Micromax Canvas Infinity review – MMX is back

After a very long time Micromax launched a handset that seems worth buying, the Micromax Canvas Infinity with wide screen, quad core powered, 16MP front, 13MP back camera and more. But the good part is the price that makes it more tempting, so how good is this handset, read the review to know more.

With the launch of Micromax Canvas Infinity, the company is back in the mobile race. The price is good, features are good and in general the screen / build have already created a lot of interest and this review will help you know the actual performance in real world.

This is Snapdragon 425 quad core powered, not that powerful when it comes to gaming but for normal operations this is good enough. The main highlight of Infinity is the 5.7 inch screen, that does not look like as per the size and the 18:9 aspect ratio completely separates it when compared with other handsets.

Micromax Canvas Infinity Box

The Canvas Infinity is impressive in all areas, except when it comes to high end gaming.

Micromax Canvas Infinity review

Micromax Canvas Infinity features, specifications

Inside the box (unboxing the Micromax Canvas Infinity) :  Handset, data cable (USB to micro USB), travel charger 5V/1.5A, user guide, warranty card, silicon case, standard quality earphone and a screen guard
SAR Value : 0.29 W/kg @ 1g head and 0.60 W/kg @1g body
Body : Build and finishing is very good, weight is 160 grams, back panel can be removed and its made of metal. Even with a bigger screen size the handset is comfortable to hold and use
SIM Type : Micro SIM + Micro SIM + Micro SD card slot
Weight and Dimensions : 160g, 8.1mm, length – 151.52mm, width – 73.16mm
Screen  :  5.7 inches, 1440 x 720 pixels resolution, viewing angles, touch response and color reproduction are very good. Cast Screen is supported
Connectivity :  4G, VoLTE (work on both SIM Slot), WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth
Sensors : Accelerometer, Proximity, light and magnetic sensors – Gyro sensor is missing (no VR support)
LED Notification : Yes
OTG : Yes supported
RAM : 3GB (about 1.3GB free on first boot)
ROM : 32GB (about 21GB free on first boot)
Micro SD : Yes 128GB MAX
OS : Android Nougat 7.1.2 will get Android Oreo update

Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7 inch 2.5D screen with 1440 x 720p resolution

Micromax Canvas Infinity Performance

CPU :  Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad Core 1.4 GHz
GPU :  Adreno 308 GPU
Heating : Medium
Max Battery Temperature : 38 degrees

Performance is good, but when running heavy apps / playing high end games the handset lags. For general usage it is smooth. Handset does not heat up much.

Micromax Canvas Infinity back metal panel

Micromax Canvas Infinity  Benchmark

Quadrant : 11101
Antutu :
36768 / 2563
NenaMark3 :  59.4fps
Multi Touch : 5 points
Disk Speed :  180 MB/s read  and 146 MB/s write

Micromax Canvas Infinity design

 

Micromax Canvas Infinity  Gaming Review

Not really good for hard core gaming users. I played Modern Combat 5 game and that clearly lagged. The next game Asphalt 8 was playable in High quality mode but not that smooth, you will get better experience is medium quality mode.

Micromax Canvas Infinity  Camera  Review

Rear Camera : 13MP, auto focus, flash, f/2.0
Front Camera : 16MP, f/2.0, front flash
Video Recording : 1080p (FHD) resolution

The camera on the Micromax Canvas Infinity is above average, selfie shots are amazing, especially when  using the portrait mode. This portrait mode works for front camera as well as for rear camera. It provides real time bokeh effects, however for this to work you need a face / faces it does not work on object. Check the video review to know more.

Micromax Canvas Infinity 13MP camera Micromax Canvas Infinity build and finishing

There is a new feature called camera roll that shows the recently shot images in the camera app itself, check image below and video to know more.

Micromax Canvas Infinity Camera Roll feature

Rear camera can shoot FHD videos and the quality is pretty good. Night shots turned out really good in HDR and Night mode.

Camera Rating : 4 out of 5

Micromax Canvas Infinity Camera Samples

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Other features

Finger print sensor on the back is pretty fast and accurate. Sound is loud and clear. No issues with Networks.

Micromax Canvas Infinity  Battery Review

Battery capacity : 2900mAh (removable)
Charging Time : Charge – 2 hours 30 minutes using the charger provided
Battery Life : 5 to 8 hours non-stop (moderate to heavy)
Daily usage battery life : One to One and a Half days of mixed usage

Battery Test Results

Battery Temp at idle : 33 degrees
Running Benchmark app :
 16 minutes / 3% / 33 degrees
Mc5 + Asphalt 8  game play : 34 minutes / 11% / 38 degrees
FHD video playback with full brightness (WiFi /4G on) :  18 minutes / 5% / 34 degrees

Micromax Canvas Infinity battery

Verdict

Micromax made a very good comeback by launching the Micromax Canvas Infinity handset, this is really a good looking unique handset that gives a premium feel. Display is unique and front camera does an impressive job. Since this is quad core, high end games will lag. Not really for hardcore gaming users but for normal users this is a very good option.

Micromax is offering 24 hours service promise – repair or replace. Price is also very good at Rs. 9,999.

Rating : 4.2 out of 5

Micromax Canvas Infinity  price in India is Rs. 9,999 sale begins on Amazon from 1st September – registration required.

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