Spec comparison: Moto G6 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Today, we are comparing Motorola's new Moto G6 Plus with one of the most popular device of the mid-range segment, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Published Date
11 - Sep - 2018
| Last Updated
25 - Sep - 2018
 
Spec comparison: Moto G6 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

After a long wait, Motorola launched the Moto G6 plus in India on September 10. The 6GB/64GB variant of the Moto G6 Plus is priced at Rs 22,499 in India. The smartphone runs on stock Android 8.0 Oreo and expected to receive Android 9 Pie update soon. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro with a dual-camera set up at the back is pretty much in demand since the time of its launch. The device is available on Flipkart for Rs 14,999, which is almost Rs 7,000 less than the Moto G6 Plus. Here's a quick spec comparison between the two devices.

Products

Moto G6 Plus (6GB)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (4GB)

Launch price

Rs 22,499

Rs 14,999

Display

5.93-inch

5.99-inch

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels

2160 x 1080 pixels

Processor make

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

Processor

2.2GHz octa-core

1.8GHz octa-core

RAM

6GB

4GB

Internal storage

64GB

64GB

Expandable storage

128GB

128GB

Rear camera

12MP + 5MP

12MP + 5MP

Rear Flash

Yes

Yes

Front camera

8MP

20MP

LED selfie light

Yes

LED

Android version

8.0 Oreo

7.1.1 Nougat

Sim slot

dual

dual

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a slightly bigger display than the Moto G6 Plus. However, both of these devices offers a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Coming to the processor, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, while on the other hand, the Moto G6 Plus comes with Snapdragon 630 processor. The Moto G6 Plus is available in 6GB/64GB variant, whereas the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro packs a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory.

Let’s move to the cameras, both devices have a dual 12MP + 5MP camera setup at the back. However, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro might interest those more who love to take selfies as it has a 20MP unit at the front, in comparison to the Moto G6 plus, which comes with an 8MP sensor.

One should keep in mind that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is available for Rs 14,999 on Flipkart. On the other hand, the Moto G6 Plus launched in India at Rs 22,499. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is much cheaper than the Moto G6 Plus and still manages to give tough competition to Motorola’s latest smartphone, at least on paper.