A real gadget war had its curtain raised by the launch of two entry-level smart phones by Chinese firm XIAOMI and Lenovo owned MOTOROLA. Xiaomi and Motorola launched their budget smart phones both at a price of Rs 6999/- . As these two firms have the capability to lead the market with a very decent specifications and support, customers should work more to decide which phone is suitable for them. Redmi 2 Vs Moto E 2nd Generation smartphones had been given in detail here, which makes your work easier.

All the specs of these phones are lovable and impressive, but there is a lot to differentiate. Check out complete details and specifications of Moto E second generation here. With this, you can easily check on Redmi 2 Vs Moto E 2nd Generation – The war between two best budget smartphones in the market.

Redmi 2 Vs Moto E 2nd Generation (2015)


Both these phones come with plastic casing. Moto E has a curved back like Moto X where Xiaomi has rounded corners which resembles iPhone 5c with a bigger screen. The back cover of these phones comes with a Matte finish which is quite smooth to touch and feel it’s richness. Both these phones gives you an option to change their back cover by replacing the panel which gives some refreshment to the user who is bored with the regular colours like black and white.


The screen size of xiaomi is 4.7″ where it sticks to 4.5″ with Moto E 2nd Gen. The screen resolution of the Chinese phone leads with 1280 x 720 pixels where it is only 540 x 960 pixels in 2nd Gen Moto E. Xiaomi has a scratch-proof dragon-tail glass and Moto comes with Gorilla glass 3.

Processor, Storage, Connectivity & Battery

Redmi 2 has a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 Quadcore 64-bit Processor with cortex A53 CPU and Moto E 2nd Gen has 1.2GHz Qualcomm snapdragon 200 32-bit processor, the LTE version of Moto E has 64-bit processor. Both the phones comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory and can be expandable to 32GB with MicroSD and Redmi 2 supports OTG (usb on the go).

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The good thing about redmi2 is that it supports 4G LTE bands in India. This is a great news for those who want to try 4G. Other standard connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS etc. Moto E comes with 2,390mAh non-removable battery where redmi2 has 2,200mAh removable battery. Xiaomi has promised turbo charge for Redmi 2 which will charge battery to 100% in less than 20 mins.


Redmi 2 comes with the best in class camera. We’ve got 2MP for selfies and 8mp for HD video recording @1080p (full-HD) and capturing sceneries. MI’s inbuilt photo editing options let you to edit tour photo on the go very easily. 2nd Gen Moto E sticks with 5mp camera for shooting videos @ 720p (HD) & has a VGA secondary camera for selfies & video calling (via Skype or other third-party applications) with included features like auto-focusing. Moto E 2015 lacks LED flash.

OS And Other Features

The toughest fight among these two phones is with the operating system. The biggest advantage comes to 2nd gen Moto E which runs the latest Android Lollipop 5.0. Its good material design, GUI and smoothness even makes Android haters fall in love with it. Moto has added some worthy features to the bare OS which displays notifications on the lock screen. In addition it has some more features like Moto Migrate, Moto Assist etc.

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On the other tab Xiaomi Redmi 2 has its very own version of OS, MIUI 6 which is based on Android KitKat 4.4.4. Though it lacks with the version of Android, it gives more advance features than a stock OS. Motion, Color content, Customization and Security are the key features of MIUI6. MIUI6 gives floating notifications and division of notifications based on their importance. MIUI6 allows users to customize each and every part of their phone.

Round Up

redmi 2 vs moto e 2nd generation
Source: IndianExpress

The  above picture gives an overview on the specifications of Redmi 2 Vs Moto E 2nd Generation. These two phones gives the users a decent smartphone experience with many features of a flagship mobile at affordable price. One can go with 2nd Gen Moto E for its sexiest OS or Redmi2 to have a different and customized Android experience. Hope you got what you wanted. If you like our work, take a minute to Subscribe to Interest Waypoint. Thank You 🙂

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