Micromax Canvas Nitro Questions Answers FAQ – Doubts Cleared

Micromax today launched Micromax Canvas Nitro (Full Review) with octa core chipset, Android KitKat, 13 MP camera, 2500 mAh battery and some new software features all for a price of 12,990 INR. Micromax believes that its and extreme value for money device which will democratize technology. If you plan on buying the handset, here are some questions and their answers you might be looking for.


Micromax Canvas Nitro Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1080 HD resolution
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592
  • RAM: 2 Gb with 1 Gb approx. available to be used by apps.
  • Software Version: Android 4.4.2 (Kit Kat) OS
  • Camera: 13 MP AF camera.
  • Secondary Camera: 5 MP front-facing camera FF [Fixed Focus]
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB with 5.68 Gb user available
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 32GB
  • Battery: 2500 mAh battery Lithium Ion
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Others: OTG Support – No, Dual SIM – Yes (Both MicroSIM), LED Indicator – Yes
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity

Question – Does Micromax Canvas Nitro has Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer- No, Canvas Nitro doesn’t have Gorilla Glass Protection. Handset comes with a Screen guard out of the box and a spare one is bundled in the box as well

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer- Box contains micro USB cable, Headphones, 2 Screen Guard, 1 Ampere wall charger, SIM adapters, Warranty card and Battery. The headphones give clear audio but there is no button for volume control. Bass levels are not too great.

Question – Does Micromax Canvas Nitro has heating issues due to the presence of Octa Core MT6592?

Answer – No, we didn’t observe any unconventional heating. There was some heating while playing games, but nothing drastic.

Question –What size SIM card is supported? Do both SIM support 3G?

Answer – Canvas Nitro accepts 2 Micro SIM cards and both SIM slot supports 3G. 3G Video calling option is not there.

Question – How is the call quality?

Answer – We didn’t face any issue regarding signal reception or call quality. You can record all calls you make or receive.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes, It does have LED notification light on the bottom edge

Question – How much is Free Storage?

Answer – Out of 8 GB about 5.68 GB is available at user end. You can also use up to 32 GB MicroSD card as well.

Question – Can Apps be transferred to SD Card?

Answers – No, you will have to remain content with little more than 6 GB of internal storage for Apps. Media and other content can be stored on SD card. There is option for checking default write disk as SD card, but that only allows you to transfer app data to SD card. You cannot move Apps to SD card.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, Micromax Canvas Nitro does not supports USB OTG

Question – How is the Display of Canvas Nitro?

Answer – The 5 point Multi Touch IPS LCD display from has 720p HD display and everything looks sharp and clear. Colors are good. The touch is also smooth and responsive. Overall a good display at its price point.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

Answer – The phone has a nice leather finish back cover, which gives a nice grip. There are three backlit capacitive buttons lined below the display. Overall, we feel Moto G still leads in Build and Design, but Canvas Nitro is also has decent looks and feel.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer – Camera quality is decent. It has a decent 13 MP shooter at the back. Watch the camera review for more.

Micromax Canvas Nitro Camera Review, Photo and Video Samples, Low Light and Performance Overview[Video]

Question – How much Did Canvas Nitro score on Antutu and Nenamarks 2?

Answer – Antutu Score is 19,655. Most High end games work without any lag, but due to limited storage you can’t keep many of them on board. Nenamark score was 60.4 Fps.


Question – How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer – Micromax Canvas Nitro has average gaming performance. MC4 and some other high end games didn’t run on the device. Several other high end games like Blood and Gorry and Front line commando worked without any issues.

Micromax Canvas Nitro Hardware Benchmark and Gaming Review, Video Lag and Performance Tested [Video]

Question – How many sensors does Canvas Nitro have?

Answer – You can see all Sensors listed in the image below. It has Accelerometer, light and Proximity sensor.


Question – How much RAM is available on first boot?

Answer – Around 1 GB MB RAM is free on first boot.

Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking was instantaneous. GPS Navigation works good indoors and outdoors. Navigation also works well, but there is no Magnetic sensor

Question – How Loud is Loudspeaker on Canvas Nitro?

Answer – Loudspeaker is good. Loudness doesn’t reduce drastically when the phone is resting on its back. Loudspeaker is good but not as loud as dual frontal speaker on new Moto G.

Question – Can Micromax Canvas Nitro play Full HD 1080p Videos?

Answer – Yes, it can smoothly play full HD and HD videos.

Question – Can Canvas Nitro be connected to Bluetooth headsets?

Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset

Question – Is WiFi Display supported?

Answer – Yes, WiFi Display is supported

Questions – How is the Battery backup?

Answer – Battery back up is one day or lesser. With Continuous moderate usage, it will last for around 4.5 hours. The verdict is after out initial tests. We have been using Canvas Nitro for a couple of days now, we will comment more on the battery backup after we have spend some more time with the device.

Micromax Canvas Nitro User Interface, Tips, Tricks and Hidden Features Overview [Video]


Micromax Canvas Nitro is a value for money Canvas series device and Micromax has been aggressive with the pricing. The handset will receive tough competition with refreshed Moto G selling at the same price. You can read more about Canvas Nitro in our Micromax Canvas Nitro full Review. If you have more questions, let us know in the comment section below.

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