If you are looking to buy a budget smartphone, there are a few options worth considering. Even with a low price tag, buyers will get maximum benefit with reasonable specs. The increasing competition in the budget smartphone race has brought a wide array of choices for end consumers. We have handpicked some of the bestselling budget phones to compare their specs and see which one suits you the best.
Based on your needs, be it better camera or longer battery life, these phones come with a challenging spec sheet. Below is a spec-by-spec comparison of Lenovo A6000 Plus, Moto E 2nd Gen, and Xiaomi Redmi 2.
Lenovo A6000 Plus sports the biggest display size of 5 inches with a HD screen resolution. Second in the line is Xiaomi Redmi 2 with its 4.7-inch HD display and 312ppi. Finally, Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen comes with a 4.5-inch screen and lowest screen resolution of 960 x 450 pixels. Depending on your requirement for suitable screen size, make your bid for the right phone.
All three smartphones are powered by the same processor. They all use a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC that supports LTE high speed bandwidth.
RAM and Storage
Lenovo has an upper hand in the RAM and storage department as it gets treated with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage. As for the other two handsets, there's only 1GB onboard RAM and 8GB internal storage with microSD card expansion.
Xiaomi and Lenovo offer better cameras in their budget phones than Motorola. Redmi 2 sports an 8MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 2MP front snapper, which is the same for Lenovo A6000 Plus. However, Motorola lags far behind with its 5MP primary camera without flash and a VGA shooter in the front. The choice is clear for those who prioritise a good camera among other features, while buying a smartphone.
This is an important category for those who are looking to run their phones for long hours without charging. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 packs a 2,200mAh battery and Lenovo A6000 Plus has a 2,300mAh unit. Motorola wins this category by getting a 2,390mAh battery that promises over a day and half of mixed usage.
In terms of price, Xiaomi Redmi 2 offers better value than the other two handsets. At ₹6,999, Redmi 2 is available through Snapdeal. Lenovo, however, offers double storage and RAM at just ₹500 extra and is available on sale exclusively via Flipkart at ₹7,499. Motorola has two variants, 3G and 4G LTE. The 3G model costs ₹6,999, while the 4G variant is available at ₹7,999.