Google Nexus 5 vs. Micromax Canvas Turbo A250: Detailed Comparison

Published On December 11, 2013 | By Kelly Passarelly | iPhone & iPad, Mobile

It would not be an overstatement to say that Google and Micromax are fierce competitiors when it comes to smartphones. This has heightened further with the release of their latest offerings Google Nexus 5 and Micromax Canvas Turbo A250. In a market where it takes mere seconds for an entire bulk of smartphones to be sold, buying the right one sure makes an immense amount of difference. If you are trying to understand as to which of these two phones would do you a world of good, you must certainly read on as every aspect of the two phones get compared in detail to pick out one clear winner.

1.)   Storage Capacity, Processor capabilities and RAM:

This is the internal hardware of the phone that decides how your smartphone will function. Nexus has an impressive processor to back up the smartphone which will keep the phone running at an incredible speed of up to 2.2 GHz. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor is what speeds up the system. Besides, it boasts of a 2 GB RAM along with a 450MHz Adreno 330 graphics engine. You have 2 storage options with the Nexus and you can either select a 16 GB model or a 32 GB variant without a Micro SD card.

The Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 is a comparatively slower smartphone with a MediaTek based quad-core processor of 1.5 GHz. It has a 2 GB RAM and a PowerVR SGX544 GPU. This helps you carry out multiple activities on your phone at one time. However, with Micromax Canvas, you get only a 16GB inbuilt storage variant and no micro SD card.

2.)   Display:

Both the Nexus 5 and Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 boast of rich graphics and a commendable display quality with full HD. The Nexus 5 has a 1920 x 1080 p resolution along with a staggering 445 pixels per inch of pixel density. The display itself is 4.95 inch which is kept safe from external screen damage with the help of the Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 shield.

Micromax Canvas also keeps pace with this superior quality by offering a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch and a full HD display and also has an additional Continuous Grain Solution technology.

3.)   Comparing the operating systems:

It is the operating system that turns out to be the deal breaker for these two phones. LG’s association with Google for the Nexus 5 gives it the prized opportunity to run its smartphone on the latest version of Android called the Kit Kat version 4.4. Very few devices have had the opportunity to update to this latest Android version and Nexus 5 is one of them. This latest version of Android boasts a number of novel features like wireless printing, smart caller ID, voice commands and the likes.

The Micromax Canvas Turbo A250, on the other hand, makes use of the version 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Out of the Box. There will not be any OS update by Micromax Canvas in the near future, which gives Nexus 5 an edge over Micromax Canvas.

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