Expert Review of Micromax A110 Canvas 2
With the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 2, a new kind of war has begun in the world of technology, it's called the "PHABLET WAR". With Samsung Galaxy Note 2 featuring a 5.5 inch screen, Micromax has decided to jump into the phablet game seeing big prospects in it and releasing a phablet of their own but at an affordable price called the Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2. The device features a 5 inch IPS capacitive touch screen display that gives 16.8 million colors and has "Life Like clarity". Available in the colors of black and white, the device comes powered by the 1 GHz dual core processor that facilitates multitasking and enhanced gaming experience. Not one downside that the device has is its operating system which is the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system which is pretty formidable in itself but is still not the latest one which is the Android Jelly Bean. If you are going to buy a Phablet, you might as well have the latest operating system in it. Still for the price at which the device comes, it includes lots of other great features like an 8 megapixel camera along with a secondary camera of VGA quality. Now this is the interesting part, apart from all the rest of the shenanigans, the device also features the Dual SIM facility that ensures that the user can keep two SIM's in a single device.
User Interface and UI functionality
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 comes with a 5 inch screen that gives a resolution of 480 by 854 pixels and is powered by the IPS LCD technology that works at a pixel density of 196 ppi. The screen is protected by the AGC sodaline technology and has a super sleek design.
Multimedia features are pretty healthy with Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 like the music player that allows the user to access all the popular musical tracks that can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. The user can also watch videos and since the device has a huge 5 inch screen, watching videos becomes even more enriching. Radio FM facility is also looked after so that the user can have access to the alternate style of music as well.
Pictures and Video quality
The camera again has been kept at par with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with the 8 megapixel camera offering great clarity backed by the Flash feature that lets the user click pictures in a gloomy environment. The night mode and the 4X zoom facility are some of the other features that are offered by the device. Just to put the icing on the cake, a VGA quality secondary camera is also provided.
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 offers lots of Internet facilities like WAP and the google browser which lets the user access all the desired web sites and information whenever he or she likes. The user can download data like songs, games, images and videos for leisure purposes or check his or her mails for business purposes. Social networking sites like FaceBook and Twitter are also available. Wi-Fi connect implies that the user can access web from any remote location at a fast pace.
Internal and External Memory
Internal memory for Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 is somewhat small with 2 GB when we consider the scale at which the device is designed at or what it is aimed to be anyways. Still the presence of a microSD card slot makes the device flexible as the user can then expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB making sure that the user can keep a huge collection of data including songs, games, images and videos.
Applications and Gaming
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 comes with loads of preloaded apps like the Facebook and Twitter applications along with M! Zone, M! Store & M! Buddy. The user can also download more games and apps from the web with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system offering a large pool to choose from.
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 is backed by the standard lithium ion battery of 2000 mAh that makes sure that the user can operate on the device for a longer duration without his or her entertainment being cut short. The user then gets a talk time of up to 5 hours.
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 offers loads of data connectivity features including the bluetooth facility that ensures that the user can transfer and receive data to or from other devices and that too at a quick pace. The data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. The USB 2.0 port lets the user connect the device with their computers or laptops and charge the device through it or even exchange data with it via USB cable. The Wi-Fi facility enables the user to access the web and browse through the desired sites. The GPRS and EDGE facility is also provided where the GPRS facility allows the user to navigate to the desired destination without getting lost.
Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 when compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a smaller screen with the latter featuring a 5.5 inch screen as compared to the former's 5 inch. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes powered by the latest Android Jelly Bean operating system while the Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The battery is also more powerful with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The primary camera is of similar strength with both the devices featuring a 8 megapixel camera but the secondary camera is of more resolution in the Galaxy Note 2 as compared to the Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2.
Micromax A110 Canvas 2 Description
Micromax is all set to jump on to the Phablet bandwagon with its all new Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 that comes with a colossal 5 inch screen. The device would be competing with the Samsung Galaxy Note which happens to be the second edition of Note that set the trend for huge screen mobile. The device was a big success last year and Micromax is trying to cash in on the people's love for huge screen's although the same is a turn off for some. Still the device looks pretty formidable with the company trying hard to match up to the prowess of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The device is still slightly less in size as compared to the Galaxy Note 2 but 5 inches is still pretty big. The device is also big on camera with the primary camera working at a resolution of 8 megapixels while the secondary camera is of VGA quality. Where the device probably lacks is in the RAM and the operating system department. The operating system is Android Ice Cream sandwich which is more than capable but since the Jelly Bean Android is out, its unavailability is a drawback. The user will get access to the 3G technology with the WI-Fi making sure that the user can access all the popular websites like FaceBook and Twitter. The Bluetooth 3.0 is not the latest version and is same is the case with the USB port. Internal memory of 2 GB can be expanded up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot that makes the device flexible in terms of memory. The device is powered by the 1 GHz processor which would make the gaming experience a real joy coupled with the huge display. A little extra that would give the device a little edge over the others is the dual SIM facility which would facilitate the user to keep two numbers in a single device. Standard lithium ion battery of 2000 mAh makes sure that the user can operate on the device for long hours and gets a talk time of up to5 hours along with a standby time of up to 180 hours. Various multimedia features are the music player and the video player that ensures that the best of the entertainment world can be accessed in terms of songs and videos. FM radio rounds of the features making the device a economical choice with tons of features to look forward to.