Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold
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Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold

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Key Features
  • Display Size 4.7 Inches
  • Operating System Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • RAM 1 GB
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
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Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold - Expert Reviews

Introduction

It has been an inconsistent ride for Micromax in the past few months but by the end of the season, it would have still managed to stay among the top selling smartphone firms. The developing Indian economy has been quite lucrative for the company since its inception but with the rise of Chinese companies like Oppo and Gionee, things have started to change. The road ahead is not going to be that easy for Micromax. Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290  is another Micromax creation that aims to provide big at a smaller price. The smartphone has a 4.7 inches screen and features Android KitKat 4.4.2 operating system. The device may get an update to Android KitKat 4.4.4 but for Android 5.0 L, we are not that optimistic. But it is the hardware of the device that should grab your attention with a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek processor that would any day bolster the capabilities of a smartphone to a great extent. Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 also has 1GB of RAM, which should provide a faster speed for resource access, across the system.

Design wise, the gadget looks nice and has a nice glossy back panel while the bezels at the front are also well placed. There are three colors in which the smartphone is available, including Pure Black, Black Gold and White Gold respectively.

Operating system and UI

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 has a 4.7 inches IPS LCD display that is powered by a 312ppi of pixel density and a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. The touchscreen is smooth and responsive, however, we have seen better performances from the likes of Nitro. 

Other Features

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 has a music player that is compatible with various formats and lets the user play personally selected songs. The sound quality is alright with the loudspeakers but at higher volumes, some decrease in quality is observed. The video player works well too for watching videos in landscape mode. FM radio is also provided for listening to the desired local radio stations. 

Camera

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 has an 8 megapixels primary camera at the back with a fast shutter speed that snaps images with a decent quality, especially at outdoors. There is no HDR, which we would have loved to see but there is the presence of LED flash, panorama and auto focus, which should please photography lovers. The presence of a 5 megapixels secondary front camera is sharp and more than ideal for snapping nice and crisp selfies or even shoot videos at 720p resolution.

Connectivity

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 offers a downloading speed of 21.1Mbps and an uploading speed of 5.76Mpbs, which is not the fastest we have come across but certainly a reasonable one. GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi are the main sources of accessing web while the users can cash in on Wi-Fi hot spot for tethering activities. 

Memory

The internal memory of 8GB gets reduced to 5.8GB for users to store data like songs, games, images and applications. For those who would like to have heavy data on their devices can opt for a 32GB microSD card slot (external memory). The gadget also has 50GB of Google drive space. Thus there is no dearth of memory space in this device.

Other Features

Games like Temple Run 3, NFS, and Virtual Table Tennis run smoothly on the device without any glitches. Also, plenty of other apps and games can be downloaded from the Google play store that comes preinstalled in the device and that includes WhatsApp, Viber and Facebook messenger to name a few.

Battery

The 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery of Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 churns out a very decent 7 hours of talk time while the standby time is also well within the acceptable range of up to 180 hours. 

Connectivity

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 lets the user exchange data with other devices via USB port and Bluetooth. The presence of Bluetooth v4.0 ensures faster data transferring speed. The gadget is compatible with 2G and 3G SIMs, with the latter running at frequencies of 900 and 2100MHz.

Other Features

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290, when compared to Moto G has a slightly bigger screen with 4.7 inches for the former and 4.5 inches for the latter. Both the devices have IPS LCD displays and have almost the same pixel density with 312ppi for Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 and 326ppi for Moto G respectively.

Moto G runs on Android KitKat 4.4.4 operating system and would soon get an upgrade to Android 5.0 L as well. Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 on the other hand, would not get the upgrade but does have Android KitKat 4.4.2 by default. On the hardware front, both the devices have 1GB of RAM. Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 comes with an octa-core MediaTek processor whereas Moto G runs on a quad-core Snapdragon processor. There is no microSD card slot in Moto G but Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 comes with a 32GB microSD card slot.

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 has an 8 megapixels primary camera and a 5 megapixels secondary camera, whereas Moto G works with a 5 megapixels primary camera and a 1.3 megapixels secondary camera. Moto G has a non-removable battery backup whereas Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 comes with a removable battery wherein, the former has a strength of 2070mAh and the latter a strength of 2000mAh. Even though the difference in the battery backup is not much, the difference in the amount of talk time provided is huge with up to 24 hours for Moto G and up to 7 hours for Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290.

Other Features

August 14, 2014: Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 is another Canvas model that offers an octa-core processor at an economical price of Rs.10,200. The gadget has some impressive specs in the form of an 8 megapixels primary camera and a 5 megapixels secondary camera. The gadget runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2 software platform and is powered by a 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery. The gadget would be up against the likes of Motorola Moto G and Xiaomi Mi3. The highlights of the device are as follows:

          *          4.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

          *          1GB RAM

          *         8GB internal memory + 32GB microSD card slot

          *         8 megapixels primary camera + 5 megapixels secondary camera

          *         Android KitKat 4.4.2 operating system

          *         2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery

          *         1.4GHz octa-core processor

          *         Dual SIM

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold - User Reviews

3.8
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everything is good about this phone the camera is awesome i really ...
by HARSHIT on 2017-09-15

everything is good about this phone the camera is awesome i really liked it but it faces some charging issue after u use for 1 or 2 months.....and the micromax service is even worst i gave my phone to

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I got a problem with this mobile... ...
by sujit on 2017-09-01

I got a problem with this mobile.... Its sim slot is not working... Wen I contacted the service center... They r saying that it's out of Warranty... Though I bought it in last October... M planning to

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Avoid Micromax products
by Chris C. on 2017-04-28

The phone is not starting up.. It powered up only once and now it's DEAD.. As an Indian brand, Micromax has a long way to go, before they reach Global standards of survival..

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5
Five Stars
by Pratik on 2017-06-16

Great phone.

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1
reached out customer service but very poor
by Amazon Customer on 2017-03-20

Didn't worked well from the begging, reached out customer service but very poor response

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5
Five Stars
by Amazon Customer on 2017-08-29

Good

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Five Stars
by Shopper on 2017-11-07

good

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battery bad.. it will give five and fiften minutes ...
by dinesh on 2017-08-13

battery bad .. it will give five and fiften minutes hours only

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One Star
by Ajmal Muhammad P on 2015-03-19

This was not working. I return the product.

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5
Five Stars
by Mayank chauhan on 2017-10-30

I want to sell this

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Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold - Price History

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 White & Gold Specifications

General Features
  • Announced 2014, August
  • Brand Micromax
  • Handset Color White & Gold
  • Model Name Canvas Knight Cameo
  • Network Type GSM
Display
  • Display Size 4.7 Inches
  • Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display Features IPS Display
  • Horizontal Pixel 1280
  • Vertical Pixel 720
Camera
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
  • Front Camera 5 MP
  • Flash Yes, LED Flash
  • Video Yes
  • Camera Features Auto Focus
Memory
  • Internal Memory 8 GB
  • Extendable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 32 GB
  • RAM 1 GB
  • ROM 8GB
Platform
  • Operating System Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor 1.4 GHz Octa-Core
  • GPU no
  • Chipset Mediatek
  • User Interface standard android user interface
  • Operating Frequency GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
  • Java Yes Via Java Midp Emulator
  • Browser Android, Opera Mini
Data & Internet
  • 3G Yes, HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • EDGE Yes
  • GPRS Yes
  • Wi-Fi Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes, v4.0
  • NFC No
Connectivity
  • GPS Yes
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging Yes
Multimedia
  • Music Player Yes, AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, WAV
  • Video Player Yes, 3GP, AVI, MP4
  • Radio Yes
  • Games Yes
Sound
  • Alert Types Yes
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
Battery
  • Battery Type Li-ion
  • Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
  • Talk Time Up to 7 hrs
  • Max Stand-by Time Up to 180 hrs
Body
  • Form Factor Bar
  • Dimensions 4.7 Inches
  • Weight 340 g
  • Input Method Touchscreen
Other Features
  • SIM Size Micro SIM and Nano SIM
  • SIM Option Dual SIM
  • Sensors Gravity Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity
  • Business Features Email
  • Important Apps Cube 26, Bookmyshow, Clean Master, Games Club, Get It, Hike, M! Games, M! Insurance, M! Live, M! Pick, M! Security, MAd, Saavn, Spuul, Thrill, Yatra, Zapr, Jelly Jumper Smash It, Where is the Water, Smart Gesture (Pinch In, Pinch Out, Double Finger Swipe
  • In The Box 1Each of Transceiver,Charger,Battery Handsfree,USB Cable ,User Guide, Warranty Card, Screen Guard,Sim Tray Gear
  • Additional Features Micro USB (5-pin), Swiftkey, True Caller, Games, Video Special Feature: Look Away to Pause
  • Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
  • Sales Package handset,usb cable,charger,user guide,warranty card,battery,handsfree

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