Micromax has announced its latest budget smartphone recently and the registrations of its smartphone, the Canvas Spark 3 starts today exclusively on Snapdeal. The Micromax Canvas Spark 3 is priced at INR 4,999 and it will go on flash sale on April 7 at 12 noon. The smartphone is aimed to overtake the existing affordable handsets under Rs. 5K.

Canvas Spark 3 (9)

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Pros

  • Impressive design
  • Good Display
  • Good quality loudspeaker
  • Good rear camera
  • Dual SIM 3G

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Cons

  • Average performance
  • One handed usage is difficult
  • 2500 mAh non-removable battery
  • No 4G

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Specifications

Key SpecsMicromax Canvas Spark 3
Display5.5 inches
Screen ResolutionHD (1280 x 720)
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad-Core
Chipset-
Memory1 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 8 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 32 GB via microSD
Primary Camera8 MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
NFCNo
4G readyNo
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight-
Price INR 4,999

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Unboxing and Review [Video]

Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- The Micromax Canvas Spark 3 comes with a 5.5 inch display which makes it bigger and micromax has managed to keep the design handy somehow. It has cot curves all around it, be ith the back or the edges. It has a thin form factor with a rubberized back cover which makes it better to grip in one hand. The sides feel solid but they are made out of plastic are given a metallic finish. The overall feel of the phone is good looking at the price it comes for.

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Photo Gallery

Question- Does the Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has dual SIM Slots.

SIM

Question- Does the Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, it does have a microSD card slot, it supports up to 64 GB of external memory.

Question- Does Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- No, Spark 3 comes without any display protection.

Question- How is the Display of the Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- Spark 3 comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display panel with 720p resolution. In terms of colour production and visibility, the screen looks decent but the viewing angles are not that great. It is decent for outdoors but not under bright sunlight.

Canvas Spark 3 display

Question- Does Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, the phone does support Adaptive Brightness.

Canvas Spark 3 Adaptive brightness

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- No, there are no capacitive navigation buttons on the body, they are on the display.

Canvas Spark 3 (6)

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- The phone runs on Micromax Canvas’s own Custom UI, on top of Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Question- Is there any Fingerprint Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- No, there is no fingerprint sensor on this phone.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- No, it does not support fast charging.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 8 GB you will get around 4.4 GB of storage.

Canvas Spark 3 available storage

Question- Can Apps be moved to SD card on Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- Yes you can move or install apps on miocroSD.

Canvas Spark 3 move apps

Question- Does it have any Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed?

Answer- Yes, Canvas Spark has some bloatware apps and widgets.

Canvas Spark 3 bloatware

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- On the first boot, you have 450 MB of RAM available out of the 1 GB RAM that the phone has.

Canvas Spark 3 free ram

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, the LED notification light is at the top bezel.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- No, it does not support USB OTG.

Question- Does Micromax Canvas Spark 3 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, Spark 3 offers some pre-installed themes.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- The loudspeaker was fairly loud if compared to the other smartphone in the same price segment.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality on 3G was good, it was clearly audible at both the ends.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of the Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- It comes with an 8 MP primary and 5 MP secondary camera. Both the cameras click decent pictures in daylight, in fact some of the shots from rear camera looked good. The front camera is not good for low light selfies but it will manage to capture decent selfies in bright lights. It has some stabilization issues but that is something we can ignore at this price point.

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- Yes, you can play Full HD 1080p videos on the phone but the display will be restricted only up to HD.

Question- Can Micromax Canvas Spark 3 record slow motion videos?

Answer- No, it cannot record slow motion videos.

Question- How is the Battery Backup on Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- It is too soon to tell about the battery backup of the device. We will definitely cover more about this in the full review.

Question- What Color Variants Available for Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- The Spark 3 will be available only in Black and Champagne Gold variants.

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- No, we cannot change the display colour temperature on this device.

Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- Yes, there are in-built power saving modes in the device.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- There is accelerometer, proximity, and ambient light sensors.

Canvas Spark 3 sensors

Question- What is the Weight of Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- The phone weighs a mere 134 grams.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Micromax Canvas Spark 3?

Answer- The SAR values are 0.32W/kg@ 1 gm (Head) and 0.11W/kg@ 1 gm (Body).

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support tap wake up commands.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not notice any heating problems on this device while testing it.

Question- Does it have support for VoLTE?

Answer- No, it doesn’t have any support for 4G as well as VoLTE.

Question- Can Micromax Canvas Spark 3 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth Headset to listen to music or to answer calls.

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- The gaming performance of the Spark 3 can be expected to be just below average. It boasts of low end hardware for intense gaming. We will do the complete gaming review next week; do check our website on Monday.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, the phone has mobile hotspot Internet sharing.

Conclusion

At INR 4,999, Canvas Spark 3 is a good deal for those who love big displays and use their phones for watching movies or videos on the go. Canvas Spark 3 offers a good display for its price and it is rare to find in this segment. As far as the performance is concerned, it may not be the best, but it’s still good for basic tasks on daily basis. It has a 2500 mAh battery which may sound small, but you get a good looking design and a fair built in return.