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.

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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.

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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.

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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]


Conclusion

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.

Micromax Canvas Nitro Unboxing, Full Review, Camera, Gaming, Benchmarks, Battery and Overview [Video]


77 COMMENTS


  1. Please give a complete comparative review of micromax canvas nitro and xolo play 8x-1100. Please clarify regarding the heating issues of both the phones with excessive gaming, camara quality, build quality, display, battery type, Li-polymer or Li-ion, removable battery or non removable, battery backup with moderate use including gaming etc.


  2. Please give a complete comparative review of micromax canvas nitro and xolo play 8x-1100. Please clarify regarding the heating issues of both the phones with excessive gaming, camara quality, build quality, display, battery type, Li-polymer or Li-ion, removable battery or non removable, battery backup with moderate use including gaming etc.


    • hie how do I connect the phone on wifi. I have enabled the wifi and also the tethering and wifi hotspot. but the phone doesn’t catch my wifi reuter at home . other devices do. pls help


  3. hi deepak once again need help how can I add picture in contact No.because I tried but its showing enable to add photo edit


  4. I can’t share any media through BT in my new Micromax nitro. It shows unknown error. And I can’t receive any files too. Plz gt me a solution for it. TIA


  5. I am canvas nitro user please tell me how to uninstall pre loaded apps and also how to diable or stop quick look which is consuming my internet usage every time I connect to my internet???


      • Hai I am using Micromax nitro I can’t transfer apps to SD card after installed some application set will show memory full wat can I do


  6. My canvas nitro faces 2issues. Over heating when the camera has been open. And the battery drainage is very fast. Please tell me what can I do?.


  7. I am not able to use the 3G on second sim where 1st sim works on 3G,
    similarly i am not able to apply setting from the service provider as it
    asks for the pin and pin is not accepted by the handset. all possible
    pins are checked, still not taking the pin.


    • please try running it in safe mode for a few hours and check if it is still causing trouble. It could be a rouge app on your system.


  8. How to download songs in Micromax canvas nitro
    I m not able to download songs
    The songs are shown as downloading but they are not shown in music player after they are downloded


  9. hi,
    I am facing many problems in my canvas nitro
    1. phone gets off automatically between calls and in stand by mode.

    2. I am unable to make conference calls.

    3. Some of the shortcuts of notification are also not available.

    plz suggest.


  10. I am not able to download any song in my micromax nitro. Whenever I am trying to download any song from any site, it directly starts playing the song rather than downloading and saving it in the memory. Please help by which i can download a song and save it in the memory.


  11. Im Pranesh

    Im using micromax canvas nitro a311, my android OS is corrupted and i formated it, now i wanna get backup of my pictures and datas, is there any way to recover those datas


  12. Why can’t we change the default lock screen to sliding option so that we can see the home screen wall paper??


  13. I am unable to system update my phone a310. It says error occurred.it is a update of 4.4.032. Pls help me out its urgent.


  14. mera micromax canvas nitro A310 vicho contacts complete show nhi ho Rahe 450 contacts total c hun only 148 h show ho rhe ne .saluiton ds do koi


  15. Hi I am using a Micromax Nitro 4G, how can I change the sound profile. I need to put the phone on silent mode during meetings.


  16. I have one problem on my nitro 4g…that is…only one speaker is working ..another speaker is not working …whats the problem Reply me please


  17. Hi how to switch 3g services between sims witout actually changing sims… Only sim slot1 supports 3g and each time I need to swap sims physically… Worst phone i ever used till date.. I got nitro few days back and thinking of selling it for good…


  18. I have purchased a micromax canvas nitro a311 about 6 months. recently the set have a problem . contact numbers cannot saving either SIM or divice. I look into possible settings but in vain. when attempting to saving a number , it show that “re enable people application to use this feature. Please give me a solution.

    Jayaraj


  19. I have purchases a micromax canvas nitro a311 about 6 months. recently the set have problem . contact numbers cannot saving either SIM or divice. I look into possible settings but in vain. when attempting to saving a number , it show that “re enable people application to use this feature. Please give mde a solution.

    Jayaraj


  20. Does micromax canvas nitro support dual Sim activity? While talking on 1st Sim slot! 2nd Sim slot data is disconnected automatically! After speaking again the data is getting on… I can’t use both the Sim at the same time. Is there anyway?


  21. i m using micromax canvas A310 but i cant access mass storage when connected to my LED TV plz guide to how connect it with LED TV


  22. My nitro mobile don’t shows the time when I get the messages of others when they are send to me when am switched off the mobile or aeroplane mode. It shows only received time of messages what to do for this? Plz inform me


  23. heating and network speed problem with micromax canvas nitro a311,please help me with this big issue or i will lost my phone and yours as well.


  24. I am always getting 5 to 6 advertisement Notification in Micromax Nitro mobile 🙁
    I already block all type of application Notification but I am surprise Its Default by MicroMax please don’t purchase it
    You can’t stop this advertisement


  25. Please tell me how can I use my data pack when I am in roaming because last time when i am in roaming my account balance deducted 65 rs so please tell me how can I use data pack in roaming . is there any setting ?


  26. Hi, am using Micromax canvas nitro 4g am unable to put silent mode. Any one know how to set silent profile…??????


  27. after factory reset from recovery mode.
    my com. android. acore app or android core app is not working at all.
    as a result my dialer, contacts, play google, keyboard n further more apps are not working at all.

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