Display and design
The Micromax Canvas Win W121 is one among the first set of Windows Phone OS powered phone launched by a homegrown manufacturer. It features a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels (HD). The device is pretty lightweight and flaunts a premium look. It is encased in a plastic body with a faux-leather back panel and a metal-finished band running around the sides.
UI and configuration
The Canvas Win W121 runs Windows Phone 8.1, making it one of the first devices (after Nokia Lumia 630) to run the latest iteration of Windows Phone operating system. However, here you miss the bundle of useful pre-loaded apps exclusive to Nokia Lumia devices.
The Canvas Win W121 is based on the Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) for Windows Phone devices, ensuring a smooth operation even when running multiple apps and games. It derives processing power from a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 quad-core chipset from Qualcomm, accompanied by 1GB of RAM.
Camera and storage
For photography, the Micromax Canvas Win W121 is equipped an 8MP auto focus primary camera with LED flash, and a 2MP fixed focus front shooter for video calling and selfies. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, out of which around 4.5GB is available to users. You can also add up to 32GB of external memory using a microSD card.
Connectivity and battery
The Micromax Canvas Win W121 is a dual-SIM device with support to 3G only on the primary SIM slot. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and GPS with A-GPS. The device is fuelled by a 2,000mAh user-replaceable battery.
The Micromax Canvas W121 comes with a lucrative price tag, making it a tempting device if you are looking to ditch Android for your next smartphone. Besides the fresh OS, you get a Snapdragon chipset powered 3G smartphone with many features giving it an edg