The mobile market in India is awash with different handsets that are largely exclusive to the country that often feature some worthy specifications for a reasonable asking price, and with that in mind we are today looking at the Micromax Canvas HD A116i vs. Gionee M2 as the specs are compared.
Micromax has long been one of the leading manufacturers of smartphones for consumers in India, while Gionee have been busy recently adding new hardware to its line up.
The Micromax Canvas HD A116i features a 5-inch IPS display at a resolution of 720 x 1280 with 294ppi pixel resolution, while the Gionee M2 features a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 854 and 196ppi.
Under the hood of the Gionee M2 is a quad core Cortex-A7 processor running at a 1.3GHz clock speed, which compares to the Micromax that has a MediaTek MT6589 quad core processor that is clocked at 1.2GHz.
Ram & Storage
The Micromax has 1GB of RAM with 4GB of internal storage with expansion possible via microSD card up to 32GB, while the M2 has the same set up.
The Gionee M2 has an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash with a 2-megapixel front facing shooter, which compares to the Micromax that has an 8-megapixel rear facing camera with 4X zoom and LED flash, while around the front is a 2-megapixel shooter for video conferencing.
Both handsets are currently running the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Battery & Measurements
The Canvas HD A116i has 2,000 mAh removable battery squeezed inside a body measuring 144mm x 74mm x 11 mm weighing 156 grams, which compares to the M2 that has a 4200 mAh battery while measuring 144mm x 72 mm x 10.5 mm.