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Micromax A210 Canvas 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand : Price vs Brand

Ashwini Sah|July 12 2013 |Mobiles

Micromax is one of the fastest emerging home grown smartphone manufacturers in India. Company has launched many devices to compete against the likes of big brands like Samsung, HTC in the Indian smartphone market and now, it’s back in the action with the launch of Micromax A210 Canvas 4. The device is said to be the best Android smartphone from the home grown brand.

Samsung, on the other hand, has already impressed the mid-range buyers a long time back with its budget gadget called Samsung Galaxy Grand. The Grand shares its design elements with high range flagships like Samsung Galaxy S3 and is a fab device among budget phablet seekers.

Micromax A210 Canvas 4 and Samsung Galaxy Grand, both of the phones fall in similar price range. While Micromax Canvas 4 is a power packed device, Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with a brand tag. Both have their own positives and negatives. Let’s compare them head to head to judge which one best suits you.

Micromax A210 Canvas 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand


Design Features

Samsung Galaxy Grand is sharing almost similar design features with the other Galaxy Smartphones from the company. The Samsung device comes with glossy looks and sturdy quality. On the other hand the Micromax A210 Canvas 4 also features a glossy back with matte finish and comes with aluminum frame around the display. So, both of the devices come with good build quality and good looking design.


Micromax A210 Canvas 4 comes with a 5-inch IPS touch screen display with 720*1080pixels resolution. Samsung device provides only 480*800 pixels resolution and comes with TFT LCD display. Micromax device provides better quality colors, media experience compared to the Samsung Galaxy Grand. So, Micromax A210 Canvas 4 should be the first choice among these devices as it comes with better resolution display and good visibility under the sun.

Software Features

The Micromax A210 Canvas 4 is running the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy Grand runs Android 4.1.2 version of the same OS, but the user interface has been enhanced using company’s custom TouchWiz UI.

Micromax A210 Canvas 4 comes with some candid features like pinning video operating other apps, blow to unlock, Smart pause etc.

If you are looking for a phone powered by latest Android OS, Micromax A210 Canvas 4 is a better option compared to the Samsung device.

Hardware Features

Micromax A210 Canvas 4 is powered by a 1.2GHz Quad Core MediaTek processor along with 1GB of RAM memory. While, Samsung device is powered by a 1.2GHz Dual Core processor and same 1GB of RAM memory. The Micromax phone certainly provides better performance with smooth operations while using the heavy applications. Both of the phones also share almost similar mAh batteries but the Micromax device can be used for a longer time with moderate usage.


Micromax A210 Canvas 4 comes with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and it surely captures better photos compared to only 8MP camera present on the Samsung phone. Samsung Galaxy Grand’s 8MP camera takes photos with crispy sharper details but the higher mega pixels count on the Micromax device rules over it. Micromax also takes advantage of the 5MP front shooter compared to only 2MP front camera in Samsung Galaxy Grand to win this segment.


Samsung Galaxy Grand and the Micromax A210 Canvas 4 shares almost similar price tag, but the Micromax device comes with better performance as well as camera features. Samsung Galaxy Grand has been ruling in the phablet segment from a long time, but now Micromax is taking on the company with its Canvas series devices with better features in fewer prices.

The Micromax A210 Canvas 4 surely rules over the Samsung Galaxy Grand because of advance features in a more affordable price tag. If you are not a brandaholic guy, consider going with it.

Also read: Micromax Canvas 4 A210 vs Micromax Canvas HD A116

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