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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Vs Moto E (Gen 2) : Newly Arrived Budget Smartphones Battle it Out

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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Vs Moto E (Gen 2) : Newly Arrived Budget Smartphones Battle it Out

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Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 2 (4G) in India, and it is a mere upgrade over its predecessor, the Redmi 1S. But even with the slight bump in the specs, the device is still unconquerable in its segment. The device that comes closest in competing with the Redmi 2 is the Moto E (Gen 2). So let’s take a look at how the two budget badasses fare against each other.

Specs

Xiaomi Redmi 2 4G

Motorola Moto E (Gen 2)

Display 4.7 inch
720 x 1280 pixels
4.5 inch
540 x 960 pixels
CPU 1.2 GHz, Quad-core, Snapdragon 410 1.2 GHz, Quad-core,  Snapdragon 200
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Main Camera 8 MP 5 MP
Front Camera 2 MP 0.3 MP
Internal Storage 8 GB 8 GB
External Storage 32 GB 32 GB
Battery 2200 mAh 2390 mAh
Operating System MIUI 6.0, based on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat Android 5.0 Lollipop
Price Rs. 6999 Rs. 6999

The Redmi 2 definitely holds a lead in the specs sheet with its HD display and superior camera offering. The 4G ready Redmi 2 is priced the same as the 3G variant of the Moto E which would help it to attract the potential customers towards itself. The Moto E, on the other hand, can use its updated operating system and the bigger display in comparison to its predessesor to attract the buyers to itself.

The Redmi 2 also requires the troublesome effort of waiting for the flash sale whereas, the Moto E (Gen 2) is available right now for purchase which might work in Motorola’s favour.

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Meenakshi Rawat
Meenakshi Rawat
iGyaan's newbie Meenakshi handles content at iGyaan. She is an ultimate foodie, loves travelling and likes to read.
2 comments
Pratyush Jhingran
Pratyush Jhingran

BUGS!! BUGS!! BUGS!! all found in writting: 1)Mi & moto screen: 4.7" & 4.5" respectivly. Still moto has advantage of big screen. 2)Its Xmi 's favor to have flash sales than good avialability of moto.

Samarth Tandon
Samarth Tandon

The Redmi 2 also requires the troublesome effort of waiting for the flash sale whereas, the Moto E (Gen 2) is available right now for purchase which might work in Xiaomi’s favour. This should read as The Redmi 2 also requires the troublesome effort of waiting for the flash sale whereas, the Moto E (Gen 2) is available right now for purchase which might work in Motorola’s favour.