HTC Desire 526G+, Xioami Redmi Note 4G and Micromax YU Yureka are three affordable smartphones that pack some impressive specifications and features for a great pricing currently available in India. Yu Yureka has already tasted some success while Redmi Note 4G and HTC Desire 526G+ are yet to go on sale in India. So, here we try to compare these three on various parameters and so that you can decide which one is worth your money.
HTC Desire 526G+ vs Xioami Redmi Note 4G vs YU Yureka comparison review:
HTC Desire 526G+ has a 4.7-inch (960x540p) resolution display, while YU Yureka and Redmi Note 4G both have 5.5-inch, 720p resolution displays and Gorilla Glass protection. On close inspection Redmi Note 4G and Yureka seem to have better displays
Yureka comes with a matt-finish back while other two phones have glossy back panels. HTC Desire 526G+ sports a more colorful personality unlike two others. All the three phones come with a removable back cover. Build quality wise HTC may have a bit of advantage while Yureka offer better grip due to its Matt back.
Processor and Memory:
HTC Desire 526G+ has a 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6592 Octa-core processor and 1GB RAM, and the phone also has an external storage slot that supports memory cards of up to 32GB capacity. It comes in 8GB and 16GB storage variants.
Micromax YU Yureka is powered by a 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core chip with 1.5GHz processor cores, Adreno 405 graphics and 2GB DDR3 RAM. It has 16GB storage and a microSD card slot.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G is powered by a 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad core processor and has 2GB RAM. It also offers its users 8GB of internal storage and can hold microSD cards of up to 32GB.
Connectivity & LTE support:
HTC Desire 526G+ comes with dual-sim support, but doesn’t have LTE support. The other two phones come with LTE support. Yureka is a Dual-Sim device while Redmi Note 4G is a single sim device.
HTC Desire 526G+ comes Android 4.4.2 KitKat pre-installed with a stripped down version of HTC’s Sense UI. It comes with HTC BlinkFeed home screen that offers customized streams to deliver news and social updates.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G runs MIUI, a heavily customized version of Android 4.4 KitKat that resembles Apple’s iOS in design and navigation and doesn’t come with a separate app drawer.
YU Yureka comes with Cyanogen OS, a custom after-market version of Android 4.4 KitKat developed by Cyanogen and the interface is extremely close to Stock Android. CyanogenMod OS is known for its customisability and new features over stock Android.
Both Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi Note have better camera specs over HTC Desire 526G+. Both pack a 13MP rear camera accompanied by an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. HTC Desire 526G+ features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash for capturing pictures and a 2MP front camera for selfies.
The 8GB storage variant of HTC Desire 526G+ is sold exclusively on online marketplace Snapdeal at Rs 10,400, while the 16GB version is available across all retail stores at Rs 11,400.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G has been priced at Rs 9,999 and is sold exclusively by Snapdeal, while YU Yureka retails at Rs 8,999 on Amazon respectively through weekly flash sales. Read how to buy Yureka by clicking here.
YU Yureka comes on top with the best hardware specifications and maximum connectivity options out of three. It also offers better grip due to its Matt back and has a good design too. Though HTC Desire 526G+ may appeal young buyers more with its colorful personality. Though when it comes to bangs for bucks, YU Yureka is the best package and boasts of high-end hardware specifications, a good camera and customisable software at the most affordable price of all three.