Redmi 2 is available online which has increased the competition in the low budget Android smartphones segment. Xiaomi is now a very popular company worldwide and all this has happened because of the success its smartphones have got. Xiaomi must be definitely expecting that Redmi 2 will get lot of demand in India. Due to the same price, Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a tough competitor to Motorola’s Moto E (2nd Gen). You may be really confuse that which smartphone you should buy out of these 2 and that’s why you may want to compare both of them. In this post I’ll do the comparison of Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen).
Both the smartphones are Dual SIM. Redmi 2’s both SIM slots support 4G connectivity. Moto E (2nd Gen) SIM slots support 3G connectivity, while soon the 4G variant is going to get available online.
Moto E (2nd Gen) works on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system, while Xiaomi Redmi 2 works on Android 4.4 (KitKat) having MIUI 6 on the top.
Xiaomi Redmi 2
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Moto E (2nd Gen) as we know comes with 4.5 inch TFT LCD display screen having resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It comes with Gorilla Glass protection.
Redmi 2 is provided with little larger IPS HD screen which is of 4.7 inch having 1280 x 720 pixels. It is not having Gorilla Glass protection, but it is provided with AGC Dragontail Glass protection.
Also Check – Moto E (2nd Gen) Features Compared with Lenovo A6000
Processor, RAM and Memory
Moto E (2nd Gen) comes with 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snadragon 200 processor, while Xiaomi Redmi 2 comes with powerful 1.2GHz 64 Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor.
The similarity between both these new low budget Android smartphones is that both of them come with 1GB RAM, internal memory of 8GB and you’ll be able to get external memory up to 32GB.
Camera Features Comparison
Redmi 2 has got good 8 megapixel rear facing camera having LED flash, while Moto E (2nd Gen) comes with rear facing camera of 5 megapixel. Moto E (2nd Gen)’s rear facing camera misses out LED flash which is one of the things many may not like.
The front facing camera provided in Moto E (2nd Gen) is a 0.3 megapixel camera, while the one provided in Redmi 2 is a 2 megapixel camera which will definitely be useful in taking good quality selfies.
Moto E (2nd Gen)
Connectivity Features and Battery
Redmi 2 comes with 4G and it priced Rs 6,999. Moto E (2nd Gen)’s 4G variant is going to cost Rs 2,000 more than its 3G variant. So if you’re looking for a 4G Android smartphone under Rs 7,000, then you may definitely opt for Redmi 2.
The other connectivity features are Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi.
Redmi 2 comes with 2200 mAh battery, while Moto E (2nd Gen) comes with 2390 mAh battery. Redmi 2’s battery has also got Quick Charge 1.0 support which means that you’ll be able to charge Xiaomi Redmi 2 faster.
Moto E (2nd Gen) can be bought immediately online, but for buying Redmi 2 you’ll need to wait for the next flash sales. The first flash sales of Redmi 2 took place today which is on 24th March.
This comparison of Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Moto E (2nd Gen) must have definitely made you make the decision that whether you should go for the new Xiaomi smartphone or the new Motorola smartphone. You can even decide to wait for Lenovo A7000 which will soon get available online in India. Will you buy Moto E (2nd Gen) or Xiaomi Redmi 2 smartphone?