Micromax Canvas A1 : Google Android One smartphone

Micromax Canvas A1 smartphone, a low cost smartphone from Google’s Android One smartphone concept, manufactured in collaboration with Micromax.

One of the three Android One Low-cost smartphones launched by Google yesterday, is Micromax Canvas A1 smartphone priced at Rs 6,499. The Micromax Canvas A1 is a Dual SIM smartphone.

Micromax Canvas A1Micromax Canvas A1 Specs and features

  • Sports a 4.5-inch IPS FWVGA (480x854p) display
  • Runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, the latest iteration of the OS.
  • Powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor
  • Mali-400MP graphics Card
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage, extendable further 32GB with a microSD card slot.
  • Comes bundled with 35GB Google Drive space.
  • Has a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and supports full-HD video capture
  • Has a 2MP front-facing camera
  • Has a 1700mAh battery
  • Connectivity Options include : Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, Wi-Fi and A-GPS.


Spec-wise the Micromax Canvas A1 can’t be called Great. The reason for it is the heightened expectation of the low priced smartphone buyers, courtesy some smartphones from rivals, with better specs. But since Google has collaborated in advising on hardware and tweaking software wrt the hardware, hence one can hope that Micromax Canvas A1 will have good user experience. Micromax Canvas A1 can be seen as benefitting from Micromax’s expertise in making low priced smartphones; and Google’s overall expertise with hardware software coupling.

Micromax Canvas A1 Price and Availability

Micromax Canvas A1 smartphone priced at Rs 6,499. It will be available in white and metallic black colours.