HMD has officially announced the entry-level Nokia 2 smartphone. It is the cheapest smartphone by HMD global till date. The new handset will have to compete with budget handsets like Xiaomi Redmi 4A. Despite its low price, the Xiaomi smartphone offers several decent specs. Let’s do a quick comparison to see which one should you buy. Read more to find about Xiaomi Redmi 4A Vs Nokia 2 Comparison – Which Phone Is Better?
Price and Availability
|Xiaomi Redmi 4A||Rs 5,999|
|Nokia 2||€99 (approx Rs 7,400)|
The Nokia 2 has been priced at €99 (approx Rs 7,400). It will be available in India by year-end. As of now, there is no information about an Indian price.It is expected to be priced between Rs 6,500 and Rs 9,700.
On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is available at a low price of Rs 5,999. So, the Redmi 4A has a slight advantage in this department.
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi 4A||Nokia 2|
|Processor||1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212|
|Internal Storage||16GB (expandable up to 128GB)||8GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Display||5.0-inch, HD (1280x720p) resolution||5.0-inch, HD (1280x720p) resolution|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 7.1 Nougat (upgrade promised)|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||13-megapixel with flash||8-megapixel with flash|
Both devices sport a 5.0-inch display with HD resolution. The new Nokia 2 is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor along with 1GB LPDDR3 RAM and 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB). Whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage (expandable up to 128GB).
While the Nokia 2 is backed by a massive 4,100mAh battery, the Redmi 4A comes with a 3120mAh battery. Still, the Xioami handset has an advantage in this segment too.
On the camera front, the Nokia 2 features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while the Redmi 4A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash. Both handsets come with a 5-megapixel front camera.
The Nokia 2 runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and comes with Google Assistant (first entry-level smartphone to carry this feature). The new handset features a polycarbonate body with a 6000 Series Aluminium frame. It measures 143.5 x 71.3 x 9.3mm and comes with IP52-rating (for drip protection).
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. It sports a polycarbonate body that weighs 131.5 grams. The Xioami device measures 139.50 x 70.40 x 8.5mm.
Both devices offer decent specs and features at an affordable price. The new Nokia 2 is the cheapest smartphone by HMD global till date. However, while it comes with a large battery, it falls short on other aspects. Overall, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A offers a better package.