With Xiaomi temporarily suspending its sales in India, post the Delhi High Court order, buyers will have to look for alternatives to the Redmi 1S, and the Redmi Note. We have already given a list of phones that can be considered in place of the Redmi 1S, and here are five phones that can be considered in place of the Redmi Note. Also Read - Mi 11 Lite 4G could be axed in India as rumours suggest an interesting developmentAlso Read - MIUI 13 reportedly delayed due to need for further optimisations: Here's what we know
The Redmi Note courted the same frenzy as Xiaomi’s previous devices. In the two flash sales that were conducted, the devices were sold out in 6 and 8 seconds respectively. Few devices come close to Xiaomi’s generous offerings. The Redmi Note flaunts a 5.5-inch HD (1280 720 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 267ppi, Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 1.7GHz Mediatek MT6592 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage and 3,100mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and on the software front it runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean wrapped under MIUI version 5. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
Motorola Moto G (second-gen)
The new Motorola Moto G was launched in September at a price tag of Rs 12,999. It flaunts a 5-inch HD (1280 720 pixels) display, with Gorilla Glass protection, a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, and a 2,070mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and on the software front it runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
Asus Zenfone 5
The Asus Zenfone 5 was launched in January with a price tag of Rs 9,999. It features a 5-inch 720p display, and is powered by a 1.6GHz Intel s Atom Z2560 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It also features 8GB of internal memory, 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing camera for selfies. Another stripped-down variant, the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite was also launched this month for Rs 8,999.
Alcatel One Touch Flash
Alcatel OneTouch Flash was launched in November, and is true-blue competitor to the Redmi Note. The device is priced at Rs 9,999 and features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 1.4GHz MediaTek octa-core processor, 1GB RAM, 3,200mAh battery, 8GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD ), dual SIM card slots and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box.
The Panasonic P81 was launched in May and is priced at Rs 12,400. The device features a 5.5-inch HD 720p display, 1.7GHz MediaTek true octa-core chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options on the phone include dual-SIM connectivity, 3G (HSPA+) network support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and AGPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box and is upgradeable to 4.4 KitKat.
Micromax Canvas Gold A300
The Micromax Canvas Gold A300 was launched in June and is now priced at Rs 13,343. It flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) display, 2GHz octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2,300mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and on the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
|Features||Redmi Note||Asus Zenfone 5||Alcatel OneTouch Flash||Panasonic P81||Micromax Canvas Gold A300||Motorola Moto G|
|Processor||1.7GHz octa-core||1.6GHz dual-core||1.4GHz octa-core||1.7GHz octa-core||2Ghz octa-core||1.2GHz quad-core|
|Storage||8GB expandable||8GB expandable||8GB expandable||8GB expandable||32GB||16GB expandable|
|OS||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (upgradable)||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (upgradable)||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Price||Rs 8,999||Rs 9,999||Rs 9,999||Rs 12,400||Rs 13,343||Rs 12,999|
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