Buying a budget smartphone has always been a tough project for every individual. Right from display quality, a number of factors require consideration while buying an affordable smartphone with top-notch features. These days, a number of smartphones are available budget arena, but the new Moto E, Lenovo A6000, and Xiaomi Redmi 2 are the most competitive players, and are priced at Rs 6,999. So, here is a quick comparison to find which one is the best among the three!
All three device have matte finish on the back, and feel extremely good in hand. The rubber grip around the sides of Moto E makes it the sturdiest device among all. Redmi 2 and Lenovo A6000 also feel good, but the chrome buttons, and low weight of Redmi makes it far better than Lenovo. On whole, all three device give a great feel in hand.
Just like build quality, display of all three devices is also perfect. But, if we consider screen sizes, Lenovo A6000 wins as it packs a bigger 5-inch HD display, compared to the 4.7-inch HD display of Redmi 2, and 4.5-inch qHD display of Moto E. All devices offer good viewing angles, and give an excellent viewing experience while watching videos and playing games.
Processor and RAM
If we talk about hardware support, Moto E loses to Redmi and Lenovo. The device packs a quad-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, while Redmi 2 and Lenovo A6000 are powered with a 64-bit quad-core snapdragon 410 processor. All three feature 1GB RAM for optimum performance.
User Interface and Android version
The new Moto E runs Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, and gives stock android experience to the users. However, Redmi 2 and Lenovo A6000 feature Android 4.4 KitKat, with their own UI on the top. Xiaomi’s MIUI 6 and Lenovo’s Vibe 2.0 UI offer an excellent user experience, and will also receive official lollipop update in future!
Camera specifications of Redmi 2 and Lenovo A6000 are completely identical as both devices feature an 8MP rear, and 2MP front-facing camera. Moto E on the other hand offers a 5MP rear and VGA front-facing shooter. All three devices offer decent image quality, and can easily record standard videos.
Connectivity and Battery
Along with camera performance, Lenovo A6000 and Redmi 2 are better in terms of connectivity too. Both devices offer standard connectivity options with LTE support, but the Moto E variant launched for Rs. 6,999 doesn’t includes 4G support in the package. Battery capacity of all three smartphones is pretty decent, and you can definitely expect standard performance on routine usage!
So, this was a quick comparison between Moto E 2015, Lenovo A6000 and Xiaomi Redmi 2. All three devices are tough competitors in budget arena, and can easily create huge confusions for buyers. As compared to other smartphones, these three are one of the best available options!