Google last month surprised all of us with its New Android One device from Xiaomi which actually replaces the two-year-old Lava Pixel V1. Meanwhile Motorola\’s Successful G5 Plus Gone Through a new upgrade called as Moto G5S Plus which Comes with a Beautiful screen with higher pixel density, Ships with latest Nougat and a Dual Camera.Let us start Comparing one with another.
What is Android One
Android One is a low cost Google Certified devices that run the Stock Android operating system. It is a hardware and software standard created by Google for the consumers who doesn’t want to run OEM customized version of Android. Google manages the design, development , marketing, and support of these devices while all manufacturing are carried out by partnering with OEMs. Security and system updates are also handled by Google only,The first set of Android One devices like the Lava Pixel V1 featured a MediaTek\’s quad-core MT6582 Processor.
DESIGN: Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus
The New Android One Mi A1 Comes with a really New design compared to the existing Xiaomi Phones.The New design also does makes the Phone to fit perfectly in Your Hands.I just feel the Old Moto G5 Plus with full Metal Construction to be better than the new One with Plastic.
While Xiaomi has placed their Fingerprint reader at the rear, It does feel annoying to each time pick up the phone to Unlock it. You won\’t have the same Problem with the Motorola\’s Fingerprint reader placement in the Front. Both the Phones have excellent design and there is no doubt about it.
CAMERA: Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus
Woah! This is where everyone gets confused as Both the Phones have Dual Camera setup.The Moto G5S Plus Comes with Dual 13 MP Cameras while the Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with Dual 12 MP cameras.The Android One Mi A1 comes with Telephoto Lens just like the iPhone 7 plus.
The Telephoto Camera Lens Technology on the Android one Xiaomi Mi A1 takes the better depth of quality Pictures and also has better zoom support.The Moto G5S Plus has a Front Flash to come up with low light conditions.Also the Colors on Moto G5s plus looks perfectly well saturated than the Mi A1.The Android One Mi A1 doesn\’t do well on Autofocus and Stabilization as the videos which we took on this was Shaky too, But this is Not the Problem with Moto G5S Plus.
If you\’re a Photographer and Wanted to completely Control the Lens according to your liking, Then you should only think about Xiaomi Mi A1 or if You prefer Firing up the camera and Get Excellent pictures without undergoing any Change in settings, then go for Moto G5S Plus.
HARDWARE: Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus
Both the Android One Xiaomi Mi A1 and Moto G5S Plus has a 5.5 inch Full HD Display.Mi A1 has more Natural Colors while the Moto G5S Plus is Vivid.The Hardware on both these Phones is very similar in terms of Processor With Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 being found on both the devices with Maximum Power Efficiency and Noticeable Performance when needed. G5S Plus gets Hot when Charging the device, while the Mi A1 gets warm when using the GPS.
The RAM and Internal Storage on Both the phones are similar with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of Internal Storage. Both the Phones have similar battery too.I just wish that Mi A1 Comes with a 4000 MAH battery like every Mi Phone. But yes , Mi A1 has 3080 mah battery and Motorola G5S Plus has 3000 Mah battery. No difference only!
UNIQUE FEATURES: Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus
We are heading towards the future with USB Type C across all Products right from laptops , Mobile Phones or even Tablets.This specification is so necessary for a Unified Charging Medium across all the Products.The Android One Mi A1 has USB Type C to Charge and Default file Transfers. But the Motorola G5S Plus still carries that Old Micro USB port. This is 2017 Motorola Come on!
but here is the another one being the Google Android One Mi A1 , It is Supposed to have Android Pay which is making use of NFC Chip but no! Google missed it without shipping the Android One Mi A1 without any such thing.Moto G5S Plus Shines here.
The Android One Mi A1 also has an IR blaster and Exceptionally loud Speakers than the Motorola G5S Plus. The Moto G5S Plus on the other hand also has camera and Flashlight hand gestures. Totally depends on what you prefer and Value.
PRICING: Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus
The Android One Mi A1 is priced at 14,999 Rupees and the Moto G5S Plus is priced at 15,999 rupees. The color options for the Android One Mi A1 include Black , Gold and Rose Gold. The Moto G5S Plus has colors from Lunar Grey and Blush Gold.
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