Micromax has launched its new budget friendly smartphone dubbed the Micromax Canvas Spark in the Indian market. Priced at Rs. 4,999, the handset will go on sale exclusively on Snapdeal.com starting April 29 while registrations for first flash sale are now open. The 3G-enabled Canvas Spark will compete with the likes of InFocus M2 and Android One smartphones. If your are confused among these three smartphones and can’t work out which one you should buy, then check out this post to make an informed decision. Read on to find out how Micromax Canvas Spark vs InFocus M2 vs Android One compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.
Features and Specifications Comparison: Micromax Canvas Spark vs InFocus M2 vs Android One
|Device/Features||Micromax Canvas Spark||InFocus M2||Android One|
|Price||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 5,200|
|Display||4.7 inch qHD, Gorilla Glass 3 protection||4.2 inch WXGA||4.5 inch FWVGA|
|Resolution||960×540 pixels||1280×768 pixels||854×480 pixels|
|CPU||Quad-Core 1.3 GHz||Quad-Core 1.3 GHz||Quad-Core 1.3 GHz|
|GPU||Mali 400||Mali 400||Mali 400|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB||1 GB|
|Memory||8 GB||8 GB||4 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 64 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB|
|Battery||2000 mAh||2010 mAh||1700 mAh|
|Rear Camera||8 MP, Auto Focus, Flash, M8 Largan Lens, OV sensor 8858||8 MP, Flash||5 MP, Auto Focus, Flash|
|Front Camera||2 MP||8 MP, Flash||2 MP|
|Connectivity||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop||Android 4.4 KitKat with InLife UI||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Thickness & Weight||8.5 mm, 134 grams||11.1 mm , 145 grams||9.2 mm, 138 grams|
Processor & RAM
This round is a tie since all the three handsets are powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM and Mali 400 GPU.
Micromax Canvas Spark leads in this section with a large 4.7 inch qHD (960×540 pixels) display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Android One features a 4.5 inch FWVGA (854×480 pixels) display and InFocus M2 sports a 4.2 inch WXGA (1280×768 pixels) display.
The Micromax Canvas Spark runs Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The InFocus M2 runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system while Android One runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Canvas Spark and InFocus M2 house 8 GB of inbuilt storage while Android One comes with 4 GB of internal memory. All the three handsets support microSD card for further expandability.
Canvas Spark sports an 8 mega pixel auto focus camera with flash, M8 Largan Lens and OV sensor 8858 on the rear and a 2 mega pixel camera on the front end. InFocus M2 packs an 8 mega pixel camera with flash on both rear and front ends. Android One sports a 5 mega pixel auto focus primary camera with flash and a 2 mega pixel front snapper.
Battery & Connectivity
InFocus M2 is backed up by a bigger 2010 mAh battery as compared to 2000 mAh battery of Canvas Spark and 1700 mAh battery of Android One.
All three smartphones offer 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS as connectivity options.
Micromax Canvas Spark and InFocus M2 are priced at Rs. 4,999 and are available to buy exclusively from Snapdeal.com. Android One can be grabbed for Rs. 5,200 approx.
Despite carrying a slightly higher price tag, Android One lags behind its rivals on many fronts such as inbuilt memory, battery and front camera. Micromax Canvas Spark and InFocus are priced the same as well as they match quite closely in terms of specifications. Thus, road doesn’t seem smooth for Canvas Spark and it will have tough time competing with its equally competent rival InFocus M2 in the Indian market.
Which handset among Micromax Canvas Spark vs InFocus M2 vs Android One do you think is better? Share your views with us in comments below!
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