Difference between Micromax A116 and XOLO X1000

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 XOLO x1000 is an Intel-based smartphone running on a single-core Intel Atom Processor Z2480.

Technology is a dynamic sector that often changes when new technology replaces the old outdated technology.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.

XOLO, a subsidy of Lava has released a smartphone in response to the Micromax A116 Canvas HD. The XOLO x1000 is an Intel-based smartphone running on a single-core Intel Atom Processor Z2480. It has a processing speed of 2 GHz due to its hyper threading capabilities, as well as a 1 GB RAM. It is a single-SIM phone with 8 GB of internal memory. It comes with Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which is a bit outdated, but the company has promised an update by the end of 2013. The phone also features a 4.7 inch Sharp TFT LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The phone hosts an 8 MP primary camera with burst mode, and a 1.3 MP secondary camera.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from the Micromax website, XOLO website, fonearena.com and thinkdigit.com.

 

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

XOLO X1000

Launch Date

February 2013

March 2013

Company

Micromax

XOLO, subsidy of Lava

Size

144 x 74 x 10.7 mm

133.9 x 67.6 x 9.1 mm

Display

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Sharp TFT transmissive LCD

Screen

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

720 x 1280 pixels Display, 4.7 inches, (~314 ppi pixel density)

Protection

Yes

-

Weight

156 g

140 grams

2G Network

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

GSM 850/900/1800/1900

3G Network

HSDPA 2100

UMTS/HSPA: 850/900/1900/2100

4G Network

No

No

GUI

Custom UI

Custom UI

CPU speed

Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

Single-core 2 GHz Intel Atom with Hyper Threading

GPU

PowerVR SGX544

PowerVR SGX540

OS

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

Android v4.0.4 (ICS)

Chipset

MTK MT6589

Intel Atom Processor Z2480

RAM

1 GB RAM

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Mini-SIM

Internal Memory

4 GB (1.77 GB user available)

8 GB

Expandable Memory

microSD, up to 32 GB

microSD, up to 32 GB

Sensors

Proximity sensor, Motion sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity 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, HSPA, HSPA+, GPS

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 850/900/1800/1900

UMTS/HSPA: 850/900/1900/2100

HSPA+ (DL-21Mbps, UL-5.7Mbps)

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, v2.1 + EDR

USB

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

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

8 MP camera with Burst Mode, single LED

Secondary Camera

Yes, 2 MP

Yes, 1.3 MP

Video

Yes, [email protected]

Yes, Full HD Video Recording @1080p

Camera Features

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection

BSI sensors, autofocus, touch focus, Auto, Sports, Potrait, Landscape, Night, Night Potrait, and Fireworks Modes, Burst Mode: 10 Burst @15 fps

Sound Enhancement

No

2 Digital Microphones, Ambient Noise Cancellation

Audio supported formats

MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV player

MP3, MIDI, WAV, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+

Video supported formats

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

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, Divx

Battery Capacity

Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

1900 mAh battery

Available Colors

Black, White

Black

Messaging

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

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

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

FM radio

No

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
  • BSI sensors ensure crisp pictures in low-light conditions
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Voice Recording
  •  Android Video Player

Image Courtesy: fonearena.com, gadgets.ndtv.com

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