2 GHz|
|RAM||1 GB||2 GB||2 GB|
|Memory||8 GB||8 GB||16 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB|
|Battery||3000 mAh||3100 mAh||3500 mAh|
|Rear Camera||8 MP, Sony Exmor RS sensor, Auto Focus, LED flash||13 MP, LED Flash||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash|
|Front Camera||2 MP||5 MP||2 MP|
|Connectivity||3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, A-GPS||3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Micro-USB||3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, GPS|
|OS||Android 4.4.2 KitKat (ugradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop)||Android 4.4 optimized with MIUI||Android 4.4.2 KitKat|
Micromax Canvas Hue and Acer Liquid E700 both the smartphones are powered by Quad-Core processors clocked at 1.3 and 1.2 GHz respectively. Xiaomi Redmi Note on the other hand is backed up by 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM and Mali-450 GPU. Canvas Hue is coupled with 1 GB of RAM and Mali-450 GPU, Liquid Jade E700 with 2 GB of RAM, Mali-400 GPU while all these devices are powered by MediaTek chipset.
All these three smartphones run on Android 4.4 operating system. Micromax Canvas Hue comes with an upgradable operating system. The company has promised Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade via FOTA. Xiaomi Redmi Note has an added advantage over the other two devices with its Android 4.4 operating system optimized with MIUI.
Canvas Hue and Liquid E700, both sport a 5 inch display. Micromax Canvas Hue features a 5 inch HD AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, 293 ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to protect the phone from scratches and damages. Xiaomi Redmi Note is equipped with a 5.5 inch IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 267 ppi pixel density.
Micromax Canvas Hue sports an 8 mega pixel rear camera with Sony Exmor RS sensor, Auto Focus, LED flash and a 2 mega pixel front facing camera. Xiaomi Redmi Note sports 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel secondary camera. Acer Liquid E700 comes with an 8 mega pixel primary camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and a 2 mega pixel front facing camera.
Storage, Battery & Connectivity
Canvas Hue and Xiaomi Redmi Note house 8 GB of in-built storage, Acer Liquid Jade comes with 16 GB of internal storage. While the all the smartphone comes with an expandable storage of up to 32 GB via microSD card.
The highlight of these devices is their powerful batteries. Micromax Canvas Hue is fueled by 3000 mAh battery, Xiaomi Redmi Note packs a 3100 mAh battery while Liquid Jade E700 comes with 3500 mAh battery.
On connectivity front, all these smartphones support 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB and GPS.
Acer Liquid E700 is priced at Rs. 11,999, followed by Micromax Canvas Hue which is cheaper than Liquid E700, priced at Rs. 10,999 while Xiaomi Redmi Note is the cheapest of all listed in this post and is priced at Rs. 8,999.
None of these devices fails to impress us on any front. Micromax Canvas Hue, Xiaomi Redmi Note and Acer Liquid E700 are all equipped with powerful processors under the hood. Acer Liquid E700 is appropriate if you are looking for a triple-SIM smartphone with powerful battery but it comes at a higher price of Rs. 11,999 as compared to the other two smartphones. Xiaomi Redmi Note comes at the lowest price among the three smartphones being compared here and offers much more features to the users including larger display, better camera and operating system optimized with MIUI. Micromax Canvas Hue is priced in the middle of these two smartphones and comes with a host of features like 1 month battery backup which makes it a strong contender.