Xiaomi Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus

by May 22, 2019 0 comments

Xiaomi which is ruling the Indian smartphone market in the affordable space with phones such as Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7S, Redmi Y2, is now facing a stiff competition from brand such as Nokia, Realme that are offering almost similar specs but come in an elegant looking design. Here in this Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus comparison, we will see how these smartphones are different from each other.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus: Design and display

The Redmi Y2 features a 5.99-inch IPS LCD full HD+ display, a screen resolution of 720 x 1,440 pixels and offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Redmi Y2 comes in elegant gold, rose gold, and dark grey colours. The fingerprint sensor is located at the back.

With a high-gloss body finish, the Nokia 5.1 Plus puts the Redmi Y2 to shame when it comes to looks.  The Nokia 5.1 Plus has a 5.86-inch display with a 19:9 aspect ratio but the resolution is HD+ (720×1520) as compared to full-HD+ in the Redmi Y2. While the resolution is a little lower, the display of Nokia 5.1 Plus is not poor. It offers vivid and decent colours, black levels are good, and so are the brightness levels.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus: Specs and features

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC, a faster processor from Nokia 5.1 that has Helio P18. The P60 is fast enough for achieving your daily productivity tasks with ease. The smartphone comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

On the other hand, the Redmi Y2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 platform and comes in two variants – 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB, expandable up to 256GB. The smartphone further comes with Adreno 506 GPU to handle medium graphic requirements.

While Redmi Y2 runs on MIUI on top of Android 8.1, the Nokia 5.1 Plus comes under the Google’s Android One programme giving users a pure, secure and updated stock Android experience.

Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus: Camera

The Redmi Y2 comes with a 12MP and a 5MP camera at the back with phase detection autofocus and a dual-colour LED Flash. The rear camera can record full HD videos at 30 fps with decent quality. At the front, there is a 16MP lens which is supported by a LED flash.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus also comes with dual real camera setup consisting of 13MP primary sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. There is a 16MP front camera at the front. And given enough light, both the cameras can take good quality photos capturing decent amount of details.

Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus: Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is packed with a 3,080mAh Li-Polymer battery, the Nokia 5.1 Plus comes with a 3,060mAh battery. Both the smartphone can approx. last a day on a single chare while using less to moderate size apps.

 Redmi Y2 vs Nokia 5.1 Plus: Conclusion

Except the fact that Nokia 5.1 Plus doesn’t carry full-HD+ as compared to its most counterparts, the smartphone is one of the best options in this price segment. Other things going in the favour include Android One, good battery life.

Go for Redmi Y2, if you want a more balanced smartphone in terms of camera, performance and battery.

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