Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Motorola Moto G6

Motorola Moto G6 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro are the two smartphones in 2018 that are competing neck to neck with each other. Motorola and Xiaomi both have been  best selling smartphone companies from the past few years and with Moto G series being one of the best budget smartphone series since the launch of first Moto G, Redmi Note 5 Pro holds a great competition to it confusing a number of buyers like you to select the best among them. While the Redmi Note 5 series have been providing the best features in the budget range, people opt for Motorola because of its built quality and hardware.

Here, at Best Mobile Comparisonswe try to help you select the best smartphone from the two considered phones in each article based on end user’s perspective, value and features. We do not dig deeply in the technical stuff and try to give a brief introduction of what are the main differences in the two phones and why you should select the recommended one.

The Comparison

Now lets compare some features of both the phones that will actually matter to you as end users.

Lets talk about one of the most important thing that matters when you are purchasing a new smartphone, your budget. Moto G6 is available for 13999 – 15999 and Redmi Note 5 Pro is available from 14999 – 16999. This makes both the phones in the same budget range. We always recommend a phone with higher RAM, so the 15999 model of Moto G6 should be selected. As for Redmi Note 5 Pro, the 14999 model is good enough with 4 GB of RAM for a normal usage. But if you are a gamer, go with the higher model with 6GB RAM.

Reasons to choose Motorola Moto G6 over Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

  • Good Build Quality
  • Premium Look
  • Stock Android Experience
  • Glass Design
  • Android Oreo
  • Smaller and Lighter
  • Easily Available on Amazon

Reasons to chose Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

  • More RAM (in top variant)
  • Better Selfie Camera
  • Available in Multiple Colors
  • Minimalist MIUI OS
  • Bigger Battery

Our Selection

Its a very tough competition and both the phones are great in the budget range. But our selection is going to be Motorola Moto G6 (64 GB). We selected it because it provides Stock Android which can be customized to any extent. The build quality is great and can be used a little roughly. The design makes the phone look premium. Though Redmi Note 5 Pro gives better specs, but a little less premium feel in your hands.

Technical Specifications

4G/ LTE Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor No Yes
Barometer No No
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000 4000
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20 Yes, v 5.00
Camera Front 16-megapixel 20-megapixel
Camera Front Flash Yes Yes
Camera Rear 12-megapixel 12-megapixel
Camera Rear Flash Yes Yes
Colours Indigo Black Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes
Dimensions (mm) 154.50 x 72.30 x 8.30 158.60 x 75.40 x 8.05
Expandable storage Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128 128
FM Yes Yes
Form factor Touchscreen Touchscreen
GPS Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Headphones 3.5mm 3.5mm
Internal storage 64GB 64GB
NFC Yes No
Number of SIMs 2 2
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo Android 7.1.1
Processor 1.8GHz octa-core 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Snapdragon 450 Snapdragon 636
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Release date Apr-18 Feb-18
Removable battery No No
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels 1080×2160 pixels
Screen size (inches) 5.7 5.99
SIM 1 Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
SIM 2 Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Weight (g) 167 181
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Standards Supported 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n/ac

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