Xiaomi took the wraps off its first made in India smartphone, dubbed the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime earlier this week. The feature-rich budget smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999. The Redmi 2 Prime is available to buy from Mi.com and online retailers including Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal in open sale.
The Redmi 2 Prime will compete with the Yu Yuphoria and Motorola Moto E 4G (Gen 2) smartphones which offer similar specs. Read on to find out how Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime vs Yu Yuphoria vs Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime vs Yu Yuphoria vs Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) Comparison
|Device/Features||Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime||Yu Yuphoria||Motorola Moto E (Gen 2) 4G|
|Price||Rs. 6,999||Rs. 6,999||Rs. 6,999|
|Display||4.7-inch HD IPS, AGC Dragontrail Glass protection)||5-inch HD IPS, Gorilla Glass 3||4.5-inch qHD, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Resolution||1280×720 pixels||1280×720 pixels||960×540 pixels|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz||Quad-core 1.2 GHz||Quad-core 1.2 GHz|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB|
|Rear Camera||8 MP with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and Omnivision sensor||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||5 MP, Auto Focus|
|Front Camera||2 mega pixel||5 MP||0.3 mega pixel|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS||Dual SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6||Android 5.0 Lollipop based Cyaonogen OS 12||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
Processor & RAM
All the three handsets are powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. The Redmi 2 Prime and Yu Yuphoria pack 2GB of RAM while Moto E 4G (gen 2) comes with 1GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system wrapped under MIUI 6. Yu Yuphoria runs Android 5.0 Lollipop based Cyaonogen OS 12 while Moto E 4G (2015) runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Redmi 2 Prime and Yu Yuphoria feature 4.7-inch and 5-inch HD IPS displays respectively with 1280×720 pixels resolution. Moto E 4G (Gen 2) lags behind in this department with a 4.5-inch qHD display with 960×540 pixels resolution.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Yuphoria house 16GB of internal memory while Moto E 4G second generation comes with 8GB of internal memory. All the three phones support expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD card.
Redmi 2 Prime and Yu Yuphoria sport an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash. The front camera on Redmi 2 Prime is 2 mega pixel while on Yuphoria is 5 mega pixel. Moto E 4G (gen 2) sports a 5 mega pixel auto focus rear camera and a 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera.
Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) is the winner in this department with 2390mAh battery followed by Yu Yuphoria with 2230mAh battery and Redmi 2 Prime with 2200mAh battery.
Connectivity options on all the three smartphones include dual SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
All the three smartphone carry the same price tag of Rs. 6,999, yet Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) lags behind in many departments. Specifications and features of Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime and Yu Yuphoria are closely matched. Yu Yuphoria excels in many departments and looks like a strong competitor to Redmi 2 Prime.
Which handset among Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime vs Yu Yuphoria vs Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments section below.