The smartphone market in India is thriving and there are some excellent handsets available right now. Two that released this year are the Micromax Canvas Knight and the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 and these are both dual SIM Android smartphones in a similar price bracket. Today we’re looking at the Micromax Canvas Knight vs. Samsung Grand 2, price and specs.
We’ll outline the key specs and more for both of these smartphones. This should help if you’re trying to make a choice between them, as you’ll be able to see how they compare and what they have to offer. You can also see our many other articles on each, for the Canvas Knight here and the Galaxy Grand 2 here. These include further comparisons, reviews, unboxings and more.
The Canvas Knight has a 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592T octa-core processor and Mali-450MP4 graphics. The Grand 2 has a1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and Adreno 305 GPU.
The Canvas Knight has a 5-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 441 ppi. The Grand 2 has a 5.25-inch TFT display with resolution of 1280 x 720 and 280 ppi.
RAM and Storage
There’s 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (non-expandable) for the Canvas Knight. On the other hand the Galaxy Grand 2 has 1.5GB of RAM and just 8GB of internal storage, but this time that’s expandable to 64GB via microSD.
The Canvas Knight has a 16-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, and 1080p video capture, as well as an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Grand 2 has an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video recording capability, and also a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Canvas Knight has a non-removable 2350 mAh battery while the Grand 2 has a removable 2600 mAh battery.
Both phones support 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, EDGE and microUSB 2.0. The Grand 2 also offeres DLNA.
The Canvas Knight runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat while the Grand 2 runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
These phones are currently very similar in pricing. Depending on retailer they can each be purchased from around Rs. 18,000.
The individual designs and also features for these phones are also something you might want to take into consideration, and styling is very much a personal preference. Looking at specs though we can see some notable differences between them.
Advantages for the Canvas Knight include an octa-core processor, a higher-resolution display, more RAM and built-in internal storage, better camera capabilities, and a later version of the Android OS. On the other hand the Galaxy Grand 2 has a slightly larger display, the benefit of expandable storage, a removable battery with a higher capacity, and support for DLNA.
If you’re reading this you’re probably thinking of purchasing one of these devices, so we’d like to hear your input. Do you think you will choose the Micromax Canvas Knight or the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2? Let us know with your comments.