Looking at Xiaomi’s Redmi Note handset, other smartphone companies will also be encouraged to bring out 4 GB RAM variants in the same price range. HMD Global has also geared up to compete with Redmi Note 5 Pro. 4 GB RAM variant nokia 6 Will compete directly with Redmi Note 5 Pro. Not only this, company’s own smartphone Mi A1 has also come under the ambit of this competition.
Let’s take a look at the Redmi Note 5 Pro available in the market on the basis of price, specifications and features. mi a1How much better than Nokia 6, Honor 9 Lite…
Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Honor 9 Lite (4GB variant) price
Talking about Redmi Note 5 Pro, its 4 GB RAM handset is priced at Rs 13,999. At the same time, you will have to pay Rs 16,999 for the 6 GB RAM option. The sale of both the variants will start from February 22 on Flipkart, Mi Home and Mi.com. Over time, the handsets will also be available through Xiaomi’s offline retail partners. The handsets come with an ultra slim case, in which the user is being given Rs 2,200 cashback and 100% additional data from Jio. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold color options.
Talking about the Mi A1, Xiaomi launched it in September last year, which cost Rs 14,999. Later its price was reduced to Rs 13,999. The Android One-powered smartphone is available for sale on Flipkart, Me.com, Sangeetha Store, Poorvika, etc. It is available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Special Edition Red color options.
Now turn to Nokia 6. Nokia 6 equipped with 3 GB RAM was launched in India in June last year. Then the price of this handset was Rs 14,999. The 4 GB variant of this handset has recently been launched with a price of Rs 16,999. The new Nokia 6 will start selling on Flipkart from February 20. The company has not pulled out any attractive offers with it but it will get an exchange discount of Rs 2,000. The handset is available only in Matte Black color option.
Now turn to Honor 9 Lite. This handset of Huawei has been knocked only last month. The price of Honor Lite with 4 GB RAM is Rs 14,999. It is available on Flipkart in 3 color options. A back cover is also being given with it. Along with this, 10 percent cashback is also being given on purchase through Citibank’s credit and debit cards.
Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Honor 9 Lite (4GB RAM variant) specifications
Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat. It also has a 5.99-inch full-HD + (1080×2160 pixels) display. The screen is of 18:9 aspect ratio. 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 636 processor works to speed up the phone. Adreno 509 GPU is integrated for graphics. There are two RAM options – 4GB or 6GB. The fingerprint sensor is also on the back side of this handset.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has dual rear camera setup. There is a 12-megapixel primary camera with F / 2.2 aperture on the back. Jugalbandi with this is available in 5 megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture. LED flash module is provided with dual rear camera setup. There is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor on the front panel. Storage in both variants of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is 64 GB and it is possible to use microSD card if needed. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. The battery is of 4000 mAh. It is claimed to deliver up to 14 hours of continuous video playback. Its dimensions are 158.6×75.4×8.05 millimeters and weighing 181 grams.
Coming to the Xiaomi Mi A1, it sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. The Mi A1 comes with a hybrid dual sim design. The handset has 64 GB of inbuilt storage. An option has been given to increase the storage up to 128 GB with the help of microSD card. If you do not use MicroSD card, then you will be able to install two nano sims.
Now the most important feature of the handset is the dual camera. You will get two sensors of 12 megapixels. One is a wide angle lens with F 2.2 aperture and the other is a telephoto lens with F 2.6 aperture. We got to see the same camera setup in the flagship Xiaomi Mi 6 as well. You also get 2x optical zoom thanks to the telephoto lens, which is a remarkable feature at this price. The camera app also has a portrait mode for the bokeh effect, just like the iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5. A 5-megapixel camera has been given on the front panel of Mi A1, which comes with real-time beautification.
Talking about the software, this Xiaomi phone will run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. It is the latest Android OS for non-Google smartphones to date. The Mi A1 has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3.5mm audio jack with 4G VoLTE. Its battery is of 3080 mAh. Sensors on the Xioami M A1 include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The dimensions of the smartphone are 155.4×75.8×7.3mm and it weighs 168 grams.
Now it is the turn of Nokia 6 with 4 GB RAM variants. The Nokia 6 out-of-the-box runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. The Nokia 6 is a dual sim phone and has a 3000 mAh battery.
The unibody of the Nokia 6 is built with 6000 series aluminum. At the same time, the home button is also the fingerprint sensor. It sports a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto focus and dual tone flash. For selfie lovers, an 8-megapixel sensor with F/2.0 aperture has been given. The smartphone comes with Dolby Atmos technology and has dual amplifiers for louder sound. The fingerprint sensor is also given in the home button itself.
Now coming to the specification of Honor 9 Lite. Honor 9 Lite with dual sim runs on Android 8.0 Oreo based Honor 9 Lite. The phone sports a 5.65-inch Full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display. The aspect ratio of the screen is 18:9 and the pixel density is 428 PPI. The Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor has been given in the phone. Our comparison is with the 4GB RAM variant but it is also available in 3GB RAM option. Honor 9 Lite is available in 32 GB or 64 GB storage option which can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card. Talking about the camera in the phone, the phone has a 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary sensor on the rear. The rear camera supports PDAF. The same camera setup is in the front as well. You will also find modes like 3D Beauty, Bokeh Effect, Panorama in the camera. The phone supports hybrid dual sim. The handset runs on Android 8.0 Oreo based EMUI 8.0.
3000 mAh battery will work to power Honor-9 Lite. Whose standby time of up to 24 days and talk time of up to 20 hours on 3G network has been claimed. Apart from this, the company says that the phone will get up to 13 hours of video playback, up to 86 hours of music playback and about 9 hours of access time using 4G internet. In terms of connectivity, the Honor 9 Lite features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB with OTG. Accelerometer, light sensor and magnetometer, proximity sensor have been given in the phone. The dimensions of the phone are 151×71.9×7.6 millimeters and the weight is 149 grams.
redmi note 5 pro Vs Honor Honor 9 Lite Vs mi a1 Vs nokia 6
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|Screen Size (inch)||5.99||5.65||5.50||5.50|
|resolution||1080×2160 pixels||1080×2160 pixels||1080×1920 pixels||1080×1920 pixels|
|protection type||gorilla Glass||,||,||,|
|pixels per inch (ppi)||,||428||,||403|
|processor||1.8 GHz Octa-Core||octa-core||2 GHz Octa-Core||1.4GHz octa-core|
|processor model||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636||HiSilicon Kirin 659||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB||3 GB|
|internal storage||64 GB||64 GB||64 GB||32 GB|
|expandable storage type||microSD||microSD||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||128||256||128||128|
|rear camera||12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)||13-megapixel + 2-megapixel||12-megapixel||16-megapixel|
|rear autofocus||phase detection autofocus||phase detection autofocus||,||,|
|rear flash||led||Yes||dual led||dual led|
|front camera||20-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.0-micron)||13-megapixel + 2-megapixel||5-megapixel||8-megapixel|
|Skin||MIUI 9||EMUI 8.0||,||,|
|Wi-Fi Standard Support||802.11 b/g/n/ac||802.11 b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No||,||No||No|
|usb type c||,||,||Yes||,|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim|
|3D face recognition||No||,||,||,|
|ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|