The price segment up to Rs 20,000 is the most popular on today’s date. Brands such as Xiaomi, Motorola, Nokia and Oppo offer tremendous challenge to each other in this segment. Nokia recently launched Nokia 6 (2018) in India, which is better in terms of design, processor and camera than its old variants. The direct hit of the Nokia 6 (2018) review of 16,999 rupees is from Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, which was highly appreciated by Gadgets 360 in Review. If seen, this handset of Shawmi is the king of this price segment.
We used the Nokia 6 (2018) and Redmi Note 5 Pro for your convenience for about two weeks and tried to know whether Nokia’s latest midrange smartphone has the power to challenge Xiaomi? Let’s know …
Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Nokia 6 (2018) Design
Talking about the design, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Nokia 6 (2018) are made of metal and come with onscreen capacitive buttons. Both phones seem to be slim and classy, but Nokia 6 (2018) gives a feeling of high premium due to the strong build quality. This does not mean that the Redmi Note 5 Pro is weak from somewhere. Also note that Xiaomi’s smartphone looks modern due to thin bezel. In comparison, the borders of Nokia 6 (2018) are wider, due to which the design seems outdated.
Due to the curved edge and curved edges Redmi Note 5 Pro gives a good feeling in the hands. The Fingerprint Sensor of Note 5 Pro is faster and more accurate than Nokia’s phone. Nokia 6 (2018) has been given a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers. Whereas you will find Micro-USB port in Radmi Note 5 Pro.
Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Nokia 6 (2018) Specification
Radmi Note 5 Pro and Nokia 6 (2018) are very different from each other. Shawmo’s phone comes with a strong specification in cheap prices. Right now, Nokia’s phone is part of the Android One program. That is, the company’s eye is on clean and latest software and regular updates.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor has been used in Redmi Note 5 Pro. At the same time, the Nokia 6 (2018) comes with the Snapdragon 630 processor. HMD Global has made available just 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage variants of Nokia 6 (2018), which is available for Rs 16,999. At the same time, there are two variants of the Redmi Note 5 Pro – 4 GB RAM and 64 GB for 14,999 rupees and 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB storage for 16,999 rupees. You will be able to use MicroSD card in both smartphones. Regrettably these hybrids come with SIM trays. That is, you have to choose one of the other SIM cards and the MicroSD card.
Nokia 6 (2018) has a 5.5-inch full-HD display and its aspect ratio is 16: 9. The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a 5.99-inch full-HD + screen with 18: 9 aspect ratios. Compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the colors on Nokia 6 (2018) look more striking and the brightness level is even better. But due to the long screen, the Redmi Note 5 Pro looks more immersive and viewing angles are also slightly better.
Nokia 6 (2018) has a 3000 mAh battery, while the Chemoi handset is equipped with 4000 mAh battery. Both the phone’s connectivity features include 4G, VOLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS and 3.5mm headphone jacks.
Radmi Note 5 Pro vs. Nokia 6 (2018) Performance, Software and Battery Life
Redmi Note 5 Pro is far ahead of Nokia 6 (2018) in the benchmark score. Even on paper, the specification of the phone of Shawomai is very strong. But there is not much difference between the two phones in common use. Both handsets handle multi-tasking very easily.
Talking about the software, the difference between the two phones is huge. Nokia 6 (2018) is part of Google’s Android One program. There is no spam app in this. Phone runs on Android 8.1 Orio. The smartphone is also guaranteed to be updated for up to 2 years.
At the same time, Redmi Note 5 Pro has a skinned version of Android 7.1.2. The MUI stock is not as smooth as Android. Shaomi’s skin is equipped with a lot of features and has additional features such as forest-handled mode and dual-app. Both phones have face recognition inbuilt, which work well in better light. This feature seems to be stuck in low light.
In the case of Redmi Note 5 Pro battery life, Nokia 6 (2018) overturns. However, both phones run throughout the day with common usage. But the battery of Redmi Note 5 Pro remains a bit left in the last.
On the rear of Nokia 6 (2018) there is a 16-megapixel sensor, which is powered by a zice optics. It is equipped with F / 2.0 aperture. The front of the handset has a fixed focus sensor of 8 megapixels. Its aperture is also F / 2.0. There is a dual camera setup on the back of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The primary camera is 12 megapixels, which is F / 2.2 aperture. The secondary sensor is of 5 megapixels. A 20-megapixel sensor has been given for selfie lovers. It comes with LED flash.
The autofocus of Redmi Note 5 Pro is fast and accurate. At the same time, Redmi Note 5 Pro appears to be struggling in the case of white balance. Compared to this, Nokia 6 (2018) gives more clear and pictures with details. Both the smartphones seem to be struggling slightly in low light. But the Redmi Note 5 Pro is successful in achieving more than DETAIL. There is a secondary camera on the back side of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which helps in obtaining depth of field effects in photos. The result is that the photos are better than the average.
Nokia 6 (2018) features a Biosheet feature, meaning that the user can capture photos and videos at one time with front and rear camera. This feature is of work, but in this mode there is little loss to the quality of both the cameras. Redmi Note 5 Pro takes good selfie. But Nokia 6 (2018) front sensor captures more detail and dynamic photos.
may have many reasons for buying Redmi Note 5 Pro instead of Nokia 6 (2018). Redmi Note 5 Pro has many other exciting features with improved camera, 18: 9 display, good battery life and bezel equipped design. 4 GB variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro can be bought at Rs 14,999, which is also cheaper from Nokia 6 (2018) to 2,000 rupees.
Right now, Nokia 6 (2018) is a solid smartphone, whose build quality is superb. It will find USB-Type C ports, clean and latest software and a better front camera. Apart from this, it will also get easier with Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Both smartphones have their own advantages. They also have different clients. The user who wants to get better value in low price should choose Redmi Note 5 Pro. At the same time, Nokia 6 (2018) is for those, who offer views on stock Android, timely updates and great build quality.
Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Nokia 6 (2018)
|Redmi note 5 pro||Nokia 6 (2018)|
|Full NDTV Rating|
|Battery life rating|
|Value for money rating|
|Screen Size (Inches)||5.99||5.50|
|Resolution||1080×2160 pixels||1080×1920 pixels|
|Processor||1.8 GHz octa-core||2.2 GHz octa-core|
|Processor model||Qualcomm snapdragon 636||Qualcomm snapdragon 630|
|RAM||4 GB||3 GB|
|Internal storage||64 GB||32GB|
|Expandable storage type||MicroSD||MicroSD|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||128||128|
|Rear flash||led||Dual LED|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1||Android 8.0|
|Wi-Fi Standard Support||802.11b / g / n / ace||802.11 a / b / g / n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of sim||2||2|
|SIM type||Nano sim||Nano sim|
|4G / LTE||Yes||Yes|
|SIM type||Nano sim||Nano sim|
|4G / LTE||Yes||Yes|
|Compass / magnetometer||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|