These are the top 3 budget smartphones under Rs. 7000. We are here with a side by side comparison review of Redmi 1S vs Zenfone 4 VS vs Moto E. All these smartphones packs up a decent spec to carry out your daily tasks, but which one of these can help you do a little more than the other two smartphones. Moto E gained a lot of popularity at its launch time due to its cheap price and nice configuration. Following the trend, Asus launched Zenfone 4 VS. The latest entrant to follow the same trend was Xiaomi, who recently launched the XiaomiRedmi 1S. Well, let’s find out which one of these would be best for you.
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Redmi 1S vs Zenfone 4 vs Moto E Comparison Review
XiaomiRedmi 1S – XiaomiRedmi 1S even though made of plastic feels premium and quite solid. XiaomiRedmi 1S is being shipped in grey with a matte-finished and removable rear panel.
Moto E – It is also made of plastic, but its quality build with slightly curved back and compact size gives good grip and feels good in hand.
Asus Zenfone 4 – It’s plastic, has easy curves. But the build quality is good enough to avoid giving the feel of a cheap phone.
So all these smartphones even though are made of plastic, but are built with premium quality.
Display & Weight
XiaomiRedmi 1s – 4.7” IPS LCD capacitive touch screen & 158g.
Moto E – 4.3″ LCD capacitive touch screen & 142g.
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – 4 inch screen with TFT display technology & 115g.
XiaomiRedmi 1S has a larger and better screen compared to other two, but also has more weight than them.
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XiaomiRedmi 1s – Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon chipset with Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7 processor and adreno 305 GPU.
Moto E – Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with dual – core 1.2GHz Cortex – A7 processor and adreno 302 GPU.
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – Intel Atom Z2520 chipset with dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU.
XiaomiRedmi 1S clearly stands out of the crowd in terms of processing power.
XiaomiRedmi 1s – Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery.
Moto E – Non-removable Li-Ion 1980 mAh battery.
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – Li-Po 1200/1600 mAh battery.
In this case Moto E is the winner with much more battery power than its rival.
XiaomiRedmi 1s – 8 MP rear auto-focus camera with LED flash, 1.6 – Megapixel Front – facing camera.
Moto E – 5MP rear camera with no flash and no front camera.
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – 5 MP rear auto-focus camera and a VGA front camera.
XiaomiRedmi 1S is the clear winner.
XiaomiRedmi 1s – Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) (with MIUI skin on the top)
Moto E – Android 4.4 KitKat Out of the box. [Stock android]
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – Android v4.3 [Jelly Bean] OS, upgradable to v4.4.2 KitKat (Custom)
In this category, we will let you decide between and upgraded the stock android version or a version below with highly customized MIUI skin. Depend upon what you prefer in your smartphone, it may be XiaomiRedmi 1S or Moto E.
Price (according to Flipkart.com)
XiaomiRedmi 1s – Rs. 5,999/ (Buy on FlipKart.com)
Moto E – Rs. 6,999/ (Buy on FlipKart.com) or (Buy on Amazon)
ASUS ZENFONE 4 – Rs. 5, 999/ (Buy on FlipKart.com) or (Buy on Amazon)
Moto E definitely costs a 1000rs more than its rival.
We have the final result of Redmi 1S VS Zenfone 4 VS Moto E comparison review. And the winner is XiaomiRedmi 1S. Now if you like stock android, then one and only option which is best for you is Moto E but if this factor does not matter to you much, I would suggest you to buy XiaomiRedmi 1S for sure. It has better processor, a better camera and even though it has custom android skin, it is being said to run faster than the other custom skin and does not make your smartphone slow.