Redmi 1s Vs Moto E 2nd Gen : Redmi 1S Wins the Battle

Motorola has recently brought the Moto E second generation as the successor to the Moto E 2014 to stir up the already heated competition in the budget segment. The Moto E 2nd Gen comes with a Quad core Snapdragon chipset instead of the Dual core processor in the Moto E 2014. Today We’ll compare the Redmi 1S with the New Moto E, So let’s find out how they stack up against each other.

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Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Display :

The Moto E has a 4.5 inch qHD display coming in at 960×540 pixels with 244 ppi with corning’s gorilla glass 3 protection and an added protection to water spills with oleophobic coating . On the other hand the Redmi 1s has a 4.7 inch HD display with resolution of 720 x 1280 with 312 ppi the Redmi 1s has dragontail glass instead of gorilla glass.

Winner : Xiaomi Redmi 1s because of the higher screen resolution and the bigger screen size.

Also Read : Moto E 2nd Gen Vs Moto E 1st Gen

Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Design :

Both the phones are very simplistic in terms of design. The Moto E 2nd Gen has replaceable side bands unlike the Redmi 1s which has a replaceable back panel. The Moto E is a bit curved and feels good to hold in hand with rubberized back panel finish while the Redmi 1s has a glossy back panel which is slippery.

Winner : The Moto E due to its nice and comfortable to hold design.

Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Price and availability :

The new Moto E is priced at Rs 6,999/- and is sold openly the only downside is that it’s a Flipkart exclusive and can be purchased only from flipkart. The Redmi 1S on the other hand is sold in flash sales where only a limited quantity is put up for sale and the buyers have to register to be eligible to purchase the device during the flash sales, the Redmi 1S too is a flipkart exclusive.

Winner : The Moto E because it’s easier to buy and has no hassle of the flash sale sales module.

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Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Operating System :

The Moto E 2nd Gen runs Android Lollipop out of the box, The new Moto E 2015 has stock android with hardly any customization, Lollipop is the latest version of android. You can also install CM12 in Moto E 2nd Gen, in case you want to leave the stock OS. The Redmi 1s on the other hand comes with MIUI which is a fork of android and is based on Android 4.4 kitkat, the MIUI is constantly updated with new features.

Winner : Depends from person to person, Some prefer the MIUI some like the stock android experience so it’s a tie.

Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Battery:

The Moto E 2nd Gen has a 2390 mAh battery which should last a moderate user about 6-8 hours on a single charge while the Redmi 1s comes with a 2000 mAh battery which is a little less compared to the new Moto E 2015 but even the Redmi 1S should last about 5-6 hours on a single charge.

Winner : The New Moto E because of its higher capacity battery.

Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Camera :

The Redmi 1S has a 8 MP rear camera with inbuilt filters and Geo-Tagging, it can shoot videos in FULL HD resolution and has a 1.6 MP front camera which is ideal for video calling at 720p. The Moto E second gen on the other hand has a 5 MP rear camera with no LED flash and can only shoot videos in 720p. there is a 0.3 MP front camera which is very basic.

Winner : The Redmi 1s due to its better quality camera and LED flash

Moto E 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s Sensors, Performance and Connectivity :

The Moto E 2015 has a snapdragon 200 quad core chipset with 1 GB of RAM and has an Adreno 306 GPU while on the connectivity front it has a dual band WIFI, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS, a FM radio and houses just an Accelerometer and  proximity sensor.

The Redmi 1s on the other hand has a quad core snapdragon 400 chipset with the clock rate at 1.6GHz and a Adreno 305 GPU. There is 1 GB of RAM provided.

The Redmi 1S too has a dual band WIFI , Bluetooth 4.0 LE with A2DP, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS and a FM radio. While on the sensor front it has an Accelerometer, a gyro sensor, proximity sensor and magnetic sensor.

Final verdict

The Moto beats the Redmi 1S in some aspects whereas the Redmi 1S leads in the others but it’s not a tough call to select the Redmi 1S over the Moto E 2nd Gen. If you are someone who wants a phone with less bloatware then Moto E 2nd Gen would be a perfect choice, but Redmi 1S also would be a great choice as it has most of the useful apps in built.

Also Read : Moto E 2nd Gen Tips and Tricks

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