HTC Desire 526G Plus 16GB  Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime 
HTC Desire 526G Plus 16GB Xiaomi Redmi 2 (8GB, 1GB RAM)
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Excellence Score
13.9
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Value for Money Score
41.1
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Price Rs. 7,999 onwards N/A
Launch Date (India) Jan, 2015 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.1 Lollipop
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 312 pixels per inch)
Display Features LCD IPS, Full Lamination, Scratch Resistant (AGC Dragontrail Glass), Color temperature adjustment
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name N/A Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU N/A Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features N/A Omnivision Image Sensor, 5-element Lens, F/2.2 Aperture, 28mm wide-angle, Face Recognition, HDR, Panorama, Burst Mode, Exposure Control and Real-time Filters, Up to 10 Shots Per Second, BSI Sensor
Secondary Camera 2.0 MP 2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features HD Video Recording HD Video Recording, Beautify
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 9.8 mm 9.4 mm
Weight 154 gm 133 gm
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh 2200 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 622 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 15.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features HTC BlinkFeed Quick Charge (Get up to 30% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging); WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Distinctive, elegant design
  • Decent display with good viewing angles and colour reproduction
  • Nice HTC Sense UI over Android
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Decent 8MP camera
  • Decent battery backup
  • Good call quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Very good build quality
  • Rounded corners and matte finish back cover provides excellent grip to the phone
  • Very good 4.7 inch, 720p IPS display
  • New simplified MIUI interface (over Android) has new flat looks, and offers rich customization options
  • Very good speed/performance and multitasking backed by a very capable Snapdragon 410 chip with a 64-bit processor and 2GB RAM
  • Very good camera
  • 4G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Very good audio quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Very capable video player
  • Decent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Glossy build tends to be a fingerprint magnet
  • Non-HD display resolution

No Major Negatives!

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