Micromax Canvas Fun A63 review it’s a downgraded Micromax A74

The Micromax A63 from the Canvas Fun series is a downgraded version of Micromax Canvas Fun A74. This dual SIM handset runs on Android 4.2 and is powered by 1.3GHz dual core processor. It houses a 4 inch touch screen, supports 3G and is priced at Rs. 6,399.

Inside the Box
You will find the Micromax Canvas Fun A63, earphone, 1500 mAh removable battery, screen guard, warranty card, data cable, power adapter and user guide. The SAR value is 0.70 W/kg @1g head and 1.25W/kg @ 1g body.

Design, Display and OS
The handset has got a good build quality; rear side is with matte finish. The power button is placed on the left, volume rockers on the right, 3.5mm audio jack and micro USB port on the top. This is a dual SIM handset and SIM slot 1 supports 3G.

Micromax A63 is light weight at 122 grams. Thickness is 11.84mm, breadth 65.79mm and length is 124.37mm. Screen is 4 inches (TFT) supporting WVGA – 800×480 pixels resolution with 16M colors. Touch is responsive, smooth and overall a lag free experience. Viewing angles are okay – not really that good. The A63 runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. There is software update option from Micromax (OTA updates). There are two sensors accelerometer and proximity sensors.

Micromax A63 box pack

Memory and Storage
Micromax Canvas Fun A63 comes loaded with 512MB RAM and 4Gigs of internal storage. Of 512MB RAM 230 MB is free and of 4GB storage, 1.1GB is assigned for apps and 1.12GB as phone storage. Micro SD slot is present that can house 32GB cards. Apps can be installed on external storage. OTG is not supported.

Micromax A63 review

Performance, Benchmark and Gaming
The MMX A63 houses a 1.3GHz MT6572 chipset (cortex A7) with Mali 400 MP GPU, it’s the same hardware as found on Micromax A74, Xolo A500S. The performance is good. Gaming is not that smooth as seen on A74 and A500S, there is a mild lag – check the video review. Modern combat 4 and Asphalt 7 did not show up on Google Play.

Micromax A63

Benchmark scores

  • Quadrant Benchmark : 3273.
  • Antutu Benchmark : 11155.
  • Vellamo Benchmark : HTML5 – 1633, Metal – 471.
  • Nenamark2 : 40.8fps.
  • Multi Touch : 2 point Multi Touch.

Camera and Entertainment
Don’t expect too much from the camera its fixed focus with 2MP resolution and LED flash that hardly works (though it does flash). There is front VGA camera too for video calls. Check the sample images shot using the A63 handset plus the 720p video sample. The still picture quality is okay and video at 720p with 12fps is no good. Full HD video playback is possible using MX player in H/W mode.

Micromax A63 2MP FF camera with LED

Others
No issues with the sound, it loud and clear. This handset supports 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. There is no built in GPS receiver, in fact the GPS option is missing in the Notification and quick settings options. You can use Wi-Fi and mobile networks to get the location but it’s not very accurate.

1500 mAh Battery
The 1500 mAh battery gives a talktime of up to 4 hours. I used the handset continuously for 30 minutes (running benchmarks, playing games etc) the battery dropped by 11% and temp rose to 37 degree.

Micromax A63 1500 mah battery

Micromax Canvas Fun A63 verdict
The Micromax A63 competes with Xolo A500s and the Micromax Fun A74. All of these handsets use the same hardware with minor changes like screen size, design and battery. A63 is priced at Rs. 6,399 and does not come with built in GPS. The Xolo A500s is a better option for few hundred Rs. More or spend some extra and get the Micromax A74.

Micromax A63 image Gallery

Sample images shot using this handset

Micromax canvas fun A63 unboxing and review video

720p video shot using this handset


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  1. Prasad says

    my micromax A63 is not switching on , last time it was switched on several attempts but this time its not please suggest any solutions

  2. techna says

    I thought only i am facing the problem of hanging in this cell but guess i have lot of company over here… this cell si a crap and i’ll suggest ppl not to buy it… i gave this cell for service 3 times and its still not working properly.

    • techna says

      The service ppl are saying they need to replace the mother board to fix the issue, but they are not ready to replace the cell. If to fix the issue they need to replace the mother board then don’t u call it a manufacturing defect and shouldn’t they take responsibility to replace the defected piece??

  3. Animesh Dutta says

    Hey Gogi Sir,
    asking to u which phn is best under 6k price list.i listed many phones ..this ar nokia asha 502,micromax a63,lava iris 355,xolo a500s
    tell which is best for me..
    Hope u will rply at my email..

  4. neha says

    it saya that pn. has proximity sensor. but whenever m on call and try to operate dial screen it goes blank. its sensor do not work or it doesn’t have one….. plz rply

    • snehasis says

      Best way to try every call when connected before the use lock button, I am facing same problem in 2 times proximity sensor not responding & my phone hanged up.

  5. farha says

    this phone has lots of problems…i buyed it today only nd my screen is not working den i exchanged it wid another same model den still my google store is not working memory card is not supporting….and alot more…so i am going now to exchnge wid another mobile…huhh…

  6. maddyy says

    I purchased this phone 1week ago now it is hanging.when it hangs its screen goes in standby mode and unlock button doesn’t work.then i have to remove its battery n it starts working.what should i do?

    • Ankit says

      Hi I also received a same problem in my s duos frequently therefore I bought s duos 2.
      Try pressing and holding the power key for
      about 8-10 secs.

  7. karthik says

    No. Don’t buy. I buy dis pone last week it’s have lots of prob like mobile heating near cam..low music quality. Waste of my 7600.

  8. Mantai says

    I’ve bought dis phone 1 weeek ago, but its download speed is very very slow. 4-5 MB takes more than 1 hour. then thnk, 30-35 MB hw mch it will take???

    • mudit says

      which browser u are using
      since its a 3G phone it must give more speed
      am a bolt a65 user and it gives speed up to 25-30 kbps at its best and thi phone is 2G
      i use opera and uc to download 5mb downloads in just 4-5 min.

      • Mantai says

        I hv airtel 3g connection, UC browser and Opera also. Today also I’ve downloaded a mp3 ” Pehla nasha” in about 40 mins.

  9. VK18 says

    After using Mmx Canvas Fun A63 for 1 week i will definitely say that it is an awesome phone for under 6.5k budget !!
    Only disappointment for me its camera(in low light only).All other things r perfect !
    HATS OFF TO MICROMAX FOR LAUNCHING THIS PHONE AT THIS PRICE TAG ! ! !

  10. Himadri says

    Can anyone tell me, how many hours of battery backup gives this phone and its support GPS or not ??? (my english is bad..so sorry)

  11. ankit says

    after 1 months uses i can say its a paisa vasul phone.good looks, never hangs,game work butter smooth, enjoyed watching Hollywood movie,good headphones, descent battery, very poor camera.

    • mudit says

      since u r using it since last 1 month….
      what do u think dose this phone will last longer for 1.5 – 2 years…… !!!!
      or samsung star pro will last longer for 2 years..!

      • priyank says

        On my experience i have seen these phones with varied natures
        some says it the worst phone n sum says it never hangs

        i think u should go for star pro bcoz that too will hang sumtime but will not trouble u

  12. vinod says

    dear sir,
    micromax a63 when i go to contacts and call it directly runs into video phone how to disable this and make a simple call

    • Gogi RanaGogi Rana says

      Star pro does not support 3G, if you want to go for 3G handset then better go with A74 cause A63 does not come with GPS.

      • mudit says

        thank u sir
        but what about the gaming experience b/w a63 and star pro which one is giving lag free enperience… :O
        I am feeling risky in taking micromax product , coz it dosent last long … will this a63 will be able to last long…!
        thank u :)

  13. SISHIL.K says

    dear gogi sir ,
    my budget only 6k. usages-facebook more times , want led as torch light(or camera flash light) , 3g must &safe SAR value. Is mmx a63 good 4 me…will i get battery backup of 1 day pls suggest me a phone sir. waiting 4 ur reply

  14. mudit says

    hello gogi sir :)

    i am also fed up from my bolt a65
    it hangs in almost every possible case… example
    •while playing game
    •while playing music
    •while playing videos
    •when watching videos on u tube
    •when it is on charging
    •when it is kept idle
    •when there is incomming call
    •when my alarm rings ….. etc

    it hangs more than 3 times a day
    may be some times 8 – 10 times a day… :(
    i wana know that wethr this phone is showing these problems or not….. :(
    thanks in advnc for ur support… :)

  15. Shubham Rai says

    Gogi Plz help me out. My budget is Rs. 6000 which I cannot extend. Which phone would be better Micromax A89 or A63

    • ankit says

      no doubt a63 its awesome looking phone with better display then a89 bcz of 16m colour support. If u don’t bothered camera and gps then blindly go with it.And i even dont known what is gps using gps Nokia phone last 8 year and never use it.My friend has 89 and he is jellies of me.Its headphones is very good support 5.1 surrounding sound.display is very good.Trust me you will never ever regret buying this.

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