Xolo Q1100 vs Micromax A114R Canvas Beat: Aiming for midsegment crownship


Micromax and Xolo are the best companies who provide best smartphone range in low price. If you wish to have stylish and trendy phones and do not want to shell out handsome money for smartphones then better check with this two companies phone. Micromax and Xolo provide good smartphone with latest hardware technology in affordable price. Recently both the companies have released their latest smartphones in the market which is stuffed with good and latest technology with good looks and design.

Micromax Canvas Beat A114R and Xolo Q1100 are the flagships of these companies and we will discuss all the features and specs associated with this handset. We will figure out which phone will prove the best phone in terms of every aspect of the smartphone.


Body of both the phones are made of plastic but has good build quality material which offer superior hold on to the body of the phone. Xolo and Micromax botha��s flagship comes in dual-SIM feature and they support 2G and 3G networks. If you are moving to the place where LTE network is available then this phone will be no use. Front of the both the phone has display and three capacitive buttons below display, back of the phone has camera and flash. Looks and feel of both Xolo and Micromaxa��s phone is good as per the price is tagged on this phone.

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All companies try to make efficient and clear display so that even the price of the phone is not high and users get full satisfaction of bright and vivid color display. Micromax Canvas Beat has 5-inch display with technology used is IPS LCD which is capable of producing 16M colors. Display of Canvas Beat has 540 x 960 pixels resolution packed with 220ppi density. Lower the pixel density poorer the display turns and Canvas Beat does not have impressive ppi which means display of the phone is just average with low sunlight legibility and average viewing angle.

Xolo Q1100 comes with 5.0 inches screen and this phone is also stuffed with IPS LCD touchscreen which produces good color reproduction as the screen has properties of supporting 16M colors. 5 inches display of Xolo is packed with 1280×720 pixels and 294ppi pixel density. Resolution and ppi of Xolo is more than Micromax and screen of Q1100 produces good viewing angle and average display features.


If you want to rate the phone, then we look for the performance of the phone. Performance is outcome of powerful hardware configuration which processes all the work with ease. Micromax Canva beat has processor of Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, 1GB RAM and Broadcom VideoCore IV on Broadcom BCM23550 chipset.

Xolo has given some serious configuration on its flagship. Xolo has tried Snapdragon 400 chipset for its flagship for the first time. On Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon 400 chipset you will have processor of Quad-core 1.4 GHz, GPU of Adreno 305 and RAM of 1GB making the phone to perform well under serious situation like multiple apps handling and playing HD game this phone will not let you down.

If we compare the hardware of both the phones then Xolo is providing the best hardware for smartphones whereas Micromax has used Broadcom chipset which is not impressive against Xoloa��s Snapdragon chipset. Xolo Q1100 is given with ample of space too, internal memory of 8GB and further is expandable. Micromax has given with 4GB internal storage and further is expandable.

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Both the smartphone has 8MP camera which captures images at 3264 x 2448 pixels. Both the phones have LED flash but Micromax canvas beat has dual LED flash. Camera feature of both the phones are almost same like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection on Micromax Canvas Beat and Xolo has HDR and panorama which is extra feature compare to Micromaxa��s device. Video shot from 8MP of Xolo then you will get full HD resolution and whereas Micromax Canvas beat will have 720p recording resolution. Both the phone has front camera of 2MP which takes care of all video chatting session.

Software and battery:

Xolo Q1100 is running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and on other hand as Canvas Beat is running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. UI of both the phone is really impressive as it advances the touch and feel of the phone. Battery is an important hardware as it helps the phone to get power to run all day long. When we talk about battery then Xolo Q1100 has 1,900 mAh battery and other Canvas Beat is running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which could have much advanced like Xolo phone and has battery backup of 2,000 mAh which is very poor for long hour users.

Battery of the phone should have decent battery life else it will be a great issue to operate phone at longer time. Both the smartphone scores zero mark for battery life of the phone. Average users will do well with this battery configuration but for heavy users it will not be helpful.


Phone is said to be placed in mid-range phone but there are some hardware which is disappointing. Display of both the phones are 5-inch display but resolution and pixel per inch density is very low in Micromaxa�� new device. Both phones are dual-SIM capable and also have good camera which captures brilliant snaps in outdoor lightning. Only problem with Micromax is very low which serves talk time of just 5 hours and Android OS version of the phone is also outdated. Rest all the features and specs of both the phones are perfect.

If you want to make a choice between these two phones then better go for Xolo Q1100 as it has many features much advanced than Micromax Canvas Beat.