Redmi 5A vs Moto C Plus Comparison of the Budget Phones

Updated on 2017-11-30 by Shivam Setia

Redmi 5A vs Motorola C Plus comparison

Redmi 5A was launched as a #DeskKaSmartphone to cater to the big segment of people that look for low budget Android smartphones. Both the phones have a plastic body with Redmi 5A having a better rear and front camera having 13MP and 5MP sensors compared to Moto C plus which has an 8MP and 1MP sensor. 

Redmi 5A also holds a better processor Snapdragon 425 having an Antutu Benchmark score of 37000 while Motorola C Plus has MediaTek MTK6737 which scores only 27000.  The battery backup of Motorola C Plus is better compared to Redmi 5A. Both the phones support VOLTE and can run with JIO sim flawlessly.

Redmi 5A also has a higher variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory priced at 6999, due to higher RAM, this variant is better suited for multitasking.

Let us check the complete comparison below.

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Features Comparison


Redmi 5A Features

  • 2 GB RAM | 16 GB ROM
  • 5" HD Display 720p
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 5999

Motorola C Plus Features

  • 2 GB RAM | 16 GB ROM
  • 5" HD Display 720p
  • Rear Camera: 8MP
  • Front Camera: 1MP
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 6999

Pros Comparison

Redmi 5A Pros

  • The Redmi 5A is made of plastic but the build quality is good and phone feels comfortable in hand.
  • Display is decent with good viewing angles
  • Redmi 5A supports VOLTE and call quality is good
  • Can be used as a remote as there is infrared sensor at the top
  • There is a dedicated MicroSD slot on this device.

Motorola C Plus Pros

  • Battery backup of the device is excellent. It will easily last for 2 days with a single charge.
  • There is no bloatware on the device and OS is stock android. The UI is clean and simple.
  • The internal storage is just 16GB but there is a dedicated microsd slot which is a plus.
  • There is a flash above the display which will help selfies in low light.

Cons Comparison

Redmi 5A Cons

  • Camera is average

Motorola C Plus Cons

  • The front camera resolution is just 2MP and it is fixed focus so selfies are not going to look great.
  • The mediatek chipset is not powerful enough so day to day operation will feel laggy.
  • There is no fingerprint sensor.

Ratings Comparison

Redmi 5A

Performance Rating of 5A

Performance

Design Rating of Redmi 5A

Design

Battery Rating of Redmi 5A

Battery

Camera Rating of Redmi 5A

Camera

Software Rating of 5A

Software

Value For Money Rating of 5A

Value For Money

Motorola C Plus

Performance Rating of C Plus

Performance

Design Rating of Motorola C Plus

Design

Battery Rating of Motorola C Plus

Battery

Camera Rating of Motorola C Plus

Camera

Software Rating of C Plus

Software

Value For Money Rating of C Plus

Value For Money

Specifications Comparison



Redmi 5A Motorola C Plus
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Android 7.0
Chipset Snapdragon 425 MediaTek MTK6737
Memory(RAM) 2GB 2GB
Intenal Storage 16GB 16GB
Expandable Storage Upto 128GB MicroSD Upto 32GB MicroSD
Primary Camera 13MP 8MP
Front Camera 5MP 1MP
Battery Capacity 3000mAh 4000mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD TFT LCD IPS
Hybrid Sim Slot No No
Screen Size 5 5
Screen Resolution HD 720p HD 720p
NFC No No
USB Type C No No
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No No
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 137gm 151gm
Thickness 8.3mm 10mm

See full review of Redmi 5A

See full review of Motorola C Plus

Conclusion

So as can be seen from the specification and comparison, Redmi 5A surely has an upper hand over Moto C Plus with a better camera, light in weight and a better processor. Though Moto C Plus has a better battery, with all the price differences between the two, Redmi 5A is the clear winner.

Read the complete review of Redmi 5A and Motorola C Plus


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