Karbonn Titanium S5 Vs Micromax Canvas HD

By Sanjay on March 19, 2013

The choice in Indian quad-core smartphones market is heating up. Almost every week some manufacturer is launching their quad-core handset in India. The latest to join is Karbonn Titanium S5. Karbonn had launched the first budget smartphone in the country with quad-core processor called Titanium S1 for Rs 10,990. But till now Micromax Canvas HD has taken all the spot light. Lets have a look at the features and specifications of Karbonn Titanium S5 and Micromax Canvas HD A116 and see which makes a better buy.

Micromax Canvas HD vs Karbonn Titanium S5Display: Micromax Canvas HD sport 5-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels while Karbonn Titanium S5 is equipped with 5-inches QHD Multi touch capacitive screen with 960 x 540 pixels resolution.

Processor: Both Micromax A116 Canvas HD and Karbonn Titanium S5 are equipped with a quad core 1.2GHz processors. CAnvas HD has MediaTek MT6589 while Titanium S5 is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

Operating System: Both the handsets are based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and therefore, they will come with default features including Project Butter, improved notifications and more.

Storage and RAM: In terms of storage both the handsets have 4GB ROM. Canvas HD has 1.77 GB of internal storage. Both have 1 GB RAM along with micro SD card slots up to 32 GB.

Dimensions: Karbonn Titanium S5 boasts a dimension of 72.4 x 143.4 x 8.95 mm while the dimensions of the Micromax Canvas HD is144 x 74 x 10.7 mm.

Camera: Micromax A116 Canvas HD  handsets sports an 8MP rear camera with a 2 MP front camera while Karbonn Titanium S5 is also fitted with 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera.

Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, both the handsets come with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G and micro USB 2.0.

Battery: A116 Canvas HD is powered by 2000 mAh battery with 5 hrs of talk time while the battery capacity in Karbonn Titanium S5 is also 2000 mAh  but the talk time is not known yet.

Dual-SIM: Both the handsets are Dual-SIM capable.

Price: A116 Canvas HD is priced at Rs 13,990 whereas Titanium S5 is priced at Rs 11,990.


Though both are Jelly Bean handsets with similar features, Micromax has better resolution. Rest of the features are identical. So going by the price, one should opt for Karbonn Titanium S5.

Phone Micromax A116 Canvas HD Karbonn Titanium S5
Price INR 13,990 INR 11,990
Display 5-inch IPS display 5-inches QHD Multi touch display
Resolution 1280×720 pixels 960 x 540 pixels
Processor 1.2GHz MediaTek MT6589 quad-core processor 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
Internal Storage 4 GB ROM, 1.77 GB internal storage 4 GB ROM
Cameras 8 MP rear/ 2 MP front 8 MP rear/ 2 MP front
Battery 2000 mAh with 5 hrs of talk time 2000 mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack  Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack
Expandable Storage up to 32 GB up to 32 GB
Dimensions 144 x 74 x 10.7 mm 143.4 x 72.4 x 8.95 mm
Dual-SIM Yes Yes
Android OS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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