Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 Cheapest 6” SmartPhone in India – Quick Review

Canvas Doodle 3 teaser was up during Indian Premier League (IPL) matches and today, Micromax India has officially announced the smartphone aka phablet.Micromax Canvas Doodle 3


Micromax another product by name Canvas XL is on sale at Rs 13,000 but Doodle 3 will raise the bar as its just priced at Rs 8500. So let’s take a look at Canvas Doodle 3 on terms of its pros and cons.Micromax Canvas Doodle 3

Display & Processor

Canvas Doodle 3 packs 6 inch display providing 854 x 480 pixels resolution with pixel density of 163 ppi. If this happens to be your first smartphone, you will be quite pleased but if you earlier had HD phone, then Doodle 3 display might hurt you a bit.

Processor & Battery

Years back techies believed that phones doesn’t need quad core processor and given that Doodle 3 is powered with dual core processor made from Mediatek MT6572 chipset clocked at 1.3 Ghz with Mali 400 GPU and 512 MB RAM makes a good combination. You can’t perform heavy multi-tasking but for basic usage, the combination in processor segment is bearable.Micromax Canvas Doodle 3

Powered with 2500 mAh Li-ion battery, Micromax stats that it will provide 9 hoursof talk time or 260 hours of standby time. With 6” display, I think you will soon run out of battery and have to charge your handset overnight.

Storage, Software & Camera

The device includes 4 GB limited internal storage out of which atleast 500 MB is system reserved and rest is available for users. Yes, there is a micro SD card slot which supports up to 32 GB of secondary storage.

Coming to camera section, it comes with 5 mega pixel sensor on the back with LED flash capable of recording 720p HD videos. Presence of front facing VGA camera means you can have basic video calling.

Micromax can’t think of anything other than Android, because 90% people loves that and 4.2.2 Jelly Bean provides butter crisp touch support and access to thousands of free apps on Google Play Store. The device also includes dual SIM connectivity as well.

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 key specs are –

Canvas Doodle 3

6-inch IPS LCD touch display, 854 x 480
1.3 Ghz Dual Core Mediatek MT6572 processor
Software: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
Dual SIM: Yes
5 MP AF camera with LED flash
0.3 MP front facing camera
512 MB RAM
Storage: 4 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot
3G (HSDPA: up to 21Mbps)
2500 mAh Li-ion battery
Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi, GPS, FM Radio
Gyro, Proximity, Accelerometer


Given at Rs 8500, Micromax has come out with brave decision to not include stylus pen with it and opting for dual core processor. So at Rs 8500 Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 is certainly a go and free magnetic flip cover and 6 months subscription of BigFlix will certainly make a charming offer.