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Xiaomi Redmi 4 VS Samsung J2 VS Moto G5 VS Samsung J5 Prime

Xiaomi has recently revealed the successor of Redmi 3S and 3S Prime in India, the Redmi 4 with an aim of gaining dominance in the entry-level budget smartphone. The successor of the phone comes with quite similar specifications to the predecessor but, with a pretty premium build.

The smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 for 2GB variant, Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, which makes it a close rival to some of the other prominent models like Samsung J2, Moto G5 and Samsung J5 Prime. So, let’s dig out bit by bit, what more the Redmi 4 offers over these three smartphones but, at a significantly lower price.

CPU Comparison

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is packed with a Snapdragon 435 CPU while the Samsung J2 is equipped with Spreadtrum SC8830. The Moto G5 comes with Snapdragon 430 processor whereas, the J5 Prime gets Exynos 7670. Clearly, Redmi 4 offers a better and much more reliable CPU over the other three smartphones.

RAM Comparison

The entry level Xiaomi Redmi 4 is available in 2GB / 3GB / 4GB RAM variants while Samsung J2 offers just 1.5GB RAM. The recent offering from Moto, the G5 comes with 3GB RAM while the Samsung J5 also offers 2GB RAM.

ROM Comparison

You get 16GB / 32GB / 64 GB of internal storage with the Xiaomi Redmi 4 while the Samsung J2 offers just 8GB. The other two, Moto G5 and J5 Prime also offer 16GB internal storage. Again, you get a better deal with Redmi 4.

Battery Comparison

Powering the Redmi 4 is a 4,100 mAh battery pack while the Samsung J2 is packed with 2600 mAh. The Moto G5 is equipped with 2800 mAh while the Samsung J5 Prime comes with a 2400 mAh pack only. So, in this area also, the Redmi 4 is leading the rest of the three smartphones that carry a higher price tag.

Display Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 4

The Redmi 4 features a 5 inch display while the Samsung J2 is packed with a 4.7-inch display. The other two smartphones, the Moto G5 and J5 Prime are equipped with a 5 inch display, which means Redmi 4 has again raised the standards for its competitors.

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Camera Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 4

Even in this area, the Redmi 4 is capable enough to deliver promising results. The Redmi 4 comes with 13MP rear camera while the Samsung J2 offers an 8MP camera. Whereas, the Moto G5 and Samsung J5 Prime offers equivalent 13MP rear cameras.

Price Comparison

Where Redmi 4 is available at a price tag of Rs 6,999 going up to Rs. 10,999, you have to pay Rs. 9,000 for Samsung J2. The Moto G5 is priced at Rs. 10,900 while the J5 Prime is tagged at Rs.14,000.

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If we check the specifications comparison done above, Redmi 4 has proved its capabilities in all the stated categories with equivalent or even better figures. This makes Redmi 4 a better and wise option over the other three smartphones with quite similar specifications and higher price tags.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.