Phone Comparison - Micromax Canvas A1 vs Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM vs Lava Pixel V1

general General Info

Manufacturer Micromax Microsoft Lava
Announced September 2014 April 2015 July 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - May 2015 Available - July 2015
Price - Rs. 8,100 ($119.12) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black Orange, white, black, cyan White Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 144 x 73.7 x 9.4 mm
(5.67 x 2.9 x 0.37 in)
76.31 x 152.08 x 8.5 mm
(3 x 5.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight - 152 g (5.36 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582M Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582
GPU Mali-400MP2 Adreno 302 Mali-400MP2
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB (2.5 GB user available) 8 GB 32 GB (25.47 GB for Apps and Phone Storage)
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Asahi Dragontrail Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 64.82% 71.87%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio with Recording FM radio FM Radio with Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, 13 MP SW Interpolation
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Sensor size: 1/4 inch, f/2.2 aperture Auto focus, 1.4┬Ám Pixel Size, F2.0 Aperture, 5P Largan Lens, Blue Glass Filter, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p 480p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP - 8 MP via SW Interpolation [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Up to 236 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB (2.5 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB (25.47 GB for Apps and Phone Storage), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1700 mAh 2200 mAh 2650 mAh
Stand by Up to 160 h Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 6 h Up to 26.2 h (2G)
Up to 14.8 h (3G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 8 h (3G)