Within some days the indian smartphone market would be influenced by two more devices- Moto E (Second generation) and Xiaomi Redmi 2. Both the devices aim at the entry-level or the under 10k price bracket, good for first time android users and people who are not willing to spend a whole lot of money just to make calls-as they say. So, here we are another comparison between devices targeted at the same audience.
Moto E (2015) was launched earlier and will go on sale on 12 March,2015- at flipkart. The devices is an upgraded model of the Moto E (2014) with slight changes like Dual to Quad Core, increase in the screen size , bump in the internal storage to 8GB etc.
While the Xiaomi Redmi 2 was just launched in india. It was launched today, the 12 March, 2015. The device is a beast when the specs are analysed, with a variant that will give you 2GB RAM/16GB ROM.
Now we see if the two devices are a competition for each other-specification wise, below is a table that will help you understand the devices better than the text.
|Feature(s)||Moto E (2015)||Redmi 2|
|Display||4.5 inches,540 x 960 pixels (~245 ppi)||4.7 inches,720 x 1280 pixels(312ppi)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD||IPS LCD|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Operating System and Custom Skin||Android OS, v5.0(Lollipop)||Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), MIUI 6.0|
|Rear Camera||5 MP(2592 х 1944 pixels)||8 MP(3264 x 2448 pixels)|
|Front Camera||VGA||2 MP|
|Dimensions||129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3 mm||134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm|
|Video Capabilities (Rear)||720p@30fps||1080p@30fps|
|Battery||Li-Ion 2390 mAh battery||Li-Po 2200 mAh battery|