Micromax Canvas Evok  Xiaomi Redmi 3S  
Micromax Canvas EvokXiaomi Redmi 3S
magic score82.390.5
PriceRs. 7,074 onwardsRs. 6,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)May, 2016Aug, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1Android 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Screen Size5.5 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS, 2.5D Curved Glass, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)IPS LCD, Reading Mode
Processor NameQualcomm Snapdragon 415Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
GPUAdreno 405Adreno 505
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GBup to 128 GB
Dual SIMGSM+GSMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
ThicknessN/A8.5 mm
WeightN/A144 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh4100 mAh
Battery Standby337 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime10.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersN/AGaming: up to 15 hrs, Music Playback Time: up to 121 hrs, Reading Time: up to 39 hrs, Video Playback Time: up to 17 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Solid build quality
  • Tips the scales at 170g, but doesn't feel heavy
  • Well designed coarse back panel, lends the phone a sophisticated look and feel
  • The side panel is beefed up with a chamfered metal frame with greyish finish on it which blends with the phone's black and grey shade very well
  • Good, large display, that thankfully doesn't smudge easily unlike other budget phones
  • Gorilla glass protection on the display
  • Near-stock Android interface, with Micromax's useful local services directory "Around" built-in
  • Good, dependable speed/performance overall
  • Good rear and front camera performance, in well lit conditions
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good battery life with a full day backup
  • Good quality bundled earphones
  • Good call quality
  • Compact, smart looking, premium design with a metal build - very similar to the Redmi Note 3, but more easy to handle (because of the smaller size)
  • Excellent ergonomics, with the curves on the back making the phone very comfortable to hold
  • Light-weight with an excellent weight distribution, despite the large battery it holds inside
  • Nice, vibrant, and bright display, with excellent touch-responsiveness, and good viewing angles
  • MIUI is a one of the better Android skins around
  • Good speed/performance (though multi-tasking performance is a notch below the Redmi 3s Prime because of lesser RAM)
  • Excellent battery life - easily lasts a day and a half in regular use
  • Fast, accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Good audio quality
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average camera performance in low-light conditions
  • Tends to heat up during gaming etc
  • Comes pre-loaded with a lot of bloatware
  • Camera is decent, and almost at par with the more expensive Redmi Note 3, but still could have been better, especially with low light performance
  • Loudspeaker volume could have been better
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