Moto G5 Plus vs Honor 6x vs Redmi Note 4 Comparison and Differences

Motorola has launched their latest mid-range smartphone, the Moto G5 Plus in India earlier today and the device is the successor to the Moto G4 Plus which is launched into the highly competitive mid-range smartphone segment with devices like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and the Honor 6x which are some of the many devices in the segment. Being a very competitive segment many users are very confused with which device to choose from and we will be helping you out with which device suits your needs based on the various specifications which are at offer.

Moto G5 Plus vs Honor 6X vs Redmi Note 4 Comparison and Differences

Specifications Comparison between Moto G5 Plus vs Honor 6x vs Redmi Note 4:

Display:

  • Moto G5 Plus: 5.2-inch Full HD display
  • Honor 6X: 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • Redmi Note 4: 5.5-inch Full HD display

All three devices come with great displays for the price point, the only difference between the three devices is the Moto G5 Plus having a smaller 5.2-inch Full HD display in comparison to the 5.5-inch Full HD display in the other two devices.

Processor:

  • Moto G5 Plus: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Honor 6X: HiSilicon Kirin 655
  • Redmi Note 4: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

Both the Moto G5 Plus and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor while the Huawei Honor 6X is powered by the company’s home developed HiSilicon Kirin 655 octa-core processor.

RAM and Storage:

  • Moto G5 Plus: 3GB/16GB, 4GB/32GB
  • Honor 6X: 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB
  • Redmi Note 4: 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB

All three devices come with different RAM and Storage options which gives the users a variety of options to choose from depending on their usage. Out of the three devices the Moto G5 Plus is the only device which comes with dedicated slots for two SIM cards and a separate microSD card slot while the other three devices comes with One dedicated SIM card slot and the other hybrid SIM card slot.

Camera:

  • Moto G5 Plus: 12MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front facing camera
  • Honor 6X: Dual 12MP + 2MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP front facing camera
  • Redmi Note 4: 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and an 8MP front facing camera

In this aspect the Moto G5 Plus and the Honor 6X are the two devices which go up against each other with good quality cameras in comparison to the Redmi Note 4. The Honor 6X with the Dual Camera set up gives the users an added advantage of depth effect similar to DSLR and giving a Bokeh effect to the photos captured before and after clicking the photos. The front cameras in all three devices are similar without much of a difference.

Operating System:

  • Moto G5 Plus: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Honor 6X: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Redmi Note 4: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The Moto G5 Plus wins it by a long way in the Operating system department as Motorola has a near Stock Android 7.0 Nougat OS which is always much faster and smoother in comparison to the other two having their respective UI’s on top. Honor 6X and Redmi Note 4 are expected to got the Android 7.0 Nougat OS update shortly.

Battery:

  • Moto G5 Plus: 3,000mAh with Turbo charging
  • Honor 6X: 3,340mAh
  • Redmi Note 4: 4,100mAh

Motorola has mentioned that the Moto G5 Plus comes with a 3,000mAh battery having fast charging feature and the company also claims that the device will last two full days with a full charge. The other two devices do not come with Fast charging but the Redmi Note 4 has the biggest 4100mAh battery of the three devices while the Honor 6X comes with a 3,340 mAh battery.

Price comparison between Moto G5 Plus, Honor 6X and Redmi Note 4:

  • Moto G5 Plus: Rs. 13,999 (3GB/16GB) and Rs. 14,999 (4GB/32GB)
  • Honor 6X: Starts at 12,999 for (3GB/32GB)
  • Redmi Note 4: Starts at Rs. 9,999

Conclusion:

The Redmi Note 4 as always comes with the cheapest price tag of the three devices, the only segments which the Redmi Note 4 looses to the other two devices is the Camera where the Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus are a bit ahead of the two and the Honor 6X with the Dual camera set up having DSLR like options. With a bigger 4100mAh battery in the Redmi Note 4 and Fast charging in the Moto G5 Plus both are good in the Battery segment. Overall it all ends up with the user as to what is required on the personal front to choose between the three devices which face up well against each other in all segments.

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