The Micromax A116 Canvas HD is essentially a phablet (phone + tablet) and a majority of the general Indian population saw live for the first time on February 14, 2013, which is when it hit stores across India. With its speedy quad core processor and excellent display screen, most mobile phone pundits agree it is a good buy as the ‘phablet’ is the up and coming gadget for the year.
Weighing at 168 grams, the A116 Canvas HD is a white touch bar phone with the following dimensions: 144 by 74 by 10.7 millimetres. It is a dual SIM phone with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Media Tek processor.
True to its name, this phablet features a 5-inch HD IPS capacitive touch screen boasting of 16.7 million colors for the ultimate visual experience. Apart from that, you can enjoy numerous Android exclusives with its Jelly Bean v4.1.2 operating system.
With its spacious memory, the Micromax A116 Canvas HD can store practically unlimited phone numbers, as well as dialled, received and missed calls.
Apart from SMS and MMS, the Micromax A116 Canvas HD can deliver emails and instant messages. It is also capable of social networking communication.
The A116 Canvas HD has a video player that can process MP4, H.263 and H.264 videos at 30 frames per second.
This phablet has a comprehensive music player that can manage MP3, AAC and MIDI files, among many others. It also comes with a FM radio.
The Micromax A116 Canvas HD boasts of an 8-megapixel rear camera with a vivid resolution of 3264 by 2448. Its front VGA camera, on the other hand, has a resolution of 640 by 480 pixels.
This phablet has a 3GP (HD) video camera with a resolution 1280 by 720 pixels.
Data sharing is made possible with the Micromax A116 Canvas HD’s GPRS, v4.0 Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB port, Edge and 3G connectivity options.
This phone comes with an organiser and vital utility tools such as a calendar and a clock.
Surfing the net is easy with the A116 Canvas HD’s WAP 2.0/HTML web browser. It also comes with a number of applications, such as Mi Store, Mi Live, Mi Zone+ and Hook-up.
Micromax A116 Canvas HDs boasts of a global positioning system with A-GPS support.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD comes with four sensors: a proximity sensor, light sensor, motion sensor, and G-sensor.
At an average retail price of INR 13990 (approx., may vary), the Micromax A116 Canvas HD phablet is a stellar mobile device that is relatively cheap compared to its counterparts.
With the A116 Canvas HD’s long list of features and friendly price, it is a must-buy for people who want to get the best of both worlds (phone plus tablet.) With its varied functionalities, it comes as no surprise why the phablet may just be the next craze.