Looking at Xiaomi’s Redmi Note handset, other smartphone companies will also be encouraged to remove 4 GB RAM variants in the same price range. HMD Global has also geared up to compete with the Redmi Note 5 Pro. 4 GB RAM variants nokia 6 It will compete directly with the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Not only this, the company’s own smartphone Mi A1 has come under the purview of this competition.
Let’s take a look at the price, specification and features that Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in the market. m a1How better is it compared to Nokia 6, Honor 9 Lite…
Prices of Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Honor 9 Lite (4GB variant)
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. After some time, these handsets will also be available at Xiaomi’s offline retail partners. The handsets come with an ultra slim case, in which the user is being given a cashback of Rs 2,200 and 100 percent additional data from Jio. Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold color options.
Talking about Mi A1, Xiaomi launched it in September last year, which was priced at Rs 14,999. Later its price was reduced to Rs 13,999. This smartphone running on Android One is available for sale on Flipkart, Mi.Com, Sangeeta Store, Poorvika etc. It is available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Special Edition Red color options.
Now it’s the turn of Nokia 6. Equipped with 3 GB RAM, Nokia 6 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 come out with any attractive offer with this but it will get an exchange discount of Rs 2,000. This handset is available only in Matte Black color option.
Now it’s the turn of Honor 9 Lite. This handset of Huawei has been knocked only last month. Honor Lite with 4 GB RAM is priced at Rs 14,999. It is available on Flipkart with 3 color options. A back cover is also being given with this. Also, 10 percent cashback is also being given on purchases made using Citibank credit and debit cards.
Specifications of Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Honor 9 Lite (4GB RAM variant)
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. Speeding up the phone is the 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 636 processor. Adreno 509 GPU is integrated for graphics. There are two RAM options – 4 GB or 6 GB. The fingerprint sensor is also on the back of this handset.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a dual rear camera setup. On the back side there is a 12-megapixel primary camera with F / 2.2 aperture. Along with this, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture in Jugalbandi. The LED flash module is provided with the dual rear camera setup. There is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor on the front panel. Both the variants of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro have 64 GB of storage and it is also 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 claims about up to 14 hours of continuous video playback. Its dimensions are 158.6×75.4×8.05mm and weighing 181 grams.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 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. There is an option to expand the storage up to 128 GB with the help of microSD card. If you do not use a microSD card, then you will be able to put 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 also got to see the same camera setup in the flagship Xiaomi Mi 6. You will also get 2x optical zoom due to the telephoto lens which is a noticeable feature at this price point. The camera app also has a portrait mode for the bokeh effect, similar to 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 phone of Xiaomi will run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. This is the latest Android OS for non-Google smartphones as of today. The Mi A1 has 4G VoLTE with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3.5mm audio jack. Its battery is 3080 mAh. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer and proximity sensor have been given in Xioami M A1. The dimensions of the smartphone are 155.4×75.8×7.3mm and weighs 168 grams.
Now it is the turn of Nokia 6 with 4 GB RAM variant. Nokia 6 Out of Box runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display that comes with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphone has Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. Nokia 6 is a dual sim phone and packs 3000 mAh battery.
The unibody of the Nokia 6 is made with 6000 series aluminum. At the same time, the home button itself is also a fingerprint sensor. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, which is equipped with 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 dual amplifiers for louder noise. 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 Honor 9 Lite based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The phone has a 5.65 inch Full HD + (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display. The aspect ratio of the screen is 18: 9 and pixel density is 428 ppi. 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 the 3GB RAM option. Honor 9 Lite is available in 32GB or 64GB storage option which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. Talking about the camera in the phone, the phone has a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor on the rear. The rear camera supports PDAF. The same camera setup is also on the front. In the camera you will also find modes like 3D Beauty, Bokeh Effect, Panorama. 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 the Honor 9 Lite. Which is claimed to provide up to 24 days of standby time and up to 20 hours of talk time on 3G network. 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 on 4G internet usage. Talking about connectivity, features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and Micro USB with OTG have been provided in Honor 9 Lite. Accelerometer, light sensor and magnetometer, proximity sensor have been given in the phone. The dimensions of the phone are 151×71.9×7.6mm and weighing 149 grams.