Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and Huawei Y6 Pro were recently announced in Nepal and today we are going to look which one is worth for your money. But before we begin let’s find out the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and Huawei Y6 Pro.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Huawei Y6 Pro
152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
143.1 x 71.8 x 9.7 mm
5.5 inches Full HD(1080 x 1920 pixels) display (401ppi)
5.0 inches HD(720 x 1280 pixels) display (294 ppi)
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, MicroSD card support up to 32GB
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, MicroSD card support up to 128GB
13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus
13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, autofocus
5 MP, f/2.0
5 MP, f/2.2
Android v5.0 Lollipop, MIUI 7.0
Android OS, v5.1.1 Lollipop, EMUI 3.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, 3G, 4GLTE, Dual-SIM, IR port, USB OTG support
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, 3G, 4GLTE, Dual-SIM
3060mAh removable battery with fast charging
4000 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging
Build quality and Design:
Huawei Y6 Pro comes with compact body as it comes with 5.0inch display and has metal frame that gives premium feel whereas Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes in large body and matte plastic back cover. Also Xiaomi has integrated magnesium alloy inside the body frame to make device stronger. Huawei Y6 Pro comes with 67.1% screen-to-body ratio that means 67.1% of total body is covered by screen. Whereas Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes with 71.5% screen-to-body ratio. Despite smaller screen and compact size, Huawei Y6 Pro is 1.4mm thicker than Redmi Note 2 as it comes with large 4000mAh sealed in battery and weighs same as Redmi Note 2 i.e 160g. Both smartphone comes with excellent build quality and good design. Now it’s up to you whether you want compact smartphone with metal frame or large smartphone with matte plastic design.
Huawei Y6 Pro and Redmi Note 2 comes with IPS panel for good viewing angle but real differences between both devices are the screen size and resolutions. Huawei Y6 Pro comes with 5.0inch screen with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels whereas Redmi Note 2 comes with 5.5inch screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. Redmi Note 2 display is better than Huawei Y6 Pro in terms of contrast, color reproduction and sharpness. So if you love watching movies and playing games in your smartphone then you are going to love Redmi Note 2.
Huawei Y6 Pro and Redmi Note 2 are using chipset from same manufacturing company called Mediatek. But there is a whole different story when it comes to performance. Huawei Y6 Pro uses Mediatek MT6735P Quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU clocked at 1.3 GHz with Mali-T720MP2 GPU whereas Redmi Note 2 is using Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 Octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz with PowerVR G6200. So with double the number of cores clocked at higher speed and more powerful GPU, Redmi Note 2 is clear winner here when it comes to performance. If you are looking for the best gaming smartphone under 20k budget in Nepal then Redmi Note 2 is for you. FYI: Mediatek Helio X10 is the same chipset used in other smartphones like: HTC One E9+, Sony Xperia M5 and Gionee Elife E8 that cost way expensive than Redmi Note 2.
Redmi Note 2 and Huawei Y6 Pro, both comes with 13MP rear camera and 5MP front facing camera. But there are some differences in camera hardware. For example, Huawei Y6 Pro 13MP rear camera comes with f2.0 aperture and normal auto focus technology whereas Redmi Note 2 13MP rear camera comes with f2.2 aperture and phase detection auto focus technology. Which means you can take some better phone with Huawei Y6 Pro at low light situation because of bigger aperture whereas with Redmi Note 2 you will able focus fast on the subject because of phase detection autofocus. Also Redmi Note 2 can record slo-mo video at 720p resolution.
Now if you are selfie lover you are going to love Redmi Note 2 as it comes with bigger f2.0 aperture compared to Huawei Y6 pro smaller f2.2 aperture. This means you will able capture better selfies with Redmi Note 2 in low light situation compared to Huawei Y6 pro.
Both comes with Dual-SIM card slots that supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks and Bluetooth v4.0. But Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes with faster dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac. Also Redmi Note 2 has Infrared port to control your TV, air conditioner etc and supports OTG cable whereas Huawei Y6 Pro does not have these features.
Now if you have read the specs carefully you know who is going to win here. With big 4000mAh battery, smaller screen size and lower resolution, Huawei Y6 Pro can deliver better battery life compared to Redmi Note 2. However Redmi Note 2 can give up to 114hrs of Standby time, 46 hrs of music playback and 7.5 hrs of video streaming.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes with impressive powerful processor at its price range. Also it’s big, sharp and vibrant display makes a perfect device for gaming and watching videos. On the other hand, Huawei Y6 Pro comes with compact metal frame body design that give premium feel as well as large 4000mAh battery that gives outstanding battery life compared to Redmi Note 2.
Now coming to the price, Huawei Y6 Pro is priced at Rs.22,499 whereas Redmi Note 2 is priced at Rs.19,999 in Nepal. If I had to choose between Redmi Note 2 and Huawei Y6 Pro, I will go with Redmi Note 2 simply because I love bigger screen phone. Seriously with Helio X10 CPU and 5.5inch Full HD display, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is definitely bang for the buck smartphone.
So there you have it guys. I hope after reading this article now you know which one is worth for your money.