3 of the top dual SIM phones within 6000 to 13000 Rs range are Redmi 1s, Moto G (2nd Gen) and Zenfone 5. Domestic players like Micromax, Karbonn, LAVA XOLO and Intex were considered major players in the budget phone range market segment but their good days came to an end when Redmi 1s was launched in India for 6000 Rs.

Moto G 1st and 2nd gen rule over handsets in 10000 to 15000 rupees range. Zenfone 5 is a good competitor to both 1s and Moto G. Now let’s find out the reason for the tremendous success of these 3 handsets.

Comparison: Xiaomi Redmi 1s vs Moto G vs Asus Zenfone 5

Moto G 2nd Gen and 1s phones come with a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and single Adreno 3.5 GPU. Zeonfone 5 on other hand features a dual-core Intel processor. The CPU of Redmi 1s has a 1.6 GHz clock rate, Moto G’s chip ticks at 1.2 GHz. Xiaomi’s and Asus’s handset has an 8GB of ROM, Android 4.3 OS and it supports SD cards of 64 GB storage capacity.

moto g 2nd Gen vs Redmi 1s vs Zenfone 5

Motorola’s phone features a 16 GB internal storage hardware, Android Kit Kat v4.4 OS and it supports 32 GB MicroSD cards. Zenfone can be updated to Kit Kat, Xiaomi will roll out MIUI 6 OTA updates (based on Android 4.4) by the end of December. The 3 phones come with a 720p IPS touchscreen display. 1S uses Dragontail glass protection, 2000 mAh Li-Po battery and its screen measures 4.7 inches (with 312 PPI).

xiaomi redmi 1s vs Moto G vs Zenfone 5

Zenfone 5 and Moto G comes with 2070, 2110 mAh battery, 298, 328 pixels density and a 5.inch display that features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 technology. Both phones from Motorola and Asus are fitted with a 2 MP front and an 8.0 MP rear AF camera. 1S packs with a 1.6 MP front shooter and a rear 8.0 MP snapper with f/2.2 aperture, Sony Exmor RS sensor, and wide-angle support.

asus zenfone 5 vs Moto G vs Redmi 1s

When it comes to Antutu scores and price, Moto G scores around 18500 and it costs 12000 Rs, 1s, and Zenfone 5 scores within 19000 to 21000 Rs and they are priced at 5999 and 9999 Rupees respectively.

As you can see from the above comparison of key features, Redmi 1s and Zenfone 5 are more impressive than Moto G. Thus, if you’re planning to buy a low budget phone, you should consider only these 2 handsets.


  1. hari prasanth m

    compare Asus zenfone 5 & Xiaomi Redmi note 4G


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