HMD World has formally launched the Nokia X6 in China, which is the primary smartphone from the Finnish smartphone maker to embrace an iPhone X fashion notch. The value of the entry-level Nokia X6 begins at 1,299 Yuan (Rs 13,000) for the three GB RAM and 32 GB storage mannequin. Equally, Asus additionally launched the Asus ZenFone Max Professional M1 in India, for a beginning worth of Rs Rs 10,999. These two smartphones will instantly contend towards the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Be aware 5 Professional. After a latest worth hike of Rs 1000, the smartphone now retails for Rs 14,999 for the four GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant. These smartphones are powered by the identical Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core chipset, which affords a flagship class efficiency and the second greatest SoC within the Qualcomm 600 collection portfolio.
It seems like we lastly have a troublesome competitor for the flagship Redmi smartphone, which was all the time identified for providing best-in-class specs at an reasonably priced price ticket. After the launch of the Asus ZenFone Max Professional M1 and the Nokia X6 does the Redmi Be aware 5 nonetheless has an opportunity? let’s discover out.
The Xiaomi Redmi Be aware 5 has a semi-metal unibody design with a plastic antenna band on the highest and backside a part of the smartphone. Equally, the Asus Zenfone Max Professional M1 additionally has an analogous construct high quality. The Nokia X6 stands stall towards these telephones with its all-glass design, which makes it extra premium. And in addition, the Nokia X6 is the primary smartphone from Nokia to embrace the notch. Clearly, the Nokia X6 seems premium amongst the lot, however the different two smartphones do have their very own benefit, as they will stand up to unintended drops.
The Nokia X6 has a 5.Eight-inch FHD+ show with a notch on the highest. Whereas the Be aware 5 Professional and the ZenFone Max Professional has a 5.99-inch FHD+ show rounded corners. Underneath the hood, these smartphones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core chipset with three/four/6 GB RAM choices and 32/64 GB storage on the Nokia and Asus counterparts, whereas the Be aware 5 Professional has both four/6 GB RAM fashions with 64 GB storage. All three telephones reminiscence growth by way of micro SD card slot. The Nokia and Xiaomi fashions have a hybrid twin SIM slot, (2 SIM or a SIM+ Micro SD) whereas the Asus’s ZenFone has a triple slot SIM tray, which might settle for two SIM and a micro SD card altogether.
All three telephones have a twin digicam setup on the again, with an nearly an identical setup. There’s a main RGB sensor and a second depth sensor, to realize a diverse depth of discipline or bokeh impact. The Xiaomi Redmi Be aware 5 has a 12 MP + 5 MP setup, the Nokia X6 has a 16 MP + 5 MP setup and the ZenFone Max Professional has a 13 MP + 5 MP digicam setup. For the selfies, the Asus has an Eight MP digicam and the Nokia X6 and Redmi Be aware 5 Professional has a 16 MP and 20 MP front-facing cameras, respectively. The Asus and Xiaomi smartphones provide face unlock together with the fingerprint sensor.
The Nokia X6 and the Asus ZenFone Max Professional M1 are working on the most recent Android Eight.1 Oreo OS with inventory UI, whereas the Xiaomi Redmi Be aware 5 Professional affords Android Nougat with customized MIUI 9 pores and skin on the highest. The Redmi Be aware 5 can also be tipped to obtain Android Eight Oreo replace, however the firm has not specified any time-frame for the replace.
The Asus ZenFone Max Professional M1 has a large 5000 mAh Li-ion battery, whereas the Nokia X6 and the Redmi Be aware 5 Professional has a 3060 and a 4000 mAH batteries, respectively. The Asus ZenFone will final 2 days and the Redmi Be aware 5 Professional can last as long as a day and a half and the Nokia X6 can ship final for an entire day. These numbers have been specified for normals customers and the battery efficiency will fluctuate from individual to individual relying on the utilization. Although the Nokia X6 has a barely smaller battery, the smartphone helps Fast cost three.zero by way of USB kind C port, whereas the Redmi Be aware 5 Professional helps Fast cost 2.zero and the Asus ZenFone Max Professional maxes out at 5 volts and a couple of amps (10 watts).
It seems like we’re lastly seeing a troublesome struggle within the entry-level to the mid-tier smartphone market. With the latest worth hike, the Redmi Be aware 5 Professional would possibly lose an enormous chunk of the viewers because the Asus and Nokia have give you smartphones that may problem the likes of the Redmi Be aware 5 Professional in each facet.