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Micromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601) vs Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)

Side by side comparison between Micromax Selfie 2 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi 5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5 XMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)05Points
Micromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
5.7"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)5 Advantages Micromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)vsRedmi 5 (32GB/3GB)14 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
1.3Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core98%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)10%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1440 pixels13%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+282 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+5.7"4%
Larger screen
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 7.1.2 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.2 Nougat is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

28 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
32GB (22GB available) / 32GB (23GB available)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
ModelSelfie 2 Note (Q4601)Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Other model namesMicromax Selfie 2 Note Q4601, Micromax Q4601紅米5, Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB + 3GB RAM) MDT1, MDE1, Xiaomi Rosy
Country or region availableIndia
India
ChinaSpainHong KongIndiaIndonesiaItalySingaporeThailandTaiwan(Global, International)Vietnam
China, Spain, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, (Global, International), Vietnam
BrandMicromaxXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2017December, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.5 x 153.5 millimeters (3.05 x 6.04 in)72.8 x 151.8 millimeters (2.87 x 5.98 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Micromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 600Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (23GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China version), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China/Taiwan version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/1800 (Bands 3,5)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4

China/Taiwan version:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)

India/Italy/Thailand/Vietnam version:
LTE 850/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)

Spain/Singapore/Indonesia version:
LTE 800/850/900/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- OV 8856 back camera sensor
- Sony IMX135 front camera sensor
- VoLTE
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic frame
- Aluminum back
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.1
- Silicone case included
- Fast battery charging 5V/2A
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
Power supplyMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rateMicromax Selfie 2 Note (Q4601)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (32GB/3GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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