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  • Poor Battery Back-up
  • Poor Screen Resolution
  • Pros
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • LED Flash
  • Good Camera

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Overview of Micromax A110 Canvas 2

Micromax Canvas 2 A110 is a treat for all those Android users on a tight budget looking to go big with their phones. Android OS for smartphones has invaded the market in a way, that other similar operating systems either look too costly or depleted. Essentially, Micromax A110 aka Canvas 2 is an Android phone that comes packed with IPS screen, an 8 MP primary camera and powerful dual core Cortex-A9 processor. Like other Android handsets in the market, proximity sensor, accelerometer and GPS are also part of the package. Surprisingly, the price of this phone (as listed on some websites and shopping portals) revolves around INR 9000 to 10000. We have to admit that in a price like this, the phone has some awesome features that you’ll find similar to costly Samsung, HTC and LG Android handsets.

Micromax A110 Canvas 2 Design and Build Quality

The Micromax Canvas 2 A110 comes with Android Ice Cream Sandwich on board. Just as a reminder here, Ice Cream Sandwich is currently considered to be the latest Android OS upgrade since Android 4.1 and 4.2 Jellybean hasn’t made it (officially) to many handsets in India and world over. Although the phone, Micromax A110, has some striking look and feel similarities to Samsung Galaxy and Note line of Android phones (and we aren’t sure if Samsung will sue Micromax for this act of “similarity”), but this phone has a class of its own. The screen is IPS LCD with capability to display 16M colors at a whopping 480 x 854 pixels. Also, the screen size is 5 inches that makes it “bigger and better” for some while keeping it “too big for a phone” for others.

The outlook of the phone is pretty OK but, honestly, could have been much better. The silver chrome outline, around the screen, seems to be made of a cheaper material. Same is the case with power and volume rocker buttons on side that are made from the same material. The primary camera of the phone is located on the back side with a slight eruption outwards. This reminds us of HTC Desire HD camera since the placement of camera lens as well as the flash is exactly the same. This canvassing out of the camera also makes us believe that users might be extra careful while placing their phones on flat surfaces. The back side of the phone is made from plastic but feels more durable. Although these are all the pluses for the A110, but terrible battery life, viewing angle banding and consistent lag are quite a turn off for super Android fans and users.

Micromax A110 Canvas 2 Camera, Music Player and Memory

The phone boasts of an 8 MP powerful camera. However, some basic tests and user review puts shabby shadows on the performance. The camera is good at snapping pictures but you might just lose the “moment” due to the lag that seems to be apparent in every app and menu of this phone. The phone can record videos at 720p, but again, with a MediaTek chip, the element of lag and discomfort is dominant. Apart from this, the phone can comfortably play videos up to 720p. We aren’t sure if Micromax has placed a bar or lock on FPS, but rooting the phone and tinkering might be revealing. The phone comes with native Android Ice Cream Sandwich gallery and you can use different modes to view photos and videos. The audio playback is also average but you might be able to tweak that with an app or two available in the Google Play Store. The phone ships with an internal memory of 4 GB. From this memory, 2 GBs are dedicated for user and rest of the memory is used by Android system and app execution.

Connectivity

The Micromax A110 supports Edge, GPRS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The values for these connectivity features are the same as native Android Ice Cream Sandwich. We didn’t face any problem while testing the phone for calls Wi-Fi connectivity etc.

Verdict

Micromax A110 Canvas 2 is quite a handsome deal for an under INR 10000 Range. However, this phone might not be impressive for those who know Android inside out and want a lag free experience.

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General

  • AnnouncedOct, 2012
  • SIM TypeMini
  • Networks2G + 3G (Dual SIM)
  • Colors AvailableBlack, White
  • Operating SystemAndroid v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 900/1800 MHz
  • 3G NetworkHSDPA 2100 MHz

Format

  • Height147 mm
  • Width76.5 mm
  • Thickness9.7 mm
  • Form Factor (Shape)Touch Bar
  • Weight168 gms

Battery

  • Maximum Standby TimeUp to 180 hours
  • Maximum TalktimeUp to 5 hours
  • Battery TypeLi-ion 2000 mAh

Internet & Connectivity

  • Bluetoothv3.0 with A2DP
  • USB Connectivityv2.0, USB on-the-go
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • BrowserHTML5
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n
  • Data SpeedHSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps

Other Features

  • Javavia Java MIDP emulator
  • Calendar
  • Voice Memo
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • SNS Integration
  • Office ApplicationsDocument viewer
  • Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Handsfree, USB Cable, User Guide, Warranty Card

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Music Player
  • Video PlayerH.264, MPEG4
  • Voice Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • Video Recording640x480 fps
  • Games

Camera

  • Camera MP8.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution3264x2448 pixels
  • Front Camera0.3 MP
  • GeoTagging
  • Face Detection
  • Auto Focus
  • Camera Flashdual-LED
  • Digital Zoom
  • Resolution (Front)640x480 pixels
  • Touch Focus
  • Video Resolution1280x720@30 fps
  • Primary Camera8.0 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Digital Zoom and LED Flash
  • Camera Featuresdual-LED flash

Display

  • Display Colours16 Million
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)480 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)854 pixels
  • Display Size5.0 inch
  • Multi-Touch
  • Pixels Per Inch Density196 ppi
  • Display TypeIPS LCD
  • Display FeaturesTouch-sensitive controls

Ringtones

  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3

Messaging

  • T9 Dictionary
  • Predictive Text Input
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM
  • Social Networking ServicesFacebook, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Search, Twitter, YouTube

Memory

  • RAM512 MB
  • ROM4 GB
  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD, Up to 32 GB
  • Internal Memory2 GB
  • Phonebook CapacityUnlimited

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Hardware

  • Processor1 GHz Dual-core
  • Graphics ProcessorPowerVR SGX531
  • ChipsetMediaTek MT6577

Sensors

  • Accelerometer Sensor
  • 3D G-Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Other SensorsMotion Sensor

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lovenesh

07-02-2013 16:37:00

phone support mkv format ?

lyndon

30-01-2013 08:26:00

Hi i want to buy this cell is it good plz tel me should i go ahead n buy it.

rajdeep

26-01-2013 07:33:00

forget password mei jaker email id or password dalna...

rajdeep

26-01-2013 07:32:00

working yar..

Akshat Rastogi

25-01-2013 18:47:00

Many of the drawbacks mentioned here worth improving your knowledge and education, others are simply features like all mobiles are of certain type with only certain functionality. Facebooc contact phto sync is a software thing not hardware, so even if you are facing issues, that can be easily solved by many software tweaks like rooting etc. why not try Sync.me from Play Store?! =))

Scorpio

24-01-2013 16:29:00

I tried changing settings in video and saw that maximum recording resolution is only 480p. Can anyone tell how to change settings to make video recording 720p? And is it possible or not?

Laxmi Chaudhary

23-01-2013 23:36:00

I hv buy this mobile from http://www.estore18.com/micromax-superfone-canvas-2-a110-dualsim.html. i m very happy with its processor speed & screen size...it is hv very good battary backup also...very usefull mobile phone

javed j solkar

23-01-2013 16:30:00

nice for use

Ganesh Mundhra

22-01-2013 11:38:00

its nice......

kabir

20-01-2013 07:32:00

There is a problem in my phone micromax a110 by mistake I have changed the language from eng. To Taiwan. Plz help me to change it to English again.

sneha

19-01-2013 06:33:00

the processor speed is fab at this price point....good phone

jiya

18-01-2013 03:49:00

I want t but one...

Uma

16-01-2013 18:29:00

very good mobile...

Uma

16-01-2013 18:29:00

many offers in that...

Nilesh Doshi

15-01-2013 11:52:00

Micromax Superfone Canvas 2 A110 Review Well, after owning and using it for almost 20 days now, here's the review. I have been using Android phones since a long time and tried all major companies so far. So far, Its perfect for what a sub-10K Android Smartphone should look like. Without getting into too much of sentence writing, here's the final review in pointers.. Positives: 1. Massive 5-inch screen 2. Dual-core 1 GHz CPU 3. Decent 8 MP camera with dual LED flash. 0.3MP secondary camera. 4. Dual Sim (GSM + GSM) with dual standby 5. Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich 6. Phone can be rooted which is good. I immediately rooted this phone after getting it and removed the bloatware / nonsense apps that Micromax supplies. 7. Supports USB OTG i.e USB On-The-Go. 8. Plays 720p videos and video recording is 720p too. 9. Inbuilt internet browser is good. Provides good speed. 3G speed is good too. Negatives: 1. The phone doesn't support all EDGE/GSM bands unlike other phones. This in-turn can show your phone in Roaming with a 'R' symbol appearing in the network icon inspite you being in home network. (Don't worry, you will be charged normal rates by your service provider tioll the time you are in home network). However, the 'R' appearing 24*7 in the icon is irritating. This will primary happen if you have 3G service enabled and your service provider actually borrows it from other service providers and is giving to public. In my case, Vodafone borrows it from Airtel in Bangalore and my SIM shows in roaming 24*7. 2. Low resolution of 854 x 480 which makes images, icons, etc. lose their sharpness. 3. GPS - Doesn't load at all (atleast for me). Keeps searching for GPS till hours. And, network location is not completely accurate. 4. Another important feature that’s missing is an ambient light sensor. 5. UI is not the smoothest 6. No Magnetic sensor (Compass won't work) 7. Music player / quality is very OK. Basic headset provided. Can't expect something like HTC, Samsung or Sony Ericsson. (If you are used to listen to music through a phone always, this phone isn't for you) 8. Not all 3.5 mm jack headphones support this phone (if you're trying to use an external one since supplied headphones are useless) 9. The 512MB RAM makes the phone feel sluggish at times. 10. Unlike other phones, Facebook contacts, pictures don't SYNC automatically to your contacts, even if you enable it. 11. The phone gets extremely HOT if you talk for a longer time or at times during charging. 12. Many a times, application close suddenly due to an error (may be to do with hardware). Others: 1. Total Internal storage (2.53 GB) 2. It is very difficult to see the phone screen in broad daylight and the brightness needs to be adjusted constantly / kept maximum always. 3. Low speaker / loudspeaker volume (can be adjusted in engineer mode, however, becomes irritating if original settings are touched) 4. No option to reboot the phone. You have to switch it off and then switch it on again (time consuming) 5. Though its Andriod 4.0.4, most features, looks, menu appears as Android 2.3.6.. MMX hasn't provided complete features of 4.0.4 as you see in other phones 6. No option to disable 'auto-download images' in Whatsapp Messenger. All images would be automatically downloaded (if you have a limited MB internet connection, you're gonna be irritated).

javed j solkar

13-01-2013 08:27:00

screen touch too sexy

Sriks

08-01-2013 15:35:00

Great phn.. Thumbs up.. All the features are very nice..

Prakash

08-01-2013 11:16:00

most of the phones are manufactured in china buddy.........even maximum parts of nokia mobile also....

nagesh

08-01-2013 07:21:00

r u using that....??? I want t but one...

nagesh

08-01-2013 07:19:00

its looks good one....

rani

07-01-2013 07:59:00

yup mobile-micromax a110 is ok...within range of 10,000,anyone can buy without think much,,m using from 1 month

Guest

02-01-2013 07:19:00

bought yesterday...

ravibalappa

18-12-2012 18:27:00

dont wry yar just scroll down d up toolbar dat is wer d wifi gps n all is located go to settng from der n uninstall d fingr print app

ravibalappa

18-12-2012 18:24:00

just hold d volume down btn & power btn its d screen shot

sandip

17-12-2012 14:47:00

laptop pe connect ho sakta hai kya?

anoop gupta

17-12-2012 10:24:00

its very bad software.....10 bar lagatar galat finger touch karke usme account add mangega....vaha apna g mail account type karna.....aur password type karna ...lock hat jayega....

tejas

16-12-2012 09:43:00

its max video resolution is 720p, it is mentioned wrong here (480p)

rkb

15-12-2012 18:28:00

superb mobile/////

Dharmbir Kaushik

09-12-2012 11:02:00

SCREEN SHOT NOT WORKING MICROMAX110

johnny

09-12-2012 06:57:00

+1

John

08-12-2012 10:39:00

Kyun Ungli Kiya????? Ab Bhugtoh!!

Sun

06-12-2012 11:35:00

it depends for how many secs you can unlock it...settings me tumne kahi 5 ya 6 sec set kia oga or bhul gye oge... trial and error karo..o jaaega

Sun

06-12-2012 11:34:00

finger lock doesnt depend on your fingerprint.. keep your finger on the fone for one sec,remove it..then for 2 sec and remove it...like this till 10 sec. your fone will be locked...

Nick

04-12-2012 06:57:00

i don't find the 512 mb ram in it lag either so it is definitely perfect budget phone as of now! In love with it's smooth touch, brilliant display & the large screen definitely a sure shot to buy if your budget is under 10k.

Jeetu

03-12-2012 14:19:00

sab le lo 10,000 me to tum 1gb ram , 1 ghz processor , amoled , gorilla glass , hdmi , tv tuner , aur usb port bhi le lo ....abe 10,000 me itne feature de raha hai ab kya bhaghvan se milega .

VIKRAM

26-11-2012 09:37:00

HI MAINE APNE MICROMAX MAI FINGERPRINT LOCK DALA THA BUT WO AB FINGER MATCH NAHI KAR RAHA HAI .......PLZ HELP ME ANY ONE...........MAI USE UNLOCK KAISE KARUN JAB TAK FINGER LOCK NAHI KHULEGA MAI US E USE NAHI KAR SAKTA....

Arya Hirlekar

25-11-2012 08:58:00

Just give a shot If brand is not What is important for You. If you are true Indian. Want to bargain. And get the best at the least. This is for You. Truly goes with The name. 110. Thats 110% Of your money.

Anthony

23-11-2012 22:40:00

I bought the Micromax from FlipKart, this Diwali: Pros: 1) The mobile is simply the best and unexpectedly performing the BEST. 2) FlipKart delivered the phone in just 2 working days. The status was being updated time to time. 3) The phone's speed is amazing. 4) I downloaded and installed plenty of games and application from Google Play, including Temple Run and other racing games. 5) The Wi-Fi speed is amazing. 6) Tested GPS...works fine. 7) Camera quality is very good as well. 8) The Graphic is amazing, with crystal clear display. 9) The touch I should say simply competes with Samsung S3...The touch is really superb 10) My frineds are happy seeing the phone and few are planning to buy it. 11) The phone fits in the hand for making calls. Cons 1) Camera while taking pics need to be sturdy and the object shakes then the pic gets blurred on the moving part (eg. hand). But you can try other settings available to get rid of this like (fireworks mode or sport mode).

nikhil

20-11-2012 12:26:00

how is the image quality as compair to 8MP samsung 8Mp mobile camera

Sun

20-11-2012 06:04:00

Jose,,even the 5 inch is a bigger one..hoping for 4.7' super amoled with 1gb ram :)

Sun

20-11-2012 06:03:00

thats why always go with COD..they deliver faster and you have a option of refusing...kinda--Jaa be nahi leta ;)

Raj

20-11-2012 06:02:00

8900--even lesser...shopping indiatimes,,flipkart

sany

16-11-2012 17:36:00

this is the best budget smart phone. im using it since 7days.Considering its specifications and performance it is pretty good value for your money. If you are looking for high end specs and decent build quality with lesser budget then this is the best bet.For more i've put a complete review here http://sandeepyc.blogspot.in/2012/11/micromaxa110.html

sany

16-11-2012 17:35:00

its around 9999

dd

14-11-2012 08:23:00

@facebook-100002296184299:disqus i think "UR BRAIN = GARBAGE BIN"

Uma

13-11-2012 18:09:00

8 Mega pixel camera is good...

raj

11-11-2012 04:59:00

hi friends, i just wanna warn u about saholic, don't buy anything from saholic.fully cheating people.i placed an order for mmx a110 on 2nd nov for white.but i saw that its still selected black color.i talked imedietely to cust care and he said send a mail to help@saholic for color change.i did.the ofder was dispatched after a day and i talked arround 30-40 times to checked whether color was changed or not.all r saying different stories and saying i have tp ake black color only. after nothing worked out and i received a black color only,i retured d product.now d white color is available with them but they says we can't send u the mobile and u will receive money back after 3% deduction and after 30 working days that means already 10 days of mine gone, still they nt receive the product and it start count from the day when they receive the product so it will take almost 2 months 2 get back my money.so plz don't buy any product from saholic.Thanks

Mridul Goswami

07-11-2012 03:51:00

OMG all the spec here are false, check other websites.. this is one of the most awesome devices by micromax and not a chinese piece its an awesome Indian manufacture.. I have this phone and its non less than S3..

sss

06-11-2012 11:47:00

10000 - 12000 rupees

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05-11-2012 12:22:00

i think micromax = china mobile both all same

mahendra singh

04-11-2012 03:44:00

how many price

Hamid Shaikh

02-11-2012 14:19:00

micromax a110 price

Sreerag S Kumar

01-11-2012 01:25:00

good

Vimal

27-10-2012 18:39:00

Now Micromax A110 Superfone on http://lalajionline.com/dailydeal/ price 10199/- Ready Available Everywhere either too costly or out of stock .

Jose

27-10-2012 02:50:00

It has only 512 mb ram ….Had it had 1 gb ram then I would say …the Perfect phone... Waiting for a 5.3 inch super amoled led display phone with 1 gb ram and 1.2 ghz processor from Micromax