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Micromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB) vs ZTE Axon M (Z999)

Side by side comparison between Micromax Canvas Nitro vs ZTE Axon M phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE Axon M XMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)06Points
Micromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
ZTE Axon M (Z999)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20
MP

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE Axon M (Z999)

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Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)6 Advantages Micromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)vsAxon M (Z999)24 Advantages ZTE Axon M (Z999)
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)46%
Lighter
vs230 grams (8.05 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)37%
Thinner
vs12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+(front) 5MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.7Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs+2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+64GB (45GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+424 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.2"4%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 20MP56%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.4.2 KitKatvs+Android 7.1.2 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.2 Nougat is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps13 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2500 mAhvs+3180 mAh27%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

18 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
Capacitive
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
ModelCanvas Nitro (A311 16GB)Axon M (Z999)
Other model namesMicromax A311 Canvas Nitro Dual-SimAT&T ZTE Axon M foldable, ZTE Z999, 中兴天机Axon M
Country or region availableIndia
India
USA
USA
BrandMicromaxZTE
Release dateDecember, 2014November, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)71.63 x 141 millimeters (2.82 x 5.55 in)71.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.82 x 5.94 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)230 grams (8.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Micromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6592 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996AB Pro (14nm)
CPU processor1.7Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A7Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 530 624Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)64GB (45GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~69% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Dual-Band 850/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900GSM 850/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels20 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5472x3648 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Pristine White, Mystic Blue
- Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Carbon Black
- 2.5D glass screen
- Additional 5.2" IPS screen (Dual screen)
- Quick Charge 3.0 (47% in 30min)
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Sony IMX350 sensor in both cameras
- Slow motion 720p@240fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh3180 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1710 minutes | 28.5 hours | 1.2 days
Standby19200 minutes | 320 hours | 13.3 days17400 minutes | 290 hours | 12.1 days
Radiation rateMicromax Canvas Nitro (A311 16GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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