Difference between LG Optimus L7 II Dual and Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Key difference: The LG Optimus L7 II Dual is a mid-segment phone from LG. The phone is a dual SIM phone. The device features a 4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It runs on Android v 4.1.2 (JellyBean), which is backed by 1.0 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor and 768 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.

LG Electronics is a business segment of LG Corporation. LG Corporation is the fourth-largest conglomerate in South Korea. It is known for its various products, such as home appliances, TV and Home Entertainment products, computer products, etc. One of these product segments includes mobile phones, namely the LG Optimus series. Some of the newer phones under this brand include LG Optimus G, LG Optimus L5, LG Optimus L7, etc. LG also recently announced the LG Optimus L7 II Dual.

The LG Optimus L7 II Dual is a mid-segment phone from LG. The phone is a dual SIM phone. The device features a 4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It runs on Android v 4.1.2 (JellyBean), which is backed by 1.0 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor and 768 MB of RAM. The phone also has Adreno 203 for graphics support. The phone comes with a 2460 mAh Li-Ion battery.

The phone features an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, as well as a secondary VGA camera for video calling and self shots. The primary camera can record videos at 720p resolution with 30fps frame rate, which is quite a decent video resolution. The phone also supports various camera features such as geo-tagging, zoom, Normal shot, Panorama, Continuous shot, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night, Sunset, etc.

Some of the unique features on the phone are the Quick Switch Dual SIM Hot Key, which is a dedicated hot key allowing the user to switch between SIM 1 and SIM 2 with the push of a button. The phone also has a Real-Time Quicktranslator, which allows the user to scan a sign, a menu or anything else and translate it into another language. The feature recognizes 44 languages and translates into 64 languages. The LG Optimus L7 II Dual also has Cross-Tasking QSlide feature, which allows the user to simultaneously run two functions on transparent layer on the phone. The device also has an exterior Quick Button that provides quick access to the user’s favorite features and apps.

Micromax is an Indian Mobile Company. 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, in order to cater to this low cost demand, Micromax released the Canvas A116 HD, a quad-core HD smartphone in a mid-range category.

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 LG website, the Micromax website and GSMArena.com.

 

LG Optimus L7 II Dual

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Launch Date

March 2013

February 2013

Company

LG

Micromax

Size

122.2 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm

144 x 74 x 10.7 mm

Display

4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen

WVGA 480 x 800 pixels (~217 ppi pixel density); 16M colors

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

Protection

-

Yes

Weight

127g

156 g

2G Network

GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

UMTS 900/1900/2100 MHz

HSDPA 2100

4G Network

No

No

GUI

Custom UI

Custom UI

CPU speed

MSM8225 1.0 GHz Dual-Core

Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

GPU

Adreno 203

PowerVR SGX544

OS

Android v4.1.2 JellyBean

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

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon

MTK MT6589

RAM

768MB RAM

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Dual SIM

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Internal Memory

4GB

4 GB (1.77 GB user available)

Expandable Memory

microSD, up to 32GB

microSD, up to 32 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Proximity sensor, Motion sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor

Connectivity

Class 12 GPRS, Class 12 EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0, USB V2.0 HS, 3G

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

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

HSDPA 7.2Mbps (HSUPA 5.6Mbps)

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

Bluetooth v3.0

Yes, v4.0 with A2DP

USB

USB V2.0 HS

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

8 MP

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

Secondary Camera

VGA

2 MP

Video

720 x 480 @ 30fps

[email protected]

Camera Features

Zoom, Normal, Panorama, Continuous shot, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night, Sunset, Geo-Tagging, ISO

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection

Sound Enhancement

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

No

Audio supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC, AMR-NB, WMA

MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV player

Video supported formats

MPEG-4 / H.263 /H.264 / DivX

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

Battery Capacity

Li-Ion 2460 mAh

Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

Available Colors

Black, White

Black, White

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, G'Talk, Email

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

Browser

HTML

HTML5

Radio

FM radio

FM radio

GPS

GPS, A-GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support

Java

Java via Java MIDP emulator

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • Exclusive Editable Menu Categorization and Live wallpaper
  • Real-Time Quicktranslator
  • Cross-Tasking QSlide
  • YouTube / Gmail / Google Talk / Google Map / Play Store / Google Search
  • Advanced Quickmemo
  • SNS integration
  • Document editor
  • Organizer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • 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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