Expert Review of Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 White
Micromax has really taken a huge leap in the last couple of years and it has been the result of their hard work based on a smart and effective market strategy. Without a doubt the company is currently the most successful Indian smartphone manufacturing company and is behind only Samsung as far as sales record are concerned for this season. Although there are other tier2 brands like Karbonn and Lava, they are at quite a bit of distance from Micromax. On that note we have the latest flagship gadget from Micromax by the name of Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 which holds a 5 inch full high definition display that runs on a beefy resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. 16 million colors provide brightness and adequate color accuracy. The dimensions of the smartphone comprise of a length of 71mm, breadth of 128.3mm and a thickness of 8.6mm. The hardware and software of the gadget is top notch with the former of the two including a 1.5GHz Mediatek quad core processor and 2GB RAM. So Micromax has made no compromises and inculcated the best for their flagship gadget a fact which is further reinforced via the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 operating system. The gadget is dual SIM which was expected considering the trend of the previous flagship gadgets of Micromax. Camera department is again filled loads of pixels with 13 megapixels for the primary shutter and 5 megapixels for the secondary shutter. Videos are also in full high definition at 1920 by 1080 pixels which would again boost the capabilities of camera. A huge 16GB internal memory is given but only 12.47GB is available for actual usage as the rest of the space is for application installation. The memory bank would certainly be useful for keeping loads of data like games, images, songs and movies. Movies can be watched via the video player whereas popular songs can be selected and heard through the music player applications. Internet is not a weak link like it has been at times for Micromax and gives the user access to 3G technology along with built-in app for Facebook and Twitter. Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hot spot apart from Android Opera Mini browser makes sure that all the possible downloading and web surfing can be done at a quick pace. Google Maps is another built-in application that helps in navigating to the desired location with ease. The 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery does not exactly full fill our appetite with a 7 hour talk time and 105 hour standby time.
User Interface and UI functionality
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 endows a 5 inch Full high definition display that gives images at a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. The IPS display has 16 million colors for backup and is equipped with continuous grain silicon screen technology along with intuitive gesture control.
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 dawns a music player that can be used to create a customized list of songs. Various formats are supported for both the music player and video player. Video player runs movies and other videos with terrific quality in high definition.
Pictures and Video quality
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 is loaded with a 13 megapixel primary camera and a 5 megapixel secondary camera. The secondary camera gives great results in terms of images captured while video calling quality is also great over the web. The primary camera is obviously very sharp and is aided by the facilities such as auto focus, flash, up to 5 zoom level, multi shots, night mode and many more.
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 has various web facilities like Google Maps and SNS integration. The former of the two is for navigation to desired destinations while the latter provides faster access to social networking web sites like Facebook and Twitter. The user can downloading data like songs, games, images and videos at a speed of 42mbps while the uploading speed is up to 11mbps.
Internal and External Memory
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 has a huge bank of memory with 12.47GB that is more than enough to enjoy a massive collection of data that may include songs, images, games and movies. Although on paper 16GB memory is provided, some of it would be taken up for application installation. RAM is outstanding with 2GB that would accelerate the overall speed of the gadget.
Applications and Gaming
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 is very near to what one would say an ideal gaming device as the hardware of the gadget is prolific with 1.5GHz quad core processor along with 2GB RAM. Further the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 operating system makes sure that the user can play games like Fruit Ninja and Angry Birds without much fuss.
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250's 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery is not the strongest suit of the smartphone as the gadget only gets up to 105 hour of standby time while the talk time given is also not that extraordinary with 105 hours.
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 works with the GSM frequencies of 850, 900, 1800 and 1900MHz. This was for 2G network while the gadget operates at 2100MHz for 3G network. Wi-Fi hot spot is the most noteworthy connectivity features the usual ones keep up with it including Bluetooth, USB port, Wi-Fi, GPRS and EDGE.
Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 when compared to Samsung Galaxy S4 has an identical screen size with 5 inches each but the pixel density is more with the latter. Both the smartphones have a 2GB RAM but the Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 has a quad core processor which although is formidable on its own still falls short of the octa core processor offered by Samsung Galaxy S4. In terms of pixels, the primary camera is 13 megapixels for both the smartphones but the Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 exceeds Samsung Galaxy S4 in the secondary camera department. Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 features a 5 megapixel secondary whereas the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a 2 megapixel secondary camera. Samsung Galax S4 features a 2600mAh standard lithium-ion battery that takes over the 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery of Micromax Canvas Turbo A250. Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 has the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 operating system while the Samsung Galaxy S4 runs on the Android Jelly Bean 4.3 operating system.