When deciding to buy a new smartphone, the hardest decision to make is which one to buy. And with the market being almost overflowed with various alternative that suit literally any budget in the world, we can surely understand why it’s so complicated to choose just one. Motorola and Xiaomi are two major players in the smartphone market whose devices might be underrated sometimes. But their newest releases, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and the Moto G5 Plus, are surely worthy of considering. Let’s find out which one is the best.
The Final Xiaomi – Moto Comparison
As far as OS goes, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with its own MIUI 8 OS that is based on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow, while the Moto G5 Plus comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The Xiaomi has a slightly larger display, but the 0.3-inch difference is not notable at all, especially when considering that the quality is just the same.
On top of that, both phones come equipped with exactly the same chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor running at 2.0 GHz on eight Cortex A53 cores. And their GPU is also the same, namely the Adreno 506. The Xiaomi also offers a 2GB RAM variant alongside the 3GB and 4GB ones that the Moto also comes in. And it’s also a winner in terms of inbuilt storage, but both phones have SD-support that goes up to 256GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has a slightly better 13MP front camera compared to the 12MP of the Moto’s, but their frontcam is basically the same, so selfies won’t be better on one or the other. The Xiaomi has its fingerprint scanner on the back, which is a decision that Samsung was heavily criticized for with the Galaxy S8. The Moto, however, is a bit more forward thinking with its frontal fingerprint scanner.