We have compared LG Nexus 4 with cheaper Micromax Canvas 4 smartphone over here. Know where Canvas 4 beats Nexus 4 phone.

While Canvas 4 A210 might not have pleased the online reviewers, it's been highly promoted by Micromax as their current flagship phone. People expected more from Micromax but accordingly to us, they have managed well to build a brand like those of Samsung and introduce self apps like Blow to Unlock(M! Unlock) & other Micromax dedicated apps. On the other side, LG Nexus 4 is in Indian market for almost two-three months. So let compare the two flagship phones.Canvas 4 vs Nexus 4

Display Comparison

While you have Nexus 4 and Canvas 4 in your mind, you should know what screen size is fit for you. For some one like me, 5-inch phone is too large for me and 4.7 inches might find good for me. Canvas 4 sports 5 inches IPS LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass display at 294ppi, falling behind beautiful 4.7 inch 720p HD display found on Nexus 4(318 ppi). Only the difference we find is in Pixel density.

Processor Comparison

Nexus 4 is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with 1.5GH CPU with 2 GB RAM but Micromax still believes in MediaTek Chipset and so its powered with quad core processt clocked at 1.2 Ghz. Canvas 4 is with 1 GB RAM while Nexus 4 brings 2 GB RAM. It clear that Nexus 4 beats Micromax competitor in this comparison.

Price Comparison

Micromax Canvas 4 is priced at  ₹ 17,999/- but that will come down subsequently in few weeks. Canvas 4 is priced at Rs 25990 in India.

Here is the key specs comparison datasheet -


Micromax Canvas 4

LG Nexus 4

Display 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with HD 1280x720p display resolution , Corning Gorilla Glass screen shield, pixel density close to 294 ppi (pixels per inch) 4.7-inch WXGA IPS screen with HD 1280x768p display resolution, Corning Gorillas Glass screen cover, pixel density: 318 ppi
OS Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processor MediaTek Cortex A7 quad-core processor with 1.2GHz CPU speed, (Chipset type: MT6589) Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with 1.5GH CPU speed (chipset type: APQ8064)
GPU PowerVR SGX544 GPU Adreno 320 GPU
Storage Capacity 16GB (about 10 GB free), expandable up to 32GB via microSD card 16 GB (non-expandable), about 12.9 free user memory
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with 5 -element lenses, auto-focus, LED flash support, capable of taking vertical panorama shot.

Front: 5.0-megapixel camera , HD 720p video recording

Main: 8.0-megapixel camera , back-side illuminated sensor with LED flash support, full HD video-recording at 30 fps

Front: 1.3-megapixel, HD 720p video recording ability.

Battery 2,000 mAhTalk Time: up to 8 hoursStandby time: up to 220 hours 2100 mAh (non-removable)Talk Time: up to 11 hoursStandby time: up to 564 hours
Dual SIM Yes No
Network 2G & 3G 2G & 3G
Add-ons Aluminum frame, Smart-features like-Blow to Unlock, smart pause, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, micro-USB,v3.0, FM player Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), A-GPS with Google Maps, Bluetooth v4.0, Google Play, NFC support, voice search, HDMI port, (No FM player)
Dimensions 144.5 x 73.0 x 8.9 mm 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
Weight 158 g 139 g
Price ₹17,999/- ₹25,990/-