Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 versus Xiaomi Mi Max, Xiaomi Redmi 4 smartphones; price, specifications
The three Nokia smartphones goes in direct competition with the Xiaomi Mi Max and the Redmi Note 4 variants.
- Nokia 6 priced at Rs 14,999 goes head to head against Xiaomi Mi Max
- Nokia 5 is priced similar to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 4GB RAM variant
- Nokia 3 is similar priced to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 2GB variant
Finally what everyone has been waiting to see in India for a very long time came to India when HMD Global, owner of the Nokia brand, launched Nokia Android-based smartphones. While the Nokia 6 was launched on Tuesday for a price of Rs 14,999, while Nokia 5 was priced at Rs 12,899 and Nokia 3 at Rs 9,499.
These smartphones are priced in the budget and mid-segment range. At this price the three Nokia smartphones fall in direct competition with Xiaomi's popular smartphones the Mi Max priced at Rs 14,999, Redmi Note 4 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant priced at Rs 12,999 and the Redmi Note 4 variant with 2GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage priced at Rs 9,999.
While in terms of price these smartphones are similar, but we have take a deeper look at their specifications.
Nokia 6 versus Xiaomi Mi Max:
The Nokia 6 goes head to head against Xiaomi Mi Max. In terms the display Xiaomi Mi Max has a much larger display with a 6.44 inch immersive display in comparison to the 5 inch full HD display of Nokia 6.
The Xiaomi Mi Max is powered by the Snapdragon 650 processor, while the Nokia 6 smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Nokia 6 has a 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB, the is with the Xiaomi Mi Max too.
In terms of battery Nokia 6 comes with a 3000mAh battery. However, this is much lower in comparison to the 4850mAh battery in the Xiaomi Mi Max.
The Nokia 6 has a 16 megapixel rear camera and a 8 megapixel front camera, while the Mi Max similarly has a 16 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera.
Nokia 5 versus Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 4GB variant:
With the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with a 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory, the Nokia 5 falls short with a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. However, you can expand the internal memory of the Nokia 5 up to 256GB via microSD card, while the Redmi Note 4 is expandable up to 128GB.
The Nokia 5 comes with a 5.2 inch 720p HD display with Gorilla Glass. This Redmi Note 4 variant comes with a slightly higher 5.5 inch full HD display.
In terms of the processor the Nokia 5 has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 4GB variant has the Snapdragon 625 processor.
In terms of the camera the Nokia 5 has a 3000mAh battery, while the Redmi Note 4 comes with a higher 4100mAh battery.
The Nokia 5 has rear camera is of 16 megapixel, while the front houses a 8 megapixel camera. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 4GB variant has a lower 13 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera.
Nokia 3 versus Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 2GB variant:
This Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 variant specifications are similar to the one above with only difference being that it has a 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The Nokia 3 has the same 2GB RAM but with a lower 16GB internal storage.
The Nokia 3 comes with MediaTek MT6727 processor, while the Redmi Note 4 has the Snapdragon 625 processor.
The Nokia 3 comes with a 5 inch 720 resolution display with Gorilla Glass. This Redmi Note 4 variant comes with a slightly higher 5.5 inch full HD display.
The Nokia 3 has a much smaller batter capacity with 2650mAh, while the Redmi Note 4 has 4100mAh battery.
The Nokia 3 has a 8 megapixel front and rear camera, while the Redmi Note 4 2GB variant has a 13 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera.
In terms of the specifications the Xiaomi smartphones seem to have a little edge over the Nokia smartphones, however it remains to see how the build quality and dexterity of the Nokia smartphones are.