Google has launched the first three Android One Smartphones, starting at Rs. 6,299 in India. The launch of Android One Smartphones has been considered as an initiative, where. Indian buyers can own high-quality and advanced smartphones at affordable price tags. This initiative has started off in India, and will be launched in other countries later. Currently, Micromax, Karbonn and Spice has launched their first ever smartphones, running on the Android One platform. Later, other smartphone manufactures will also launch Android One running smartphones in India.
India’s number one smartphone brand, Micromax has launched the ‘Canvas A1’, their first ever Android One Smartphone. The Micromax Canvas A1 is available exclusively on Amazon. India with a price tag of Rs. 6,499. At this price tag, this smartphone packs various advanced features making it a worth buy package deal.
On the other hand, two more Android One smartphones, naming as Karbonn Sparkle V and Spice Dream Uno have hit the Indian smartphone market. The Spice Dream Uno is cheapest at Rs. 6,299, the Karbonn Sparkle V is available at Rs. 6,399 and the Micromax Canvas A1 is costliest at Rs. 6,499.
Micromax Canvas A1 – Specs & Features
The Micromax Canvas A1 is a Dual-SIM Smartphone, which flaunts a 4.5-inch (480 x 854) IPS. LCD Multi-touch screen display, producing 16M colours at 218 pixels per inch. You won’t need to expect brilliant performance from this display, which is disappointing at its offering price tag. Beneath its sleek and stylish body, the Canvas A1 packs a 1.3GHz Quad-Core MediaTek SoC Processor and decent 1GB of RAM. You could easily play various addictive and entertaining games on this device, with an ease. However, playing high-end games is a challenging task for this smartphone.
The USP of this smartphone is the latest Android One platform, which packs various innovative and advanced features. It comes with pre-loaded Google Apps, which offers unmatched experience of owning an Android Smartphone. The Google Support and promised Android software update is another interesting feature on this smartphone.It runs on the latest Google Android 4.4.4 KitKat Operating System, which would get an pdate in future.
The Micromax Canvas A1 sports 5 MP Autofocus primary camera with an LED flash and a 2MP secondary camera on the front to capture your selfies. For your storage needs, the Canvas A1 offers 4GB internal memory (2GB User Available) and an external MicroSD card for memory expansion up to 32GB.
This smartphone supports 3G connectivity only on the first SIM. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPRS with EDGE, GPS with A-GPS, USB, microUSB, 3.5mm Audio Jack and more. The Micromax Canvas A1 is fuelled by a strong 1700mAH battery for longer running hours.
The Micromax Canvas A1 can be called as a complete and affordable smartphone package, which is built upon the latest and advanced Android One platform, making it equivalent to high-end Android Smartphones. Hence, if you are looking for an affordable Android smartphone, which packs great features and decent hardware configuration, the Micromax Canvas A1 is a worth a look.
Author Name: Kundan Srivastava