Difference between Intex Aqua Wonder 2 and Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Key difference: The Intex Aqua Wonder 2 is a successor to one of the company’s previous phones named Intex Aqua Wonder. The Aqua Wonder 2 features the MediaTek’s MT6589 chipset, which is a Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Processor and a 512 MB of RAM.The Micromax A116 Canvas HD is the successor to the really popular Micromax A110 Canvas 2 and is better than its predecessor in every way. It features a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It runs on a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and 1 GB of RAM, making is faster than its predecessor and most mid-market smartphones at the time.

Intex is an Indian Mobile, IT and Consumer Electronics Company. It was launched in 1996 and in addition to mobile phones, has a whole range of IT accessories, consumer electronics, security software, and retail and enterprise solutions.

As a mobile phone manufacturer in India, their phones have to be positioned as such in the local market. The India market is very price sensitive. Hence, Intex would have to provide better and faster products than its competitors but at a cheaper price. The Intex Aqua Wonder 2 is one such attempt by the company.

The Intex Aqua Wonder 2 is a successor to one of the company’s previous phones named Intex Aqua Wonder. As such, the Aqua Wonder 2 is essentially the same phone as the Aqua Wonder. It does however differ in the fact that the Aqua Wonder 2 features the MediaTek’s MT6589 chipset, which is a Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Processor, whereas predecessor featured the MTK6577 1 GHz Dual Core.

The phone also features a 4.5 inch qHD-IPS Capacitive Touch Screen with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The Quad-Core processor is complemented with a 512 MB of RAM. The phone runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The phone has 2 GB of internal memory but has an eternal memory expandable up to 32 GB. The phone also features an 8 MP primary camera with auto focus and flash light, in addition to a 1.3 MP secondary front-facing camera.

Like Intex, Micromax is another India-based mobile phone company. Micromax currently has the biggest market share among the Indian companies. Hence, Micromax is the company to beat for Intex.

The Micromax A116 Canvas HD is the successor to the really popular Micromax A110 Canvas 2 and is better than its predecessor in every way. It features a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It runs on a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and 1 GB of RAM, making is faster than its predecessor and most mid-market smartphones at the time. It comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), and has a planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean). Like its predecessor, it is also a Dual-SIM phone and has an internal memory of 4 GB, of which 1.77 GB is available to the user. The phone has an 8 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from the Intex website, the Micromax website, fonearena.com, igyaan.in, themobileindian.com, ibtimes.co.in and tech2.in.com.

 

Intex Aqua Wonder 2

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Launch Date

April 2013

February 2013

Company

Intex

Micromax

Size

133.2 mm x 67.9 mm x 8.9 mm

144 x 74 x 10.7 mm

Display

qHD-IPS Capacitive Touch Screen, 16M colors

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen

960 x 540 pixels: 4.5 inches (~245 ppi pixel density)

720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)

Protection

-

Yes

Weight

125g

156 g

2G Network

GSM: 900/1800, WCDMA: 2100 MHz

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

HSDPA/HSUPA, 3G Video call Support through SIM

HSDPA 2100

4G Network

No

No

GUI

Custom UI

Custom UI

CPU speed

Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Processor

Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

GPU

-

PowerVR SGX544

OS

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

Mediatek MT6589

MTK MT6589

RAM

512 MB

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Dual SIM: Micro-SIM

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Internal Memory

2 GB

4 GB (1.77 GB user available)

Expandable Memory

Yes, up to 32 GB

microSD, up to 32 GB

Sensors

Environment Light Sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity Sensor, G sensor

Proximity sensor, Motion sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor

Connectivity

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS

3G , Bluetooth 4.0 , Wi-Fi , USB 2.0, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, HSPA, HSPA+, GPS

Data

HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, WAP, GPS, AGPS

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

-

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800

HSPA 2100 MHz

HSPA+ (DL-21Mbps, UL-11Mbps) depends upon network

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth

Yes

Yes, v4.0 with A2DP

USB

Yes

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

8 MP Rear Auto Focus with Flash light

8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash

Secondary Camera

1.3 MP

Yes, 2 MP

Video

-

Yes, [email protected]

Camera Features

Auto Focus, Flash

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection

Sound Enhancement

Dual MIC noise reduction

No

Audio supported formats

mp3, wav, mid, 3gpp, mp4, amr

MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV player

Video supported formats

3GPP, 3GP, MP4, AVI, MKV, VOB

MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player

Battery Capacity

1800 mAh Li-Ion

Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

Available Colors

Black

Black, White

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

Yes

FM radio

GPS

Yes with Assisted GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support

Java

No

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • SNS integration
  • Document viewer
  • Video/photo editor
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Pre Loaded Apps: Whatsapp, Documents to Go, Headlines Today, Aaj Tak, Google Maps, Facebook, Nimbuzz, Google+, YouTube and Skype
  • Pre Loaded Games: Fruit Ninja, Moto Racing, Temple Run, Alpine Boarder, Angry Bird and many more Games available on Google Play Store
  • Intex Zone (pre-loaded with many features)
  • Flip mute, Screen Face unlock, Dual MIC noise reduction
  • Advanced Auto Call Record
  • Mobile Tracker
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Hookup , M! Zone+ , M! Store , Mi Live

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