YU YUREKA vs Xiaomi Redmi Note Photo Gallery

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Micromax’s YU launched the YU YUREKA (AO5510) smartphone running Cyanogen OS last month for Rs. 8,999. We already brought you the a hands on impressions,unboxing and a comparison gallery of the phone with the OnePlus One. Now let’s compare the phone with Xiaomi Redmi Note in our comparison photo gallery.

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The YU Yureka has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor. It runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat). The Xiaomi Redmi Note on the other hand has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display based on OGS technology and 178-degree wide viewing angle. It has a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450 GPU and runs on MIUI v5 ROM based on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). Both the devices have a 5MP front facing camera.

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Both the phones have capacitive touch buttons below the display.

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The YU Yureka is entirely made of plastic although it has a matte finish on the back that gives it a smooth rubber-like feel. Redmi Note is also encompassed in a plastic body, but it has shiny finish. Both the phones have a removable back cover. The former has the YU branding at the top while the latter has the Mi branding at the bottom.

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Both the phones have 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and supports 1080p video recording. However, the Yureka comes with 5P lenses, Sony Exmor RS IMX135 sensor and 720p slow motion at 60fps.

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Loud speaker grill on the Yureka is placed at the center while that on the Mi is on the left side of the back.

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The micro USB port for both the devices is situated at the bottom along with primary microphone.

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The Yureka has volume rockers on the left side while Redmi note has no buttons.

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The power button for Yureka is present on the right side while the volume rockers and power button for Redmi Note are also seen on the right.

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Both the devices have a 3.5mm audio jack at the top. The Yureka is 8.8mm thick as compared to 9.45mm thick Redmi Note.

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Yureka has a 2500mAh removable battery and two micro SIM slots, a microSD card slot and has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. Redmi Note comes with a 3100 mAh removable battery, dual full SIM slots and a microSD card slot and has 2GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Finally, connectivity options on both the phones include 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. However, the Yureka supports 4G LTE and the Redmi Note supports 3GHSPA+ connectivity. Xiaomi also sells a single SIM Redmi Note 4G with a Snapdragon 400 SoC.

The YU YUREKA goes on sale exclusively on Amazon.in starting from January 13th. Currently Xiaomi is selling only the Redmi Note 4G via Flipkart and Airtel stores in select cities in India, but it is likely to bring back the Redmi Note soon.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+