We have had a host of smartphones arriving from a number of makers around the globe. While most are assorted in the budget segment of the market, others keep up the tradition of high end specs and features.
The native smartphone market has grown and evolved over the last few months with so many handset makers entering the race to the top. And with names such as Samsung, Sony and HTC already in the mix, the race has gotten even harder.
But while the market grows on and evolves with each year passing by, it actually goes on to make the market even more open than it was even a few year back. Thus facilitating a host of smartphone makers to enter the race.
Recently, two smartphones that were revealed in the market were the new Xiaomi Redmi 1s and the recently announced LG L60. While both the handsets have arrived at a crucial juncture in the market, the specs for both have shown great promise.
So here's a look at a detailed specs comparison between both the handsets.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Operating Systems
There's no real distinction in this reagrd since both the handsets come running the Google-based Android operating system. However, the LG L60 has a bigger presence since it offers the latest KitKat OS.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Display and Dimensions
The Xiaomi Redmi 1S sports a 4.7-inch capacitive touch screen, while rendering 720x1280 pixels resolution. The device's overall dimensions measure up to 137.00 x 69.00 x 9.90 mm, while it weighs in at 158g.
The LG L60, on the other hand, sports a slightly lesser 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, while rendering a greater 480x800 pixels resolution. The device's overall dimensions measure up to 124.1 x 66.3 x 11.8 mm, while it weighs in at 119g.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Camera
The Xiaomi Redmi 1S, in terms of camera, offers an 8-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels, with autofocus and LED flash. There's also a secondary 1.6-megapixel camera at the front.
The LG L60, on the other hand, sports a 5-megapixel primary camera, again sporting a pixel resolution of 2592х1944 pixels, with LED flash. The device also has a secondary VGA camera on board that's more than enough for conducting video chats.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Processor
While the Xiaomi Redmi 1S is equipped with a 1.6 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, its LG counterpart powers up the L60 via a similar 1.6 GHz quad core Cortex-A7 processor.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Storage and RAM
The Xiaomi Redmi 1S, in this respect, offers 1GB of RAM, with the device arriving in a 8GB internal memory variant. However, there's the option to expand the device's memory further upto another 64GB via a microSD card.
The LG L60, on the other hand, offers a lesser 512MB of RAM while offering the device in 4GB internal memory variant. Again, there's the option to expand the device's memory up to another 32GB as an external microSD slot for additional memory is provided.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Battery
While the Xiaomi Redmi 1S juices up the device via a 2000 mAh battery, the LG L60 is powered by a slightly lesser 1540 mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Price
While the Xiaomi Redmi 1S has been priced at Rs. 5,999, the LG-made L60 has a price tag of Rs. 7,990.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Vs LG L60: Verdict
We are at a point where it seems both the handsets more or less fall in the same category. Both the handsets have been made with the budget audience in mind. And as expected from budget offerings in its range, none of them divert.
However, if we are indeed to pick a winner among two, we have to go with the Xiaomi Redmi 1s. And that's simply because it has better features compared to the L60. Sure, the L60 comes with Android KitKat on board, but we fail to see anyone paying 7k for a handset that has 512MB of RAM.