Micromax Canvas Infinity Vs. Redmi4 Vs. Moto E4 Vs. Coolpad Note 5; The Quest For The Best

Its a brawl of the midrangers!


Quest For Best Opt

The midrange smartphone market is thriving more than ever. With some of the best-in-class specifications available at the best prices, it’s tough to choose the best one. Of course, there’s no such thing as the best smartphone. It all depends on your requirements.

What Should You Look For In A Midrange Smartphone?

Midrange phones are always touted to be all-round devices, which are better than the high priced flagships in terms of value-for-money. Midrange phones mostly have a good set of specifications in a specific area, but generally lose out on a some features. It is a tough balance to maintain. Taking into account, a good balance of performance, features and design, here are the top 4 midrange smartphones available and forthcoming in the market now.

Redmi 4

Redmi 4 packs in a 5.0” IPS LCD HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 and 2.5D curved glass protection on top. Redmi 4 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core 1.4GHz processor. There are three variants available; 2GB + 16GB, 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB. Storage on all the variants can be expanded up to 128GB with an external memory card. It has a 13 megapixel shooter on the back and has a 5 megapixel shooter up front. Redmi 4 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box with MIUI 8 on top. It packs in a big 4100mAh battery. It supports Dual SIMs with a hybrid SIM slot and 4G VoLTE. It sports a fingerprint scanner below the rear camera.

Top Features

  1. Big 4100mAh Battery
  2. Display
  3. Processor
  4. Fingerprint Sensor

Moto E4

Moto E4 comes with a 5.0” HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 2.5D glass protection on top. Moto E4 is powered by MediaTek MT6737 quad core processor clocked at 1.3GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM. Moto E4 has 16GB on-board storage, which can further be expanded up to 128GB with an external memory card. Moto E4 sports an 8 megapixel shooter on back with autofocus and f/2.2 aperture. On the front, the device houses a 5 megapixel shooter with an additional selfie flash. It supports two SIMs with 4G VoLTE. Moto E4 runs Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

Top Features

  1. Runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  2. Camera
  3. Front Flash
  4. 4G VoLTE

Coolpad Note 5

Coolpad Note 5 sports a 5.5” full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 2.5D curved glass on top. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM. It has 32GB of on-board storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB with an external memory card. The device sports a 13 megapixel rear shooter with LED flash and has a 8 megapixel shooter on front. Additionally, it has a fingerprint scanner on the back. It packs in a huge 4,010mAh battery that offers 350 hours of standby time. It supports Dual SIMs with 4G VoLTE support and runs Android Marshmallow 6.0 out of the box with Cool 8 UI on top.

Top Features

  1. Processor
  2. RAM
  3. Display
  4. Big 4010 mAh Battery

Micromax Canvas Infinity

This smartphone comes with a 5.7” Infinity Display with an unusual 18:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. It has an almost edge-to-edge display, but it is not bezel-less. Canvas Infinity runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box (Micromax has confirmed upgradation to Android 8.0 Oreo). The Micromax Canvas Infinity is powered by 1.4GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 425 coupled with 3G of RAM. It has a 32GB of on-board storage which can be further be expanded up to 128GB with an external memory card. Canvas Infinity sports a 13MP shooter on back with a true tone LED flash and has an f/2.0 aperture with 1.12um pixel size. Up front it has a 16MP shooter which has take Bokeh Selfies with f/2.0 aperture (also has a dedicated front LED flash). It supports two sims and has 4G VoLTE support.

Top Features

  1. Big 5.7” Infinity Display
  2. 13.0 megapixel Camera
  3. Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  4. 16.0 megapixel Front Camera with Soft Flash and Real-Time Bokeh

Detailed Comparison

Moto E4 vs Redmi 4 vs Coolpad Note 5 vs Micromax Canvas Infinity

Moto E4 Redmi 4 Coolpad Note 5 Micromax Canvas Infinity
Display 5.5” HD Display 5.0” HD IPS Display 5.5” Full HD IPS Display 5.7” Infinity Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio
Processor Mediatek MT6737 Quad-Core 1.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core 1.4 GHz
Front Camera 5 Megapixel 5 Megapixel 8 megapixel 16 megapixel
Rear Camera 8 Megapixel 13 Megapixel 13 megapixel 13 megapixel
Software Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android Marshmallow 6.0 Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Storage 16GB 16GB 32GB 32GB
Battery 2800 mAh 4100 mAh 4010 mAh 2900 mAh
Price Rs. 8,400/- (16 GB) Rs. 6,999/- (16 GB) Rs. 10,999/- Rs. 9,999/-
  1. Prasad says


    While describing Moto E4, you have mentioned ‘MediaTek MT 6737 quad core processor clocked at 1.3GHz’ however, in Detailed Comparison you marked its processor as ‘Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core 1.4 GHz’

    Please review the content before publishing; people are following you and have faith on you so, please take care

    Thank you


    1. Ninad Naik says

      No the author is correct
      The Snapdragon is only for us variant

      1. Prasad says

        Thank you for the comment and correction made

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