Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6: Which Phone Should You Buy?

Xiaomi has launched the successor to Mi 5 in China called Mi 6. This phone is the Chinese phone maker’s flagship device> Reports suggest it will be coming to India soon. However, it has some unlikely competition from a fellow compatriot. Lenovo-owned Motorola will be introducing the successor to Moto Z this year. Currently being referred to as Moto Z2, this phone will further the concept of modularity in smartphones. How do the two phones compare? Find out in this Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 comparison.

Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 - Xiaomi Mi 6

The Mi 6 is expected to come to India shortly as it has already been launched in China

Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6

Price in India

Motorola Moto Z2 Price (expected) Rs 52,000
Xiaomi Mi 6 Price (expected) Rs 23,500

There is a big gap between the two phones’ pricing. No matter what we say, it will not justify the extra cash the Moto Z2 charges over the Xiaomi Mi6. So, the Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 comparison sees Xiaomi Mi 6 take the lead.

Also Read: A Lowdown of Motorola Moto Z2 triplets

Specifications

Specifications Xiaomi Mi 6 Motorola Moto Z2
Processor 2.45GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 2.4GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM 6GB 4GB
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB 64GB (expandable up to 2TB)
Display 5.15-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, LCD, 16:9 aspect ratio 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440p) resolution, AMOLED, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.1 Nougat
Primary (rear) Camera Dual, 12-megapixel with flash Dual, 13-megapixel with flash
Front Camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Battery 3350mAh 3000mAh with Turbo Charging
Dual SIM Yes Yes

The Xiaomi Mi 6 offers more RAM, more battery and two storage variants. The Motorola Moto Z2 counters with single internal storage variant, bigger and better screen and slightly higher resolution rear cameras. Calling this round of Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 a tie will be a good decision.

Also Read: A Lowdown on Xiaomi Mi 6

Features

Xiaomi Mi 6 Motorola Moto Z2
Dual rear cameras Metal construction
Glass-metal construction Dual rear cameras
6GB RAM Water resistant
Two special editions USB Type-C
Water resistant Fingerprint reader on front panel
USB Type-C Moto mods
Fingerprint reader on front panel Bluetooth 5.0

Both phones have a great feature list. However, the Moto Z2 has Moto Mods support. This is a trump card in Motorola’s possession. Through this, you can use Moto Z2 in a variety of ways, such as a projector. Other features being similar, the Moto Z2 wins this round of Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 comparison.

Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 - Motorola Moto Z2

Expect the Moto Z2 to look a lot like the Moto Z2 Play. Image courtesy TechnoBuffalo

Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 Comparison – Conclusion

This comparison is a close one. With both phones winning each round, it all comes down to one factor – value for money. The Xiaomi Mi 6 costs less than Moto Z2. Both phones have similar specs . However, the Moto Z2 will come with stock Android 7.1 Nougat/O. In the end, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is the winner of this Motorola Moto Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 6 comparison However, do stay tuned for more on both phones, only on Intellect Digest.

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