Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) vs Xiaomi Redmi 2: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) vs Xiaomi Redmi 2. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 3.9 Design & Materials 3.2 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 3.1 Performance & Hardware 2.4 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.2 Camera 3.4 Camera
Connectivity score 3.9 Connectivity 3.2 Connectivity
Battery score 3.6 Battery 2.6 Battery

User reviews

User score
7.3
175 reviews
8.1
52 reviews

Summary

Inches 5" 4.7"
Resolution HD HD
Usable surface 67% useful 67% useful
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Dimensions 72.4 mm
142.1 mm
11.6 mm
67.2 mm
134.0 mm
9.2 mm
Weight 155 g 134 g
Micro SnapD. 410
Quad-Core
SnapD. 410
Quad-Core
RAM 2 GB RAM 1 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB 8 GB
AnTuTu 21.000
v?
23.559
v?
Battery 2470 mAh 2200 mAh
Main Camera 1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
IMX214 Exmor RS
1
8 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
OV8865
Selfie Camera SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 2 Mpx · ƒ/--
Bands
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 4.4 KitKat

Brand

Brand Motorola Xiaomi
Aliases Moto G (2015), XT1540, XT1550, Moto G3 --

Release Date

Release date July 2015,
5 years ago
August 2015,
5 years ago
State Not available Not available
Market -- China

Design & Materials

Structure

Motorola Moto G (3rd gen)
Xiaomi Redmi 2
Motorola Moto G (3rd gen)
Xiaomi Redmi 2
Size
72.4 mm
142.1 mm
11.6 mm
Print 3D Model
67.2 mm
134.0 mm
9.2 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 155 g 134 g
Usable surface 67 % 67 %
Materials Plastic Plastic
Resistance IPX7 -
Colors
Black

White
Black

White

Yellow

Pink

Cyan

Screen

Diagonal 5" 4.7"
Type LCD IPS IPS LCD IPS Sharp
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution HD
720 x 1280 px
HD
720 x 1280 px
Density 294 Pixels per inch 312 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.7
7.7
Do you think it's a nice phone?
7.4
7.3
Is it comfortable?
8.1
8.3
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
6.8
6.9
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916v2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU 4x Cortex-A53 1.4 GHz 4x Cortex-A53 1.2GHz
Type Quad-Core Quad-Core
Manufacturing 28 nm 28 nm
Frequency 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 306 Qualcomm Adreno 306

RAM

RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Type -- --

Storage

Capacity 16 GB 8 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Gravity

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
7.6
7.9
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
6.8
7.7
What's your experience been with demanding games?
5.3
5.7
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 13 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX214 Exmor RS Omnivision OV8865
Type CMOS CMOS BSI 2
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.40 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.06 1/3.2

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • AF assist Beam
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 5 Mpx 2 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.0
8.0
Quality of nighttime photos
6.1
5.8
Quality of selfies
7.0
6.2
Does it have a powerful flash?
7.7
7.4
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Single Sim Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Micro SIM
  • Micro SIM
  • Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.701 W/Kg on head
0.703 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.905 W/Kg on head
1.069 W/Kg on body
0.999 W/Kg on head
0.982 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.2
8.5
Quality of the GPS
7.9
8.0
And the WiFi?
8.2
8.4
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
2470 mAh
2200 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Fast charge Yes Yes
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 9%
    Less than half day
  • 21%
    Less than a day
  • 37%
    One day
  • 31%
    More than one day
  • 3%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 18%
    Less than a day
  • 49%
    One day
  • 25%
    More than one day
  • 8%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5 years ago
  • MIUI V6 (Android 4.4.4 KitKat)
    Android 4.4 KitKat, 7 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes No

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 33%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 56%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 11%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 12%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 76%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 12%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 18%
    Never
  • 31%
    Once a year
  • 42%
    Every six months
  • 8%
    Every two months or less
  • 14%
    Never
  • 6%
    Once a year
  • 31%
    Every six months
  • 49%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
175 reviews
52 reviews

Prices

Prices
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