The price category of Php5,000 to Php7,000 are slowly being ruled by really good smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and the Asus Zenfone 5. We take a look at the two and compare them with each other.
Both global brands as well recognized and have good reputation so more often than not, the choice between the two boils down to the hardware specifications and price.
So we plotted them down in this table.
|Specs||Xiaomi Redmi 1S||Asus Zenfone 5|
|Display||4.7-inch HD IPS|
|5.0-inch HD IPS
|Processor||Snapdragon 400 |
|Intel Atom Z2560
|OS||Android 4.3||Android 4.3|
The Zenfone 5 has a lot of points over the Redmi 1S, including double the RAM, expandable storage, display size and slightly higher battery capacity.
As for the performance, our Antutu Benchmakr scores put the Intel Atom of the Zenfone 5 slightly better at 22k compared to the 21k on the Snapdragon 400 of the Redmi 1S.
The Redmi 1S is cheaper by about Php1,000 so that’s one of the consideration here as well.