Earlier this week, a Micromax smartphone called Micromax A190 got leaked tipping that it will be the first hexa-core device from the stable of the leading indigenous vendor. Following the same, the handset dubbed Micromax Canvas HD Plus A190 has been listed on online retailer Infibeam for a price tag of Rs 13,500. If you are searching for a mid-range smartphone, here we come with a quick review of this device.
Camera and Internal Storage
At the back of the device is an 8 MP camera with auto focus and LED flash for enhanced low light performance. The camera is complemented by a 2 MP front snapper that facilitates in making video calls and self portrait shots. For the pricing of the handset, these camera features are pretty much average and Micromax could have brought in some advancements.
The internal storage of the Canvas HD Plus A190 stands at 8 GB that is certainly acceptable considering the price range of the device. However, this storage capacity can be expanded further with the help of a micro SD card.
Processor and Battery
The handset comes with a 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6591 processor and it teams up with 1 GB of RAM that will handle moderate levels of multi-tasking. The incorporation of this chipset makes Canvas HD Plus A190 the first ever hexa-core smartphone from Micromax.
A 2,000 mAh battery is present inside the smartphone which will stand for 120 hours of standby time and 7 hours of Talk time which is not much. Micromax should have provided with a bigger battery in its Hexa core device.
Display and Features
The display unit is a 5 inch one which has a HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Being an average one, the display appears to arrive with Corning Gorilla Glass protection that will prevent the screen from getting scratched due to everyday usage.
The device runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS and comes packed with standard connectivity options such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and dual SIM functionality.
|Model||Micromax Canvas HD Plus A190|
|Display||5 inch, HD|
|Processor||1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6591 Hexa Core|
|Internal Storage||8 GB, Expandable|
|OS||Android 4.4.2 KitKat|
|Camera||8 MP/ 2 MP|
What we Like
- Capable hexa-core processor
- 8 GB internal storage
What we Dislike
- Average Battery Capacity
Price and Conclusion
The Micromax Canvas HD Plus A190 looks like an impressive device at Rs 13,500. It is packed with a powerful chipset, good camera set, acceptable internal storage space and Android 4.4 KitKat at this price bracket. As the battery life is an important factor of a smartphone’s performance, we do not have an idea on the life it can deliver. Moreover, Asus has launched its Zenfone lineup and the 5 inch offering is priced lesser at Rs 9,999 to make the competition fiercer for Micromax.