Micromax Canvas Turbo vs Xolo Q1000S: Which one’s a better buy?

Micromax Canvas Turbo vs Xolo Q1000S: Which one’s a better buy?

Micromax and Xolo have both recently launched their flagships in India for somewhat a similar price. We compare both the devices to figure out which one’s a better one out of the two of them.

New Delhi: Micromax and Xolo both are known makers of smartphones. They are reputed for manufacturing smartphones with a wide array of services and applications coupled with exciting, great features. Their devices are always practically priced and value for money. Micromax has just launched its latest handset Canvas Turbo while Xolo’s newest entrant in the market is Xolo Q1000S. Let us have a comparative look at these two devices:


Display: The Canvas Turbo features a Full HD CGS IPS touch display of 5 inches with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. While the Xolo Q1000S comes with a capacitive 5 inch touch display of 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor: Both the devices are powered by MediaTek MT6589T quad-core processor of 1.5 Giga Hertz.

Operating System: Both the smartphones function on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform.

Camera: Both, Canvas Turbo and Xolo Q1000S, carry a primary camera of 13 megapixels with LED flash. They also feature a secondary camera of 5 megapixels for video conferencing.

Memory: The Canvas Turbo offers 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage capacity. On the other hand, Xolo Q1000S provides 1 GB RAM and internal memory of 16 GB.

Connectivity Features: The connectivity features incorporated in Canvas Turbo as well as Xolo Q1000S includes A-GPS, Wi-Fi, micro USB, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G.

Other Features: Xolo Q1000S is a single SIM smartphone where as the Canvas Turbo comes with dual SIM feature. They also feature FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, magnetic sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer and light sensor. Canvas Turbo also offers gyroscope.

Battery: The Canvas Turbo works on a battery of 2000 mAh while the Xolo Q1000S runs on a battery of 2500 mAh.

Our Take: After paying considerable attention to the features of both the smartphones, my verdict is in favor of Micromax Canvas Turbo. Canvas Turbo offers better display resolution and more RAM storage. Undoubtedly, it is a worthy gadget and is available at a price of Rs. 19,990.