Nokia Lumia 525 vs Micromax Canvas 2 Plus: Which one’ s a better Rs 10,000 phone

Nokia Lumia 525 vs Micromax Canvas 2 Plus: Which one’ s a better Rs 10,000 phone

Nokia Lumia 525, the successor to the very popular Lumia 520 is here and it will be battling it out against a slew of budget quad core android phones that are on sale around he Rs 10,000 mark. Which one makes for a better Rs 10,000 phone? Let us find out.

New Delhi: With so many new smartphones hitting the market every month, it is wise to compare and determine the premium and worthy devices. Nokia’s Lumia 525 is here to replicate the success of its predecessor, the Lumia 520 and the MicromaxCanvas 2 Plus has just touched the sub Rs 10,000 price point and makes for a really good budget quad core smartphone. Here is a comparative look at the Nokia Lumia 525 and Micromax Canvas 2 Plus smartphones:


Display: Lumia 525 comes with an IPS LCD multi touch display of 4 inches that offers a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels while Canvas 2 Plus sports an IPS LCD multi touch display of 5 inches that offer a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels.

Processor: Lumia 525 has been equipped with Qualcomm MSM8227 dual core processor of 1 GHz. Canvas 2 Plus comes with Mediatek MT6589M Cortex A7 quad core processor of 1.2 GHz.

Software: Lumia 525 runs on Windows Phone 8 Black platform while Canvas 2 Plus runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform.

Memory: Both the devices offer a RAM of 1 GB. Lumia 525 carries internal memory of 8 GB and up to 64 GB expandable memory while Canvas 2 Plus features 4 GB internal memory and up to 32 GB expandable memory.

Camera: Lumia 525 offers a primary camera of 5 MP but no secondary camera. Canvas 2 Plus features a primary camera of 8 MP with dual LED flash and a secondary camera of 2 MP.

Connectivity Features: Both the smartphones offer connectivity features, such as Bluetooth, GPRS, GPS, micro USB, Wi-Fi, 2G and 3G

Other Features: Both the devices feature a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, accelerometer, proximity sensor   Canvas 2 Plus is a dual SIM device while Lumia 525 incorporates single SIM.

Battery: Lumia 525 works on a battery of 1430 mAh while Canvas 2 Plus works on a battery of 2000 mAh.

Our Take: After considering the two devices, my verdict is in favor of Micromax Canvas 2 Plus as it offers a bigger display, faster processor, better camera and battery.