• Micromax Canvas Selfie A255 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Micromax Canvas 5 E481

Phone Comparison - Micromax Canvas Selfie A255 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Micromax Canvas 5 E481

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general General Info

Manufacturer Micromax Samsung Micromax
Announced December 2014 July 2015 November 2015
Status Available - December 2014 Available - August 2015 Available - November 2015
Price Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 8,774 ($129.03) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pristine White, Mesmerising Blue Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
148 x 73.6 x 8.5 mm
(5.83 x 2.9 x 0.33 in)
Weight - 151 g (5.33 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 850 / 1800 / TD-LTE 2300
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6753
GPU Mali-450MP4 Adreno 405 Mali-T720MP3
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB ROM 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (423 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 73.99% 68.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Sony Sensor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Yes
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 13 MP, LED Flash, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB ROM, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3050 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 198 h - Up to 275 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min - Up to 10 h (3G)