Nokia has returned to the Indian smartphone market with three new smartphones. The newly launched Nokia 6 comes with the latest Android OS. While the new handset comes with decent specifications, it doesn’t really stand out among its rivals. Did you miss the Nokia phones? Read more to find how it fares in comparison to the Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4. Let’s do a Nokia 6 Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Comparison: Which Phone is Better?
Nokia 6 Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
|Nokia 6||Rs 14,999|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 4||Rs 12,999|
The Nokia 6 is priced at Rs 14,999 in India. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in three variants – 2GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage. The 4GB RAM variant is currently available at Rs 12,999 on Flipkart. In terms of pricing, the Xiaomi handset gets a slight advantage.
|Specifications||Nokia 6||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 64GB|
|Processor||1.4 GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430||2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625|
|Internal Storage||32GB (expandable up to 128GB)||64GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Display||5.0-inch, Full HD resolution, IPS LCD, Gorilla Glass 3||5.0-inch, HD resolution, IPS LCD|
|OS||Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat||Android v6.0 Marshmallow|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||16MP with flash||13MP with Flash|
While the Nokia 6 is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505 GPU. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor along with 4GB RAM and Mali-T880 MP4 graphics engine. Both devices are supported by 4GB RAM. While the new Nokia smartphone comes with stock Android Nougat operating system, the Redmi Note 4 runs Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS.
On the camera front, the Nokia 6 sports a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. Camera features include phase detection autofocus (PDAF), dual color LED flash, ISO control, f/2.0 aperture and High Dynamic Range mode. While the Redmi Note 4 comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with CMOS sensor, PDAF (phase detection autofocus), f.2.0 aperture and a dual-color LED flash. It also features a 5MP front camera. While the Nokia 6 comes with 32GB internal storage, the Redmi Note 4 boasts of 64GB internal storage.
The Nokia 6 is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-polymer battery. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with a larger 4,100mAh Li-polymer battery, which will last you for more than a day. While the Nokia 6 offers a better front camera, the Redmi Note 4 gets an advantage in this segment too, thanks to its huge battery.
|Nokia 6||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4|
|Micro-USB 2.0||Bluetooth v4.2|
|NFC||Special Privacy Features|
|Autofocus front camera||USB Type-C|
|Bluetooth v4.1||CMOS sensor (rear camera)|
Both smartphones sport 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution. Design-wise, the metal body design of Redmi Note 4 looks more premium compared to the polycarbonate body of Nokia 6. It comes in three colors – gold, gray and silver.
Additionally, the Redmi Note 4 features a fingerprint sensor which can also be used to pay for purchases and view private files. It also comes with a built-in mobile avatar which allows two independent space systems for privacy. You can unlock the phone in two different gestures.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 64GB brings unique features along with powerful specs. It allows you to perform a variety of tasks easily- from playing high-end games to multi-tasking. Additionally, the Redmi Note 4 will last you longer. Comparatively, the Nokia 6 does not offer anything extra apart from the nostalgia factor. We will know more about the performance of the new Nokia handset once we test it in real world situations. Do you want the best overall configuration within your budget? Or would you go for the familiar Finish brand? Let us know in the comments section below.