Micromax Canvas A116i HD

About Micromax

1. Trusted Brand

2. Micromax is one of India's largest and most popular brands for smartphones as well as other electronics devices. It is famous for providing good value-for-money devices in the budget and mid-range segments.

3. Micromax has service centres in almost all the cities in India. You can locate the nearest Micromax service Centre through SMS. Type ASC < space > City Pin code Send this SMS to 9212230707

Micromax Canvas A116i HD details

Buy For
  • Big HD Display
  • Smooth Design
  • Powerful Camera with LED flash
  • Powerful processor
  • Affordable price
Beware of
  • Poor front camera

Micromax Canvas A116i HD is hardwired to deliver good performance and fluent processing of data. This device also poses HD display to show crisp and clear images and videos on screen and its camera is quite powerful to snap highly detailed images and HD videos on it. Loaded with multiple connectivity features, this device is also capable of playing high definition games on it, which is a plus point for gamers. Overall this efficiently loaded device can be your choice, at an affordable price if you want a loaded device with powerful features and plush design.

Enjoy HD clarity seamlessly!

Display and Configuration

Micromax Canvas A116i HD has a big HD LCD display of 5.0 inch with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels, to let you enjoy high definition movies and videos on this device. This attractive device delivers good performance with its 1.2GHZ Cortex A7, Quad Core processor which is accompanied by 1GB RAM to keep up with your swift operating pace.
Camera and Memory

Micromax Canvas A116i HD has 8MP Rear camera with LED flash and Auto Focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus features to capture precise details while clicking photos and also captures HD videos with in-depth detailing. It also has a 0.3MP webcam with a resolution of 640x480 pixels, to support your video calling needs.

Micromax Canvas A116i HD provides ample amount of 4GB internal memory area to store your media and personal files in the device and it also has a memory expansion option of upto 32GB via MicroSD card, so you won’t face Low memory problems any time.

Connectivity and Battery

Whether you are in the office or on-the-move, this device keeps you connected to various networks with features like Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, GPS, 3G, Dual Sim and Bluetooth.

This Micromax device has a powerhouse of 2000mAH battery to give you long running hours while you work with this device.
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This product is permanently discontinued.
Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Available
  • 4 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM
  • FM Radio
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awesome camera (9)
decent camera (1)
poor camera (1)
poor phone (4)
awesome battery backup (11)
awesome display (11)
good voice clarity (2)
connectivity issues (2)
awesome phone (69)
awesome budget phone (1)
value for money (24)
amazing performance (9)
great sound (1)
hanging issue (16)
poor performance (3)
heating issue (4)
poor microphone (1)
awesome performance (1)
service center (9)
build quality (9)
lollipop update (1)
flash (11)
metal finish (1)
screen protection (2)
reading (3)
features (52)
gaming (39)
beautiful (1)
hearing (2)
recording (6)
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Ad given in Times of India for Rs 10999
30 Dec 2013 By Jesna TK On flipkart.com

You have given an Ad. in the Times of India [30 Dec 2013] page no 20, stating the price as Rs 10999 for the same mobile. When i logged in the morning today [30 Dec] at 9.30 AM price on flipkart shows as Rs 13295/- for the same mobile. Why give a wrong Ad in the paper when you cannot sell the product for the price advertised in the newspaper?? Disappointing! When i called flipkart customer support, they say prices change every minute, i have not seen that happening in days!! I have been checking the prices of Micromax mobiles online for the past 3 days and prices have not changed at all..... So pls do not give an AD in the newspaper for lesser price if you cannot sell it for the same price on the website. nnUnfortunately Flipkart since you had priced it wrong this morning, i went ahead and bought it from the local store for 12500/-.

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Steer clear of Micromax, not worth the money you think you will save
13 Feb 2014 By Bikram Snehi On flipkart.com

Perhaps I am unfortunate and have ended up with a bad handset but nothing can excuse the terrible service Micromax offers its customers. If you are thinking of buying this phone (or any of the other Micromax phones on offer) I would advise you to reconsider and explore phones (or TVs or whatever else you are considering) from some of the other established manufacturers out in the market.nTo give you more background (and this is just a sob story, so expect a lot of whining and a lot of complaining), I spent a lot of time researching the web for reviews and tech specs of all the budget phones available in the market. I have to admit, given my budget constraints, the Canvas HD was not my first preference and the reason I purchased it was because Lenovo phones weren’t quite as popular and because I had my reservations on the quality of service they might afford, if and when needed later. The underlying assumption was that the significant client base that Micromax had garnered would imply a reliable and wide base of customer service. Boy was I wrong on all counts.nAfter buying the phone in April 2013, my wife used it for a grand total of 2 months after which the touchscreen stopped responding. Happily, we found a service center not very far from my wife's workplace but that was where our happiness ended. The trip to the service center involved a 4 hour wait (I kid you not!), just to get the phone inspected by the engineers. The sheer number of people waiting to submit their Canvas HDs was rather disconcerting. Nonetheless, the hopeless optimist in me hoped that the phone would not spend more than 15 days in the service center, as assured by them. Foolish and naive me.nRepeated visits to the service center to enquire about the status of repairs were always greeted by "We'll call you with an update." Like a fool in love, I kept waiting for their call, not knowing that this relationship was doomed and I was being stood up. My wife though, is smarter than me and after three months of fighting and abusing and cursing and following up with customer care over twitter and email, she finally had the phone in hand. nNote: Time since phone has been purchased: approx. 5 months, time we have had it, approx. 2 months.nSo, cheerfully, we took charge of our beloved phone, almost ready to forgive and forget. This story though, has no happy ending or a happy between or a happy before-the-end or anything to do with any joy what so ever, so you might as well be prepared for more sobbing.nThe phone had several signs of physical damage, on the metal band along its edge and disturbingly, the menu options at the bottom, which were near transparent. Another argument later, they begrudgingly took it back and we were returned a better looking phone, IMEI updated on the original bill, et al.nWe kept the phone in the box, intent on using it after we had the screen guard and case in place. Given our white-collared slavery though, we weren’t able to put the necessary protection in place for a few weeks and when we did finally have everything in place, we realized that the earpiece wasn’t functioning. Moreover, put the phone to charge and it would shut down. nOnce again, we faced the daunting task of spending a few hours at the service center. This time though, I decided to be smart and choose a different service center, to hopefully have a better experience. (Keeping with the theme of this story though), "SOB!"nThe service center informed us that the IMEI on the bill and that of the phone was different and they couldn’t accept the phone! We made our way back to the original service center, who said that it was an honest mistake, promptly changed the IMEI, stamped the bill and took it in for repairs, in the first week of November. After waiting patiently (If you are looking for some positive, you can take one here: I am a more patient man thanks to this experience!), we finally called up customer care, fought to speak with some seniors and asked them for a speedy resolution. The day was 30 Dec 2013. We were assured of a resolution within a max of 10 working days.nToday is the 13th of Feb, 2014. Needless to say, no response and I have absolutely no idea of what they have done with my kidnapped phone. Sigh.nI have recently approached the consumer forum and shall definitely be pursuing legal action. Should you still buy a Micromax? I hope you can answer that question yourself.nnOh! And just to sum up, nNumber of months since purchase: 10, nNumber of months of use: 2,nNumber of months of repossession by Micromax: 7.nI haven’t begun counting the interest they owe me on INR15,250 that I paid Micromax to hold my phone hostage (Weird kidnapping this, the ransom was paid beforehand!) nIn case you are a die-hard Micromax fan though, I have all the electronic records of our email conversations with Micromax and the recorded voice calls of all the customer care assurances. I'll gladly let you verify them for yourself.

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Micromax Canvas A116i HD User Reviews

Micromax Canvas A116i HD Specifications

Brand Micromax
Model Canvas A116i HD
Also Known As Micromax Canvas 3 A116i HD
Operating System Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SIM Slot(s)
Network 4G: Not Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Height 144 mm Compare Size
Width 74 mm
Thickness 11 mm
Weight 156 grams
Colours Black
Screen Size
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
294 ppi
Display Type
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
64.63 %
Chipset MediaTek MT6589
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7
PowerVR SGX 544
1 GB
Internal Memory
4 GB
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 32 GB
User Available Storage Up to 1.77 GB
Main Camera
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Autofocus yes
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 0.3 MP Front Camera
2000 mAh
Type Li-ion
Up to 5 Hours(2G)
Standby time
Up to 174 Hours(2G)
Network & Connectivity
Network Support
3G, 2G
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
3G Speed:
HSDPA 21 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s ↑
Class 12
Class 12
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
yes v4.0
yes with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
FM Radio
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
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