Micromax canvas 5
Micromax recently launched its new flagship in canvas series, the Micromax canvas 5. It is a 5.2 inch device with full HD resolution and is powered by Mediatek MT6753 an octa core processor paired with 3GB of ram. Micromax canvas 5 is priced at 11999 INR which is very competitive. At this price point there are many good smartphones like the xiaomi mi4i, moto g 3rd gen, Samsung galaxy j5, Lenovo k3 note and many more smartphones. So does the newly launched canvas 5 better deal over the existing smartphones in this price point or not?? Let’s find out.
Micromax canvas 5 specs
|Micromax canvas 5||specifications|
|Android||Android version 5.1.1 Lollipop upgradable to 6.0.|
|Form factor||148 x 73.6 x 8.3 mm.143g.|
|Screen||5.2 inch FULL HD IPS display covered with gorilla glass 3.|
|Processor||octa core Mediatek MT6753 clocked at 1.3 GHz.Mali-T720 MP3 GPU.|
|Ram||3 GB DDR3.|
|Camera||13 MP camera with Flash Support, auto focus, Beauty Face, Blue Optical Filter,Touch Focus, Macro, Burst, Panorama.Video 1080p@30fps.Secondary 5MP.|
|Storage||16 GB internal with 64GB sd card support.|
|Battery||Li-Ion 2900mAh non user removable.|
|Connectivity||4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.|
|Others||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.|
Pros of Micromax canvas 5
- Good full HD display with great viewing angles and colours.
- Good processor along with Mali-T720 MP3 GPU.
- 3GB ram for fluid multitasking.
- Good camera, clicks good pics and can record video in FULL HD.
- 5MP selfie camera.
- 16 GB internal expandable upto 64 GB.
- Overall good build quality.
- 4G LTE support.
- Dual sim support.
- All essential connectivity options.
- All essential sensors.
Cons of Micromax canvas 5
- Battery life is not great.
- It is not water-resistant like moto g.
- No fast charging support.
- No usb type-c.
- Lacks NFC support.
Final verdict, should you buy Micromax canvas 5.
The canvas 5 from Micromax is definitely a great device. It performs very well because it features an octa core processor along with 3GB ram and Mali-T720 MP3 GPU. You will be able to play all the latest games. The camera quality is decent thanks to Micromax for using a Samsung camera sensor, the selfie camera is also good and will not let you down. The build quality is good and the screen is protected by corning gorilla glass 3. The screen is sharp thanks to its full HD resolution and IPS panel. Micromax canvas 5 comes with all the connectivity features and sensors. Overall it’s a great device at around 12K INR. If you are looking for the bang for buck device around 12000 INR, then the Micromax canvas 5 is a decent choice