All of the smartphone companies are trying to give their best devices in the budget category and trying to be the king of smartphones in the ‘Budget’ segment . Xiaomi is definitely number one in this price segment but there are other companies are launching devices to beat Xiaomi. Xiaomi recently launched their flagship device “Redmi Note 4” with flagship killer specs under Rs.13000 and the phone is getting awesome response from it’s users. Motorola had launched G series in India primarily targeting the budget segment and no moto device failed in India. Motorola recently has launched Moto G5 plus in India and this phone is also getting good response from peoples.
So, Planning to buy phone but confused? Which one to buy – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 or Moto G5 Plus? Lets try to find out which is the best.
Both phones, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Moto G5 Plus runs on Android, but Redmi note 4 runs on android 6.0 with MIUI where moto G5 plus runs on android 7.0 with stock google UI. You can expect further updates from on both phones, but moto will get updates faster than xiaomi. Note 4 is available in Matt black, gold and dark grey colors and G5 is available in Gold and grey color. Both devices looks beautiful and has strong build.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has 5.5 inch display where Moto G5 has 5.2 inch Display. Both phones has Full HD IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen with full HD , 1080 x 1920 screen resolution. Moto G5 Plus has corning gorilla glass protection, but xiaomi doesn’t have one.
Both phones have 5 MP front camera. Redmi Note 4 has 13 MP primary camera with 1080p @30fps video recording support. Moto G5 Plus has 12 MP primary camera. Both phones Has LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Digital zoom, auto focus, HDR mode, face detection, panorama mode, touch to focus etc. No laser focus is available on both devices.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has 4100 mah , Non removable battery. Moto G5 plus has Non removable 3000 mah battery. Both phones can run for a day in a single charge.
Both Phones Supports 4G LTE,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE and a micro USB port. Surprising thing is Note 4 has a IR blaster with the help of which you can control various electronic items like TV’s , AC Set top box etc. Both phones are having Fingerprint sensors.
Platform and Memory:
Both Xiaomi Redmi note 4 and moto G5 Plus has Chipset of Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 CPU (Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53) and Adreno 506 GPU. In terms of memory, Both phones comes in various versions. Xiaomi Redmi note 4 has 3 versions, 32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM. All three versions supports micro SD card support (upto 256 GB). Moto G5 plus comes in 2 versions, 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM with micro SD card support (upto 256 GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 : Rs. 12999
Moto G5 Plus: Rs. 16999
Both phones have similar specifications, just having different display size. The price difference is Rs. 4000, as if you are having very tight budget, Go for Xiaomi Redmi note 4. Overall, Note 4 is the best buy between this two phones as it is the best fit in this budget category and offers massive flagship like features in just Rs.12999. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the king of mid-budget smartphones in the Indian market with no competition when it comes to the value of money the smartphone maker provides. The only major problem while buying this phone is “Flash Sale” as there are limited quantity of devices available for sale and rush is more. The Moto G5 Plus is already available on Flipkart and can be ordered anytime. While Xiaomi has sold over a million units of Redmi Note 4.