Samsung has launched its newest mid-range smartphone in India, the Galaxy Grand Max in India, priced at Rs 15,990. While the phablet sports decent specifications, it will face some strong competition from the likes of the Redmi Note 4G and the Yu Yureka. These smartphones not only have similar set of specifications, but are also lighter on the pockets. We pit the handsets against each other in a spec and features comparison to see how they fare. Also Read - Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Yu Yureka: Specifications, features compared
The Redmi Note 4G and the Yureka are priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively. The Galaxy Grand Max though is almost Rs 6,000 higher than the other two. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy J1 4G, Galaxy Core Prime 4G and Galaxy Grand Prime 4G launching in India in March: Price, specifications and features
Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is the thinnest at just 7.9mm followed by Yureka at 8.8mm and the Redmi Note 4G is the chunkiest at 9.5mm thickness. The Yureka is lightest at 155 grams and is trailed by the Galaxy Grand Max at 161 grams.
Micromax Yureka and Redmi Note 4G both feature a 5.5-inch display with HD (1280×720 pixels) resolution. Samsung Galaxy Grand Max, on the other hand, features a slightly smaller 5.25-inch display. It too has a resolution of 1280×720 pixels.
Processor and RAM
All the three handsets are powered by different processors. The Yureka is powered by a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The Redmi Note 4G, on the other hand, is powered by a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Lastly, the Galaxy Grand Max is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core chipset paired with 1.5GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Max comes with 16GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB whereas the Yu Yureka features the same 16GB of onboard memory but it can be expanded only up to 32GB.
The Redmi Note 4G, on the other hand, lags behind with 8GB of internal storage, which too can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card.
This round is a tie, since all the three smartphones feature a 13-megapixel snapper at the back, and a 5-megapixel snapper at the front.
The Redmi Note 4G draws its power from a 3,100mAh battery pack, whereas the Galaxy Grand Max and the Micromax Yureka feature a smaller 2,500mAh battery pack.
All the three smartphones run on Android KitKat wrapped under their respective UI. Samsung’s phablet is wrapped under the TouchWiz UI, while the Redmi Note 4G and the Yureka are wrapped under the MIUI 6.0 and Cyanogen OS 11 respectively.
All the three smartphones then are closely matched in terms of specifications and features, and feature LTE support as well. The biggest difference though is the price tag. Where the Redmi Note 4G and the Yureka are priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively, the Galaxy Grand Max is priced at Rs 15,990.