Difference between Micromax A116 and Karbonn Titanium S5

Key difference: 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. The Karbonn Titanium S5 sports a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor and 1 GB of RAM.

Technology is a dynamic sector that often changes when new technology replaces the old outdated technology. This is most commonly seen in smartphones and tablets. Smartphones have taken over the world! It has become a trend, a necessity and a way of life. They have made it easier to do everything on the go, from e-mailing, video conferencing, to writing up a report or a project. There isn’t anything you cannot do these days with a smartphone.

Hence, it is understandable that people constantly keep changing and upgrading their smartphones. Specially in order to keep up with new technologies and the companies see great opportunities in this. They are constantly releasing new smartphones to keep up with the latest demands and are always trying to outdo the competition. Micromax and Karbonn are two such companies based in the Indian market. Currently their latest products are competing for market share. These are the Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Karbonn Titanium S5.

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.

In response to A116 Canvas HD, Karbonn, one of Micromax’s biggest rivals has released its own quad-core phone: the Titanium S5. This is the company’s successor to the Titanium S1. The Karbonn Titanium S5 sports a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor and 1 GB of RAM. It is a Dual-SIM phone that comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It also has an internal memory of 4 GB. 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 Micromax website, Karbonn website, flipkart.com, snapdeal.com, and fonearena.com. 

 

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Karbonn Titanium S5

Launch Date

February 2013

March 2013

Company

Micromax

Karbonn

Size

144 x 74 x 10.7 mm

66 x 134.6 x 9.25 mm

Display

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

IPS qHD multi-touch capacitive touch display, TFT, 16M colors

Screen

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

540 x 960 pixels, 5.0 inches

Protection

Yes

-

Weight

156 g

-

2G Network

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

HSDPA 2100

HSDPA 2100

4G Network

No

No

GUI

Custom UI

Custom UI

CPU speed

Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

Qualcomm Snap Dragon Quad Core Processor with Speed 1.2 GHz

GPU

PowerVR SGX544

TBA

OS

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

Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

MTK MT6589

Qualcomm Snapdragon

RAM

1 GB RAM

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Internal Memory

4 GB (1.77 GB user available)

4 GB

Expandable Memory

microSD, up to 32 GB

microSD, up to 32 GB

Sensors

Proximity sensor, Motion sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor

Proximity Sensor, Acceleration Sensor, Light Sensor

Connectivity

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

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

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800

HSPA 2100 MHz

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

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800/1900

HSPA 2100 MHz

 

WLAN

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

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

Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0 with A2DP

Yes, with A2DP

USB

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

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

8.0 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Auto Focus Camera with powerful flash light

Secondary Camera

Yes, 2 MP

Yes, 2 MP

Video

Yes, [email protected]

Yes

Camera Features

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection

Auto Focus

Sound Enhancement

No

No

Audio supported formats

MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV player

MP3 MIDI WAV AMR AAC AAC+

Video supported formats

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

H.263 H.264 AVI 3GP MP4

Battery Capacity

Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

2000 mAh battery

Available Colors

Black, White

White, Deep Blue

Messaging

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

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

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

FM radio

FM radio

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support

Yes, with A-GPS support

Java

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

No

Additional Features

  • 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
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Voice recorder
  • CLID with Photo
  • Karbonn Apps Plaza

Image Courtesy: fonearena.com, techdiscussion.in

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