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Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Review

Written on:May 5, 2013
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Micromax is a leading Gadget manufacturer company that grow day by day rapidly. Now, Micromax has officially launched the A72 Canvas Viva, the company’s latest budget Android smartphone in the budget series. Micromax Canvas Viva A72 is an 5.0 inch Dual SIM phablet runs on Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) OS. It is powered by ARM Cortex A8, 1.0 GHz MediaTek MT6515 processor and 256 MB RAM. It is available for Rs.6,486.
Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Design

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Design

Display and Design :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 has an 5.0 inch capacitive touchscreen provides you with the utmost viewing quality whether you are indoors or outdoors with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. It comes with dimension of 5.33 Inch x 2.96 Inch x 0.41 Inch and weighing 186 gm. The build and the look of this device are quite nice as well. It is lighter than Zync cloud Z 5 and thickness is less than Videocon A 45.

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Thickness

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Thickness

Power :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 is powered by ARM Cortex A8, 1.0 GHz MediaTek MT6515 processor. This phone is still running on older Android Gingerbread version 2.3.6 and the RAM on board is only 256 MB which disappoints you. It has an internal memory of 110 MB which is expandable up to 32 GB using  Micro SD Card and 512 MB ROM. If you are looking for gaming then don’t waste your money on this devices, go for device which offers at least 512MB RAM and dual core processor. Zync cloud Z 5 and Spice Smart Flo Pace 2 Mi 502 have 512 MB RAM and Zync cloud Z 5 has 4 GB internal memory. Using Videocon A 45 you will get 1.2 GHz processor.

Camera :

It comes with main camera of 3.0 MP with LED flash having 2048 x 1536 Pixels video recording and front camera of 0.3 MP which is poor but useable for video chatting, having 640×480 Pixels video recording. The main camera has 4X zoom facility. It is featured with Multi shot mode, Night mode. But Zync cloud Z5 has 8.0 MP rear camera and Spice Smart Flo Pace 2 Mi 502 has 1.3 MP front camera for better experience.

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Camera

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Camera

Connectivity :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth v3.0 with FTP, A2DP, OPP connectivity can be used to transfer data to and from other compatible devices. It also has Micro USB Port, 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack, microphone, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Dual SIM Dual Standby (GSM + GSM). In addition it has EDGE, GPRS and GPS connectivity. But there is no 3G support but you can use 2G (GPRS). Also the FM radio in this device that can be used to listen to popular radio channels.

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Connectivity

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Connectivity

Battery :

It is loaded with 2000 mAH Standard Li-ion Battery which gives stand by time up to 280 hours and talk time up to 7 hours. But on using internet or WiFi the battery doesn’t support well. But Zync cloud Z5 is loaded with 2500 mAH battery power.

Price and Availability :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 View

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 View

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 is available for a price tag of Rs.6,486 at infibeam.com in India.

PROS :

  • Good display resolution
  • Dual SIM support
  • Budget tablet

CONS :

  • Less RAM
  • Older version of Android OS
  • Lack of 3G connectivity

Comparison :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Comparison
Tablet OS Screen Resolution Camera Storage Processor CPU Price
Micromax Canvas Viva A 72 Android 2.3.x 5.0 800 x 480 3.0 MP 110 MB ARM Cortex A8 1.0 GHz Rs.6486
Videocon A 45 Android 2.3.x 5.0 800 x 480 3.2 MP 512 MB ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz Rs.5899
Spice Smart Flo Pace 2 Mi 502 Android 4.0.x 5.0 800 x 480 5.0 MP 512 MB ARM Cortex A8 1.0 GHz Rs.6999
Zync cloud Z 5 Android 4.0.x 5.0 800 x 480 8.0 MP 4 GB ARM Cortex A8 1.0 GHz Rs.6990

Ratings :

Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Ratings
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GadgetsGuru
rating_3_5 (3.5 out of 5)

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  1. prasenjit saha says:

    can i use micromax canvas viva a72 as a 3g smart phone,for video calling..please help me how to use 3g in this phone.

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