Indian smartphone market’s budget segment is definitely a crowded one. A number of smartphones have been launched in this segment this year including the much talked about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Oppo Realme 1. The latest entrant in this market is Moto E5 Plus, priced at Rs 11,999. We compared its specifications to that of 5 hot smartphones in this segment. Read our comparison and decide which among these six smartphones is the right one for you.
Moto E5 Plus: 6-inch HD+ IPS LCD touchscreen with 18:9 aspect ratio
Samsung Galaxy On6: 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio
Oppo Realme 1: 6-inch full-HD+ display with 84.75% screen-to-body ratio
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 5.99-inch FHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5.99-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
HTC Desire 12: 5.5-inch HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio
Moto E5 Plus: 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 quad-core processor
Samsung Galaxy On6: 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor
Oppo Realme 1: MediaTek’s 12nm octa-core Helio P60 processor
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor
HTC Desire 12: Quad-core MediaTek MT6739 processor
Moto E5 Plus: 12MP primary sensor
Samsung Galaxy On6: 13MP rear camera
Oppo Realme 1: 13MP rear camera. The camera app supports AR stickers which can be applied to photos taken by both the cameras.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 12MP+5MP dual rear cameras.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 13MP+5MP dual rear cameras with LED flash. (A variant with 16MP+5MP dual rear cameras is expected to be launched soon).
HTC Desire 12: 13MP rear camera.
Moto E5 Plus: 5MP front facing camera
Samsung Galaxy On6: 8MP selfie camera
Oppo Realme 1: 8MP front facing camera with AI Beauty 2.0 feature.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 20 selfie camera with LED flash and Xiaomi’s AI learning mechanism.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 8MP front-facing snapper with Snapdragon camera app interface.
HTC Desire 12: 5MP front facing camera.
RAM and storage
Moto E5 Plus: 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage
Samsung Galaxy On6: 4GB RAM/32GB onboard storage
Oppo Realme 1: 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM/64GB onboard storage and 6GB RAM/128GB storage.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM/64GB onboard storage
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Currently available in 3GB RAM/32GB onboard storage and 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage versions. A new variant with 6GB RAM/64GB storage is also expected to launch soon.
HTC Desire 12: 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage
Support for microSD card
Moto E5 Plus: Up to 256GB
Samsung Galaxy On6: Up to 256GB
Oppo Realme 1: Up to 256GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Up to 128GB
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Up to 2TB
HTC Desire 12: Up to 2TB
Moto E5 Plus: 5,000mAH
Samsung Galaxy On6: 3,000mAH
Oppo Realme 1: 3,410mAH
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 4,000mAH
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5,000mAH
HTC Desire 12: 2,730mAH
Moto E5 Plus: Android 8.0 Oreo
Samsung Galaxy On6: Android 8.0 Oreo skinned with Samsung Experience UX
Oppo Realme 1: Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with ColorOS 5.0
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Android 8.1 Oreo
HTC Desire 12: Android Oreo-based HTC Sense
Moto E5 Plus: Rs 11,999
Samsung Galaxy On6: Rs 14,490
Oppo Realme 1: Oppo Realme 1’s 3GB RAM variant costs Rs 8,990, the 4GB RAM variant bears a price tag of Rs 10,990, and the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 13,990.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: The 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 14,999 and the 6GB RAM version costs Rs 16,999.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: The 3GB RAM version bears a price tag of Rs 10,999 and the 4GB RAM costs Rs 12,999. The upcoming 6GB RAM version will be priced at Rs 14,999.
HTC Desire 12: Rs 15,800