Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Moto E vs Zenfone 4 vs Moto G [Specifications Comparison]

Today, Xiaomi announced the availability and new pricing for its entry-level smartphone ‘Redmi 1S’ which is now priced at Rs. 5,999. The Redmi 1S will go on sale exclusively at Flipkart on 2nd September and registration for the same has already started. Just like Mi 3, the Redmi 1S features a nice design, aggressive price and a great hardware for its price. Redmi 1S at Rs. 5,999 is apparently a much better buy over other phones in the similar price segment such as the Moto E, ASUS Zenfone 4 (A400CG/ A450CG), Micromax Unite 2 A106, and even Moto G. Redmi 1S is powered by a 1.6Ghz Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor; features a 4.7” 720p display at 312ppi, 8MP autofocus camera with LED flash, 1GB RAM, Dual-SIM capability, 8GB eMMC, expandable storage, USB OTG, and a 2000 mAh removable battery.


Comparing Xiaomi Redmi 1S with Moto E, Zenfone 4 and Moto G –

A quick specs comparison reveals as ‘Why Redmi 1S is a better buy over its competitors’. Here we’ve compared Xiaomi’s budget-oriented phone with some of the best value for money Android phones currently available in India. Compare yourself and find out:

Redmi 1SMoto EZenfone 4 (A400CG)Moto G (8GB)
Chipset (CPU)1.6 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 4001.2 GHz Dual-core Snapdragon 2001.2 GHz Dual-core  Intel Atom Z25201.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 400
OSAndroid 4.3 with MIUI version 5Android 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.4 (KitKat)
GPUAdreno 305Adreno 302PowerVR SGX544MP2Adreno 305
Display4.7-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS LCD at 312ppi4.3-inch (960 x 540) at 256ppi4.0-inch (800 x 400) TFT LCD at 233ppi4.5-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS LCD at 326ppi
Main Camera8 MP Autofocus with LED flash5 MP5 MP Autofocus5 MP Autofocus with LED flash
Video1080p recording @ 30fps480p@30fps1080p@30fps720p@30fps with HDR
Front Camera1.6 MPNo0.3 MP1.3 MP
Storage8 GB Internal4 GB8 GB8 GB
MicroSD slotExpandable up to 64GBExpandable up to 32GBExpandable up to 64GBNO
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTGWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPSWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTGWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
SIM TypeMini-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Battery2000 mAh removable battery1980 mAh Non-removable1600 mAh removable battery2070 mAh Non-removable
Dimension137 x 69 x 9.9 mm124.8 x 64.8 x 12.3 mm61.44×124.42×11.5 mm129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm
Weight158 g142 g115 g143 g
Price in IndiaRs. 5,999Rs. 6,999Rs. 5,999Rs. 10,499


Redmi 1S is certainly the only phone offering amazing specs at such a competitive price. Interested buyers can register for Redmi 1S on Flipkart to be eligible for its sale on 2nd Sept. The Redmi 1S follows the same flash sales model like Mi 3 and is expected to sell off soon!

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