HTC Desire 816 vs Micromax Canvas Knight specs breakdown
The HTC Desire 816 has released recently and is gaining a lot of positivity as a mid-range smartphone. On the other hand the Micromax Canvas Knight A350 is another recent arrival and has plenty to recommend it. Today we’re looking at the HTC Desire 816 vs. Micromax Canvas Knight in a specs breakdown.
The Desire 816 is available in various world regions and has a dual SIM option. Micromax is an extremely popular manufacturer in India and the Canvas Knight is a dual SIM handset. These phones are not too far apart in pricing, although the Desire 816 is generally the more expensive of the two. You can read more about both of them at the above links, including reviews, further comparisons and more. Now we’ll check out the key specs of each.
The Desire 816 has a 1.6GH Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and Adreno 305 graphics. The Canvas Knight has a 2GHz MediaTek MT6592T octa-core processor with Mali-450MP4 GPU.
The Desire 816 has a 5.5-inch Super LCD2 display with resolution of 1280 x 720 and 267 ppi while the Canvas Knight has a 5-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 441 ppi.
RAM and Storage
There’s 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD to 128GB) for the Desire 816. The Canvas Knight has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (non-expandable).
The Desire 816 has a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video capture, plus a 5-megapixel front-facing unit. 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 Desire 816 has a 2600 mAh battery and the Canvas Knight has a 2350 mAh battery. Both are non-removable.
Both phones support 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, EDGE and microUSB 2.0. The Desire 816 also has 4G LTE connectivity and NFC.
The Desire 816 runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat skinned with HTC’s Sense 6 UI. The Canvas Knight runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
From specs alone we can see that both phones have a lot to offer. The Desire 816 has a larger display, the benefit of expandable storage, a larger battery, 4G support, and runs a later version of Android. However, the Canvas Knight has a higher resolution display, a faster and more powerful processor, more RAM and internal storage, and better camera capabilities.
As it’s a mixed picture, much of any choice between the two will come down to preference of design, how much you want to spend, and what specs aspects are most important to you. Would your choice be the HTC Desire 816 or the Micromax Canvas Knight?