Micromax Canvas 5

price Rs. 7,999 onwards | launch Nov, 2015
magic score ?
67.4
good value for money
our verdict: buy
ranked
#22
of 492 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 6 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Good build quality
  • Sleek design
  • Good ergonomics - despite the 5.2 inch screen size, the phone is comfortable to use with one hand
  • Beautiful design - 2.5D glass front beautifully curves around the edges and seamlessly melds into the shell of the phone
  • Very good display - good viewing angles, good color reproduction and good sunlight legibility
  • Good speed/performance and seamless multi-tasking
  • Decent camera
  • Good call quality

What We Didn't

  • Average audio quality
  • Average battery life

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Expected upgrade to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Gravity Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Magnetic Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6753
GPUMali-T720
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2900 mAh
Battery Standby275 hrs
Battery Talktime10.00 hrs
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 5P lens & Blue Optical Filter
  • Picture-in-Picture
  • Night Shot Mode
  • Panorama Mode
  • Face Beauty Modes
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
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  • Smart Awake gesture control
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.33/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys