Micromax's latest addition to its flagship Canvas range boasts of good processing power, decent internal storage, great camera and enough connectivity options. Considering the price bracket in which it has been released, these features are almost perfect, though 1GB RAM would have been great. Still, this does not take away much from a device which, with its plethora of attractive features, bolsters Micromax's reputation as a manufacturer of premium devices. For anyone seeking a smartphone that is high on performance, the A74 is a natural choice.
Display and Configuration
Micromax's latest addition to the Canvas range, the Micromax A74 Canvas Fun, comes in a remodelled and easy to use design. Flanked by a narrow bezel is a 4.5 inches FWVGA ( 480 x 854 pixels resolution) display, having 16M colour depth for crisp and vivid graphics. Beneath the hood sits a powerful 1300MHz Dual Core processor, which utilizes the 512MB of RAM to provide fast processing speeds.The device sails on the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Camera and Storage
Shutterbugs will love the 5MP rear camera with LED flash that supports 720p HD wide screen video recording, A 0.3MP front camera provides video-chatting functionality. Storing such HD videos and pictures, as well as important documents, is easy with the 4GB internal storage provided. Storage can further be expanded using microSD card up to a limit of 32GB.
Connectivity and Battery
Micromax A74 Canvas Fun is a Dual SIM 3G device, which also comes with Bluetooth, GPS (with A-GPS) and microUSB connectivity. A 1500mAh Li-ion battery provides adequate power backup for 5 hours (2G usage ) and up to 155 hours of standby.
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I ordered the phone and it got delivered within 36 hours...Awesome service from Flipkart...Coming to the phone, it is simply the best in its class model from Micromax...It can easily give 10K+ phones from other brands a run for their money...Looks, Display, Touch Sensitivity, Speed all are superb...Camera quality is as per the price tag but we cannot expect a Sony or Samsung like camera quality in a 7K phone...But the snaps are pretty good...Speaker sound is not very high but certainly far better than other Micromax or other brand mobiles in this range...Although battery could have been a tag better but it is sufficient for normal usage of calls, messages, chat, music, video and internet...Easily lasts a day or more...The only minor issue that I found is that the phone gets a bit heated around the body during net surfing or camera usage but its normal to all smart phones...All in all, it is a perfect mobile for an average user!!!
I was not purchased this from flipkart. Bcoz flipkart is specially by its speed delivery only. But the product may be good or bad. flipcart didn't take care about it. So only i was purchased blue coloured mobile from a showroom last 19th for Rs 7600. Coming to the mobile...n1. The mobile had 4.5 inch screen size. It is perfect to hold in hand. Neither small nor big for handle. Very good size to sit in our normal size of hand...n2. Its display is like a ghee melted layer. Its touch and sensitive is smooth as sony experia( i had before experia j)...n3. It had two physical buttons in its each side for volume and power respectively. Buttons are little bit hard but that is not a problem for an normal user...n4. 5 MP camera is do its job well in the daylight or outside of home. But night time or lightless places it doing act as a 2 MP camera. Bcoz LED flash is not as power as sony. But it is manageable at the day time.n5. Processing applications speedly like a thunderlights. I didnt ever notice a single hang or lag. And also running big games like MC4, temple run, asphalt 7 without a single lag.n6. Music on the speaker is very good and also in headset. This time micromax did very good job by the way of giving very good quality of headset.n7. At the first time I was holding this in my hand, my friends are told that i was got a very costly mobile.nConclusion : High quality mobile from an indian company at very low price at the first time. Value for money... Dont miss it...
|Rear Camera||5 MP|
|Front Camera||0.3 MP|
|Operating System||Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|CPU||Dual core, 1.3 GHz|
|Screen Size||4.5 inches (11.43 cm)|
|Resolution||480 x 854 pixels|
|Pixel Density||218 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)||62.61 %|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
5 MP, Primary Camera
|Flash||Yes, LED Flash|
|Image Resolution||2592 x 1944 Pixels|
|Camera Features||4 x Digital Zoom|
|Video Recording||1280x720 fps|
0.3 MP, Primary Camera
|TalkTime||Up to 5 Hours(2G)|
|Standby time||Up to 155 Hours(2G)|
|Internal Memory||4 GB|
|Expandable Memory||Yes, Up to 32 GB|
|SIM Slot(s)||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Network Support||3G, 2G|
UMTS 2100 MHz
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
HSDPA 21 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Other Sensors||Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|