If you are looking for a mid-range smartphone in the sub-Rs 15,000 price tag, you will be spoilt for choice as there are many options to choose from. Though there are many options, you need to choose the best one that might not only look good but also function efficiently.
In the past few months, the Indian market has witnessed the launch of some of the highly anticipated phones adding to the options that are already present. Two such phones that have been launched in India are Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
Here, we have come up with a head-on-head comparison between the two smartphones. These are some of the value for money offerings that are available in the market right now.
Of course, Moto G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 look different
In terms of design, both the smartphones are different to a great extent. The Moto G4 Plus is the slimmest and the lightest one. It has a rubber-textured back that gives a better grip.
On the other hand, the Xiaomi phone features a metallic build that gives a better quality. Though Moto G4 Plus is not completely metallic, there is a metal frame ensuring rigidity.
Both devices have FHD displays that are sharp
Both smartphones flaunt a 5.5-inch FHD 1080p display along with scratch protection. The screens can provide sharp visuals that are much needed by these phones.
However, the Sunlight Display hardware feature in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 makes it better than the Moto G4 Plus. The is a hardware-level technology that helps in adjusting the contrast of the pixels in real time. This way, the images are less affected due to exposure to light outdoors.
Both are powerhouses
Moto G4 Plus equips a Snapdragon 617 SoC mid-range octa-core processor while Redmi Note 3 has an hexa-core Snapdragon 801 SoC that can render stellar performance.
These have 3 GB RAM but there is an option to get 2 GB RAM versions as well. Moto G4 Plus has 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage options and Redmi Note 3 has 16 GB storage and both support expandable storage as well.
Choose between Android Marshmallow and Xiaomi's MIUI 7
Moto G4 Plus runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the Redmi Note 3 is based on a unique variant of Android - MIUI 7. With the Motorola offering, it is up to your choice to customize the apps that you need to any specific task.
On the other hand, the MIUI 7 has a slew of customization options. It depends on your choice completely.
Camera performance is not much different
The primary camera on both the Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is a 16 MP one with dual LED flash and phase detection autofocus. There is a 5 MP front-facer as well on board.
Get over one day of battery life
Moto G4 Plus is juiced up by a 3,000 mAh battery, but Redmi Note 3 excels with a 4,000 mAh battery. Both are non-removable.
Easily, these batteries can last over a day and both can be charged quickly when starting from zero.